Celebs react to Kyle Rittenhouse's not guilty verdict: 'A devastating blow'

Hollywood stars have reacted to the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. On Friday, he was acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings in the summer of 2020.,

Hollywood stars have reacted to the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. On Friday, he was acquitted of all charges after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings in the summer of 2020.

Upon hearing the verdict, the 18-year-old Rittenhouse began to choke up, fell to the floor, and then hugged one of his attorneys. It didn’t take long for celebrities to respond on Twitter.

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“Shameless” actor Emmy Rossum tweeted, “This is a devastating blow.

One-time “Jeopardy!” host LeVar Burton said, “Tell me again there are not two kinds [of] justice in America.”

“The Rittenhouse verdict gives them permission to kill. I’ve lost the definition of right and wrong,” said Broadway star Patti LuPone.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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