Mom Slams Nickelodeon Over ‘Scary’ George Floyd PSA, Gets Dragged on Twitter

Mom Slams Nickelodeon Over ‘Scary’ George Floyd PSA, Gets Dragged on Twitter

“Let’s be actual Karen. You aren’t upset that #Nickelodeon scared your child… you’re upset your child is now asking questions you aren’t geared up or snug answering.”

Nickelodeon aired an eight minute and 46 second PSA within the wake of George Floyd’s dying on Monday — and never everybody was comfortable about it.

The kids’s community went off the air to broadcast the advert, which ran for the precise size of time Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on Floyd’s neck on Could 25 earlier than he was pronounced useless.

The display went black, intermittently displaying his — and others’ who’ve died in police custody — final phrases “I am unable to breathe”; whereas a person’s regular purposeful respiration offers the soundtrack.

Okay, I’m PISSED! Why is that this shit simply popping up on Nickelodeon whereas my child is watching a present?!!!! My eight 12 months outdated is scared to dying!!! F*CK YOU MEDIA!!! F*CK YOU!!! U are DONE! #QArmy #QAnon #WWG1WGA pic.twitter.com/s63roJOK8g

— QaTanya (@geigtm) June 1, 2020
@geigtm

Nickelodeon was extensively praised on-line for taking a stance and displaying solidarity with the protesters; however some felt it was not applicable contemplating the community’s younger audience.

One mom posted an offended clip of the advert, whereas her little one may be heard whimpering within the background.

“Okay, I’m PISSED! Why is that this shit simply popping up on Nickelodeon whereas my child is watching a present?!!!! My eight 12 months outdated is scared to dying!!! F*CK YOU MEDIA!!! F*CK YOU!!! U are DONE!” she wrote, including the hashtags #QArmy #QAnon #WWG1WGA”

The lady, who’s an ardent Trump supporter, in addition to a believer within the QAnon right-wing conspiracy concept towards him, got here below quick and heavy hearth on Twitter.

Many didn’t really feel a lot sympathy that her little one was scared at phrases on a TV display, when in comparison with the concern black moms really feel every single day that their kids could possibly be shot useless within the streets.

we’re all a part of the change #blacklivesmatter

✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻 pic.twitter.com/Y3Fzvob54X

— Nickelodeon (@Nickelodeon) June 1, 2020
@Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon.

Rising up, they had been pivotal in mine, and an entire generations growth as kids and adolescents.

In 2020, they’ve confirmed that they don’t seem to be afraid to aspect publicly what is correct.

This video performed on all of their channels for eight minutes and 47 seconds.

Wow. pic.twitter.com/xZEmHUhVHc

— Upmind! (@Upmind_) June 2, 2020
@Upmind_

“Let’s be actual Karen. You aren’t upset that scared your child (far scarier shit on television) you’re upset your child is now asking questions you aren’t geared up or snug answering,” one wrote.

“It ought to scare your kids,” one other wrote. “In the event that they be taught of injustice from a cable community as a substitute of their mother and father then that is on the mother and father.”

A 3rd reminded these complaining {that a} kids’s community was an inappropriate platform that Tamir Rice was simply 12 years outdated and holding a toy gun when he was shot useless by police.

The View host Sunny Hostin thanked Nickelodeon for the PSA, summarizing: “mother and father which might be saying this scared your youngsters? I’m scared for my youngsters once they go away our house on a regular basis due to the colour of their pores and skin.”

Let’s be actual Karen. You aren’t upset that #Nickelodeon scared your child (far scarier shit on television) you’re upset your child is now asking questions you aren’t geared up or snug answering. Think about for a second the onerous conversations black moms have with their kids.

— Zac #BlackOutTuesday (@zaceubank) June 2, 2020
@zaceubank

I actually don’t give a fuck about white kids being afraid of Nickelodeon’s “I Can Breath” industrial. Black youngsters are being informed they might get MURDERED for simply being Black. Cease being a bit bitch and inform Tommy why he’s watching it within the first place.

— Kenberly (@CreativelyLilly) June 2, 2020
@CreativelyLilly

To the parents just like the particular person within the beneath screenshot, offended that Nickelodeon aired a robust eight minute and 46 second assertion as a result of it was “inappropriate” for youngsters:

Tamir Rice was 12 years outdated when he was gunned down by the police whereas holding a toy gun. pic.twitter.com/0Z5ciUVMef

— Boozy Badger (@BoozyBadger) June 2, 2020
@BoozyBadger

Think about the privilege of your little one being petrified of some phrases on a Nickelodeon display versus black kids being afraid of getting murdered for nothing day by day.

— supreme luci (@supremeluci) June 2, 2020
@supremeluci

Folks griping at Nickelodeon for the “I Cannot Breathe” spot. Claiming that it is “not the best platform” & that it’s scaring their kids

It ought to scare your kids.

In the event that they be taught of injustice from a cable community as a substitute of their mother and father then that is on the mother and father.

— Patrick Scott Patterson (@OriginalPSP) June 2, 2020
@OriginalPSP

aw are you SO offended that your kids are upset seeing nickelodeon’s “i cant breathe” industrial? im so sorry you couldnt form a racist, ignorant and privileged thoughts the way in which YOU wished to. i pray in your kids.

— lo (@lauren_furno) June 2, 2020
@lauren_furno

YES NICKELODEON GET THESE KARENS PRESSED AS U FUCKING SHOULD 🧡🧡🧡pic.twitter.com/BoSEAEhDsU

— Joshua Bautista 🤠 (@joshb3600) June 2, 2020
@joshb3600

Thanks @Nickelodeon. And fogeys which might be saying this scared your youngsters? I’m scared for my youngsters once they go away our house on a regular basis due to the colour of their pores and skin. #teachablemoment https://t.co/EvDroAqjAs

— Sunny Hostin (@sunny) June 2, 2020
@sunny

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