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WNBA star Brittney Griner was sentenced to nine years in a Russian prison for drug possession, and celebrities are speaking out.
Many famous faces expressed their outrage at the conviction on social media. Here are some of those who have responded so far.
“Sorry” singer Justin Bieber took to Instagram to ask what he could do for Brittney. He posted: “If anyone knows anything I can help, please let me know.”
The rapper shared on Instagram that he was watching Fox News when the Griner story broke. He called the situation “wild.”
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Actress Gabrielle Union used the hashtag “WeAreBG”, which many athletes and celebrities have used in the past to rally behind Griner, writing “Bring her home!!!”
TV personality Andy Cohen took to Twitter to voice his support for Griner, echoing the sentiment: “Bring Brittney home.”
Jada Pinkett Smith
“Red Table Talk” host Jada Pinkett Smith noted her heartbreak that Griner’s sentencing came the same day it was announced officers would be formally charged with Breonna Taylor’s death.
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Actress and activist Mia Farrow shared her support for Griner on Twitter, calling the phrase “heartbreaking.”
Actress and TV personality Sherri Shepherd says her heart is “breaking” for Griner, begging America to “end this nightmare”.
This story is evolving.
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