AceShowbiz - Cheyenne Floyd believes that everyone needs to speak up about Black Lives Matters movement in the wake of the death of George Floyd. When she notices that her "Teen Mom" co-stars are being silent about the matter, she doesn't hesitate to call them out on Twitter.
"As the only black mother on a all white show, your silence has said enough for me," she wrote on Friday, May 29, seemingly referring to her co-stars including Maci Bookout, Mackenzie McKee, Catelynn Lowell and Amber Portwood. She went on saying, "A black man was murdered in front of the world, stop posting click bates & post to make a change."
A fan applauded Cheyenne for publicly calling her co-stars out. "Call it out! Everyone is always quick to speak about adoption, addiction, mental health, and body shaming but it gets silent when the issue that affects you and your family needs a voice," one of her followers replied.
Someone else, meanwhile, dragged "Teen Mom 2" cast member Kailyn Lowry, writing, "And where is Kail? As the mother of 2 mixed boys who will grow up &face America identifying as black men, why isn't she calling this out? She's quick to hate on a black man who she seemed cool w/procreating twice with but has no voice now? She should be SCREAMING on social media."
Cheyenne's post arrived just days after she weighed in on the death of George Floyd after being suffocated by a Minneapolis police officer in addition to slamming those who policed her feelings. "Lastly, stop telling me Corys mom is white and I should be more sensitive about what I post because of his white side," she tweeted on Thursday, referencing her ex Cory Wharton, with whom she shares daughter Ryder Wharton. "I KNOW she's white but if Cory was pulled over or targeted by the police all they will see is a BLACK MAN. You think they are gonna stop to ask if he's mixed? NO."
Kailyn responded to her tweet at the time. "You're not wrong!!!" she replied to Cheyenne.
People are enraged after George Floyd died on Monday, May 25 after Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, knelt on his neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds during an arrest. He complained that he couldn't breathe, but was ignored. The 46-year-old African-American man was taken to Hennepin County Medical Center, but could not be saved. Derek and three other officers involved in the arrest were fired after video of the incident went viral. On May 29, Derek was arrested and charged with third-degree murder and manslaughter.