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Queen Latifah Comments on Artists Cancelling St. Louis Concerts Amidst Protests

September 18, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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Queen Latifah was asked about the cancellation of concerts in St. Louis amidst protests while she was at LAX on Sunday. Following the acquittal of a white police officer in the killing of a black motorist, protests erupted over the weekend and but U2 and Ed Sheeran cancelled their concerts over the weekend. It is important to note, however, that the cancellations were because police were busy dealing with the protests and couldn’t help with security; it had nothing to do with a boycott.

Regardless, TMZ caught up with Latifah and asked her about the “boycotts” and if she would perform in St. Louis. You know, because TMZ. Latifah says “We’d be able to play nowhere in the whole country if we boycotted every place that disrespected us.” You can see the video below:

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