Jennifer Lopez Under Fire For ‘All Lives Matter’ Tweet

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Jennifer Lopez upset a lot of people with a recent tweet sent from her account. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“Jennifer Lopez deleted on a tweet on Tuesday that contained the hashtag #AllLivesMatter.

The tweet also included the hashtag #LoveMaketheWorldGoRound, the title of her Orlando benefit song co-sung by Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton fame, as well as a photograph of the pair performing the track on Good Morning America.

The phrase #AllLivesMatter has been used as a counterargument to #BlackLivesMatter, though the latter phrase was inspired by the fact that the disproportionate numbers of black people killed by police in the US suggests black lives are less valued. #AllLivesMatter has been used by a range of people including those who profess themselves opponents of America’s new civil rights movement.

Twitter users were quick to call out Lopez for including the phrase in the post, probably prompting the quick removal of the tweet.”

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  31 comments for “Jennifer Lopez Under Fire For ‘All Lives Matter’ Tweet

  1. Jesus Alejandro Cazares
    July 15, 2016 at 6:38 PM

    Hispanics are getting killed by the police and I understand
    #BlackLivesMatter

  2. jellybeanz
    July 15, 2016 at 6:27 PM

    Why does Ana always show so much skin, always wearing a tank top on this
    show? It just seems so inappropriate. No one else does that.

    • jellybeanz
      July 15, 2016 at 6:29 PM

      I’m not saying she needs to wear a turtleneck sweater, but all of the other
      hosts on this show dress professionally but her.

  3. Dawna Longoria
    July 15, 2016 at 3:42 PM

    So all lives don’t matter?

  4. Omar Peoples
    July 15, 2016 at 1:56 PM

    whites and blacks do drugs at the same rate but blacks are arrested 4 times
    as often. i agree with blms solution of ending police focus on low level
    crimes for all races. this level of reason will not be seen on the “blm is
    cancer” sargon of akkad bandwagon

  5. Unknown
    July 15, 2016 at 1:41 PM

    How tf is saying all lives matter offensive lol

  6. GreenHawk97
    July 15, 2016 at 12:31 PM

    Because all lives don’t matter?

    • 4/20 Blaze the Jews
      July 15, 2016 at 1:42 PM

      All lives matter is wrong. Jewish lives don’t matter.

    • GreenHawk97
      July 15, 2016 at 1:46 PM

      +4/20 Blaze the Jews lol

  7. Abby Azizi
    July 15, 2016 at 12:12 PM

    She definitely knows what’s going on the world but as she said in her
    interviews she made this song for Orlando in particular and now that these
    crazy incidents have happened with black lives she is sending a message to
    the world that love is the only thing that will make everything better for
    our world. No hate is allowed, we all have to unite because at the end of
    the day we are all human beings with hearts, minds and souls.

  8. Laurence Lanigan
    July 15, 2016 at 11:29 AM

    “Im going to assume she didn’t say all live matter with malicious intent.”
    This is madness. And the down votes on this channel demonstrate that people
    are beginning to realize it.

  9. LGBT Lover
    July 15, 2016 at 10:36 AM

    #AllLivesMatter is racist but I don’t think that Jennifer men’t it in a
    mean way.

    • Abby Azizi
      July 15, 2016 at 12:07 PM

      How is that racist? Lol

    • Omar Peoples
      July 15, 2016 at 1:24 PM

      in the same way that a strait pride or white pride march are filled with
      anti gay and anti black people respectively.

    • 4/20 Blaze the Jews
      July 15, 2016 at 1:41 PM

      +LGBT Lover what’s wrong with you gay lover you’re going to hell

  10. President Togekiss
    July 15, 2016 at 7:38 AM

    All lives matter seems appropriate at this case. She’s talkimg about a
    marginalized group that is not black people, logocslly all lives matter is
    more apropriated than black lives matter

  11. CannyBill CB
    July 15, 2016 at 6:15 AM

    Saying all lives matter at this time when you werent saying before is
    obvious in its root. Only the indifferent would say all lives matter at
    this time. Well wait for you to say another thing when somebody demanding
    change says something. Or if your not prepared to help whats happening you
    could just shut up. Try it. Shut mouth.

  12. Daniel Manahan
    July 15, 2016 at 4:28 AM

    Look at the down votes

    TYT will be on the wrong side of history

  13. karen henry
    July 15, 2016 at 2:48 AM

    Petition to change the hashtag to #BlackLivesMatterToo. Problem solved.

  14. Stephen Brown
    July 15, 2016 at 1:39 AM

    So we live in a world in which you can’t say “All Lives Matter” without
    people getting outraged…

  15. David Gutowski
    July 15, 2016 at 1:29 AM

    I love the irony here, according to TYT:
    SJW? Who would be against SOCIAL JUSTICE?!
    BLM? No black lives matter protest has EVER called for the deaths of cops!
    All lives matter? THAT is ignorant and uniformed if not racist

  16. JIm Lahey
    July 15, 2016 at 1:28 AM

    #allivesmatter

  17. WedgeMahalo
    July 14, 2016 at 11:19 PM

    TYT shows the utter moral bankruptcy of social media. Cenk the buffalo…

    • Omar Peoples
      July 15, 2016 at 1:31 PM

      black lives matter because all lives matter. obviously many police do not
      think black lives matter or else blacks wouldnt be arrested 4 times more
      often for crimes they commit at the same rate as whites(selling drugs)

    • WedgeMahalo
      July 15, 2016 at 1:49 PM

      +Omar Peoples and using your logic black people do not think white lives,
      or Asian lives, or Hispanic lives matter as they commit 4-8 times as many
      crimes against those people, compared to crimes this people commit against
      black people.

  18. Musicbookoholic
    July 14, 2016 at 9:31 PM

    Stop with the pop ups.

    • tsntana
      July 14, 2016 at 10:53 PM

      I guess they had success with the Aida Rodriguez vid. 🙂

  19. jay masters
    July 14, 2016 at 5:45 PM

    I don’t understand what people want anymore.

  20. Randy Hurd
    July 14, 2016 at 12:42 AM

    Black Sabbath Matters!

    • Headless Eyes
      July 14, 2016 at 12:46 AM

      Rip Dio m/

    • LordKamina2
      July 14, 2016 at 1:07 AM

      Kono DIO da!

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