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Britney Spears divides fans with Black Lives Matter post

Oops, she did it once more.

Britney Spears is dividing her fans with a post backing Black Lives Matter, with some worrying that it’s proof she’s being “managed.”

The troubled pop songstress shared the divisive picture with her virtually 30 million followers on Instagram on Monday, the day that jury deliberations began over the ex-cop charged with George Floyd’s homicide.

It confirmed a black bus passenger holding an indication with a BLM hashtag studying, “White folks have generational wealth. Black folks have generational trauma. #WeAreNotTheSame.”

“Simply sayin’ 🗣🗣🗣 !!!!” Spears wrote, alongside with the hashtags #BlackLivesMatter and #BLM.

It sparked reward amongst some followers, hailing “woke Britney” and thanking her for talking up.

“Queen of becoming a member of the motion!!!!” one follower commented, whereas fan Michael Tropp informed her, “I didn’t suppose I might love you extra!!! Thanks for this. Britney for President!!”

However the post was shortly flooded by fans who discovered it poisonous — with many threatening to cease following her, and even calling the post racist in itself.

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Britney Spears divided fans with the post.
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“I imply – that is actually not true,” Dale Recchia informed the star of her post. “That is known as profiling which can also be racist.”

One other follower named Nona replied, “So now we’re labeling folks primarily based on pores and skin colour which is actually what we’re supposedly making an attempt to not do?”

“Please don’t go down this rabbit gap,” one fan informed her, whereas a flood of white fans identified that they had been nonetheless ready to see any of the generational wealth she claimed they’d.

“White individual right here and I even have generational trauma. Ignorant factor to post,” @elissabodenhorn replied, whereas Erin Beth stated, “Not all white folks have generational wealth and personally I’ve generational trauma.”

“Hurts to see this,” she informed the star.

“If ppl didn’t consider you had been being managed, they positive do now,” one sniffed of her BLM help, whereas one other fan was upset that the star was now simply “One other uneducated liberal.”

“I knew I coated your tattoo up for a purpose. 🐑🐏🐑” @rightmindedlady wrote.

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Spears shared the picture with her virtually 30 million followers on Instagram on Monday.
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One other fan advised the star ought to do extra than simply post images on-line if she was so involved concerning the wealth divide.

“So donate all of your cash @britneyspears,” tmronk5 replied.

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