Don Lemon calls out ‘Hollywood elite’ for ‘sitting in your mansions and doing nothing’ as some celebrities protest, donate
“A lot of people I ask to come on this show, to talk about this, [such as] wealthy celebrities, wealthy political people, [say], ‘I can’t do it. I’m mad. I don’t want people to see me mad. It might hurt my business. I’m so upset that I had to go to my country house,’” Lemon said. “Where are you? Why aren’t you fighting for these young people? If you don’t do it now, when are you going to do it? … When the hell are you going to do it?”
Lemon specifically referenced Oprah, Jay-Z, Drake, Ellen DeGeneres, Anthony Anderson, Diddy, Jane Fonda, Tyler Perry, Tracee Ellis Ross and Kim Kardashian West.
“Yes, I’m calling you out. You can be mad at me all you want. … Step up, people. Step up, black Hollywood,” Lemon said, adding, “Beyoncé released a message. You…