The Weeknd Donates $200k To Colin Kaepernick's Legal Defense Initiative

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The Weeknd just stepped up BIG for Colin Kaepernick -- shelling out $200,000 to the QB's campaign to cover legal costs for people who get arrested while protesting for George Floyd.

-- shelling out $200,000 to the QB's campaign to cover legal costs for people who get arrested while protesting forJust last week, Kaepernick's Know Your Rights Camp launched a"legal defense initiative" aiming to cover legal bills for the"freedom fighters" on the ground in Minnesota.

Kap says he's already put together a team of"top" defense attorneys to help out -- but they also asked for donations from outside supporters. Well, Weeknd -- real name Abel Tesfaye -- has answered the call with a HUGE donation ... and Team Kap couldn't be happier. "A HUGE thank you to @theweeknd for donating $200,000 to our Legal Defense Initiative to support Freedom Fighters on the ground!"The donation to Kap's initiative is part of The Weekend's $500k contribution to several Black Lives Matter campaigns ... including the BLM Global Network and National Bail Out."Keep supporting our brothers and sisters out there risking everything to push for actual change for our black lives," Abel said when announcing his donation.

"Urging everyone with big pockets to give and give big and if you have less please give what you can even if it's a small amount."

 

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Please, Kaepernick won't even get out and March and protest with the people. Where's his voice,why isn't he leading? He doesn't want to hurt his chances to get back in the NFL anymore than he already has.

DavidDorn

RICO

Funny we haven't heard anything from afro alf during all of this.

Kapernick is a POS

virgilabloh donated $50.

Awesome

Really wonder what would happen if their neighbourhoods were being lit up 🤔😏

Why do you support domestic terrorist who have killed and destroyed peoples lives for nothing more then answering the call of a corrupt abuse of power Democrats to overthrow the government and rule as tyrants and blacks do what their slave masters tell them vote for your masters.

Here's a God damn thought. How about donating this money to mental health services for all these poor children who are being traumatized by these senseless acts of violence? They are scared out of their minds wondering if they or loved ones, no matter the color, are gonna die.

The Weeknd really donated half a million and now he's dissing other celebs/labels for the blackout thing and not donating🔥🔥

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Did theweeknd also donate money towards a fund to help the innocent victims of these riots? riots2020

Hey everyone! Please retweet the qouted tweet below 🙏🙏

A lot of virgils

Now this should be viral thank you 🙏

Throw it up! Throw it up! This is how it done VirgilAbloh take notes! ✊🏾

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How about you donate all that money to StJude or ChildrensLA !!! Those children and families need the support theweeknd Kaepernick7

Going to prison for supporting terrorism 🤷‍♀️ AntifaDomesticTerrorist but that’s ok with us 🤣😂🤣 look at Hollywood starting legal defense fund for all those white supremacy groups they say are starting the riots 🤣😂🤣😂

Hope they are able to sort out protesters from rioters & looters

Two scum

Supporting terrorists is not a good look

They have money for thugs but nothing for the victims.

Why don’t you use that money to rebuild communities that were destroyed?

Let your voices be Heard... Please re-open the Murder case of Sandra Bland. Look at the video tape which shows 3 officers take her to a cell. The jail camera shows those same 3 officers leave her cell. After they just murdered her. PLEASE SHARE THIS POST.

It is funny when millionares give millionares money like this. It reminds me of when I buy a $.99 bag of pretzels and say, 'Keep the change.'

Attention seeking at it’s best...

Colin will probably keep 90 percent

Don’t care

Black privaledge is a shame. Playing that black card and being racist towards white people. We will stand our ground. Period. Hate filled black people against white people all it is. Several racist white people, but we will not bow and be trampled. PS-We have guns...a LOT of guns

Anything for the victims? Didn't think so.

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