Stephanie Beatriz and Other TV Cops Donate Earnings to Black Lives Matter
In the wake of declarations by President Donald J.
Trump to bring “law and order” to the country, television’s cops are donating to show their support for the Black Lives Matter movement.With social media turning today into #BlackoutTuesday to amplify the voices of black people, TV actors who have played cops or detectives, including “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” actress Stephanie Beatriz and “Blue Bloods” actor Griffin Newman, are urging others to make large donations of their residuals and salaries to the Emergency Response Fund.Both of their Tweets emphasize urge creatives to donate: “If you currently play a cop? If you make tens of hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in residuals from playing a cop?” Beatriz and Newman each pledged over $10,000 to support various organizations.This has spread to other people associated with cop and law enforcement series.
“Law & Order: Svu” writer Celine Robinson gave $5,500.
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