On Tuesday, the “Riverdale” actress took to Twitter to deal with a topless photograph she reportedly posted of herself in an effort to deliver consciousness to the loss of life of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT who was fatally shot in her Louisville, Ky, condo by officers serving a no-knock warrant in a drug investigation in March.
Within the since-deleted photograph, Reinhart posed topless at a California lake with the caption: “Now that my sideboob has gotten your consideration, Breonna Taylor’s murderers haven’t been arrested. Demand justice,” in accordance with Us Weekly.
The entertainer walked again her actions writing, “I’ve all the time tried to make use of my platform for good. And converse up about issues which can be vital to me. I can also admit after I make a mistake and I made a mistake with my caption. It was by no means my intent to insult anybody and I’m actually sorry to people who had been offended.”
Reinhart continued, “I’ve tried very arduous to be sincere on my IGTV lives that I’m nonetheless studying and making an attempt to be higher. However I perceive that my caption got here off as tone deaf. I actually had good intentions and didn’t suppose it by way of that it might come off as insensitive.”
Because the loss of life of Geoge Floyd, the “Hustlers” star has been a vocal supporter of the Black Lives Matter motion and has inspired her social media followers to donate, educate themselves about racism, and stand in solidarity with individuals of colour.
“I wish to say that I’m ashamed of the racism that exists on this nation,” Reinhart wrote on June 1.
She continued: “We’re taught to take a look at our cops as useful and pleasant once we study ‘leaders’ in elementary faculty. Our ‘leaders’ have failed us right now.”