GoFundMe Suspends Candace Owens After She Trashes George Floyd

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    REUTERSGoFundMe suspended pro-Trump personality Candace Owens from its fundraising platform on Sunday, after Owens raised more than $200,000 on the site for an Alabama cafe whose owner called George Floyd a “thug.” Owens has become one of the right’s most prominent critics of Floyd and the protests held after his killing, with one video she made highlighting his criminal record going viral on Facebook. Those same remarks appear to have prompted GoFundMe to ban Owens. She later repeated the same attacks on Floyd during a chat with right-wing star Glenn Beck, and that video was then boosted by President Donald Trump. In a statement, GoFundMe said that Owens, who is black, had spread “falsehoods against the black community.” Read more at The Daily Beast.Got a tip? Send it to The Daily Beast here

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