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Jay-Z Personally Called Governor Of Minnesota Stressing 'Justice Be Served' For George Floyd

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By Mike Walters

Jay-Z personally picked up the phone and dialed the Governor of Minnesota, stressing to the politician that justice needs to be served for the murder of George Floyd.

During the latest press conference, from the state where the incident occurred, Minnesota's Governor of Minnesota Tim Walz said Jay-Z called him Saturday night to discuss the situation.

In his statement, Walz, said "receiving a call last night realizing how big this was, and that Jay-Z the 'Dad' not the international performer called him last night. On the call, Walz says Jay "stressed to me that justice needs to be served."

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It is being reported, that Van Jones is the one who connected Jay-Z and the Governor.

In the phone call, the Governor said about speaking with Jay-Z, "It was a dad - and I think quite honestly a black man whose visceral pain of this that he knew. His words summarized that justice needs to be served here."

He continued, "He knows the world is watching, and how Minnesota handles this is going to have an impact across the country. It's a positive sign that someone of that stature, that has a presence like that, is focused in the moment of what Minnesota is focused on."

Jay Z The 'Dad' Called, Not The International Performer

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As we reported, Jay Z's wife Beyonce, shared a video discussing the situation on her Instagram.

The 38-year-old star said she "broken" and "disgusted" over the way the situation is being handled. "We need justice for George Floyd," the "Freedom" singer said. "We all witnessed his murder in broad daylight."

She contiuned, "We’re broken and we’re disgusted. We cannot normalize this pain. I’m not only speaking to people of color. If you’re white, black, brown, or anything in between, I’m sure you feel hopeless by the racism going on in America right now."

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Beyonce: No More Senseless Killings Of Human Beings

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Beyonce is clear, "No more senseless killings of human beings. No more seeing people of color as less than human. We can no longer look away.

She added, "George is all of our family in humanity. He’s family because he’s a fellow American. There have been too many times that we’ve seen these violent killings and no consequences. Yes, someone has been charged but justice is far from being achieved.”

As we reported several other celebrities including Jamie Foxx, Nick Cannon, Machine Gun Kelly, and Halsey have joined protestors on the front lines protesting George Floyd's murder.

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