Korean netizens are reacting in response to the ongoing riots and protests erupting in the US following the tragic death of George Floyd.
Numerous K-pop stars and American celebrities have voiced their outrage and concern regarding the ongoing police violence and brutality towards African Americans, leading to the riots making headlines in the Korean news cycle. Netizens have been reacting with shock at a video of police officer Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck in an act of violent and excessive force, ultimately leading to his death.
Netizens have been commenting their horror and shock at the situation, saying:
"His face is sociopath level."
"How can a police officer casually kneel on someone's neck with their hands in their pockets like that?"
"A murder was just filmed."
"I can't understand a country like the US where something like this happens regularly."
"What a pathetic country."
"Seeing how they dealt with COVID-19, I don't think the US is as civilized or advanced as people thought."
"It hurt my heart to see him crying out for his mom."
"That officer didn't even blink once."
We hope everyone is staying safe during these trying times.