Bad Bunny went silent almost for a few weeks. His last post on social media was, “bye, I left.” He shared this on May 19. But the current situations make his voice out in support of the Black Lives Matter Movement.
In a recent statement titled “Forgive Me” found on Time magazine, the artist apologized to his fans for not speaking out sooner. Bad Bunny said that the current situation shocked him. He said, “I was always taught that we are all the same regardless of race, religion, and surname; that we are all brothers/sisters. I swear I don’t feel well, and I don’t think I can express myself properly.”
The reason for speaking out is the shocking death of George Floyd, killed by a white male officer. Fans kept questioning his long silence. As a result, he thought to express his thoughts on the incident in a statement.
Check out some of the highlights in the statement below.
Forgive my silence.
But I can’t even believe this is still happening.
Maybe it’s because I’ve always seen people’s hearts and, in my house, I was always taught that we are all the same regardless of race, religion, and surname; that we are all brothers/sisters…
Read more of the original statement on Time Magazine.