Several pop artists are reacting to the news that George Zimmerman was found not guilty on all charges in last year’s shooting death of Trayvon Martin, with about all of them expressing varying degrees of disappointment with the verdict. Among the messages on Twitter:
Vita Chambers (@VitaChambers): Zimmerman not guilty! RIP Trayvon. Karma is the true justice
Melody Thornton (@MelodyThornton): God will have his way in this case! God knows what happened. #PrayForTheMartinFamily
I want to have faith in our system but I can only honestly say I am so f**king angry that a life was lost and 1 spared in the wrong order
Shaking!! I’m so disappointed in these 6 woman!!!!!
Kat DeLuna (@KatDeLuna): Praying for Trayvon Martin Family
Matt Nathanson (@mattnathanson): Oh no… trayvon.
Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore): My heart is heavy…for all who knew and loved #TrayvonMartin. His life mattered. This is shameful.
Melanie Amaro (@ItsMelanieAmaro): I cannot believe this !
Miley Cyrus (@MileyCyrus): I feel sick. #RipTrayvonMartin. No Justice. No peace. The world is a scary place.
Lance Bass (@LanceBass): That he didn’t get at least manslaughter blows my mind. Heart hurts for the Martin family.
Rebecca Black (@MsRebeccaBlack): woah. just heard about the Zimmerman verdict. opposite of excitement right now
Starshell (@Starshell): OMG! Just heard the verdict from the Trayvon Martin case. This is horrible. I think I just lost every ounce of faith I had in our “justice” system
Alexz Johnson (@alexzjohnson): Nothing to celebrate. So sad. A kid is dead, and a sane adult should have stayed in the car. #TrayvonMartin #GeorgeZimmerman
Greyson Chance (@greysonchance): saddened by tonight’s verdict #RipTrayvonMartin
Elizabeth and the Catapult (@thecatapult): I am sincerely shocked by this verdict. DOES NOT COMPUTE. I just don’t understand.
Mason Musso (@TheMasonMusso): Really saddened by the verdict tonight… My thoughts and prayers are with Trayvon Martin’s family