Jennifer Lopez on her son encouraging her to speak out for Black Lives Matter

Jennifer Lopez.
Jennifer Lopez.
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On Sunday, actress Jennifer Lopez and her fiancé, Alex Rodriguez, attended a Black Lives Matter protest.

The pair joined a wave of protesters in Hollywood to protest against racism in the US.

Taking to Instagram, the star posted a video of the march. And she also shared that her son, Maximilian David Muñiz, is the one who encouraged her to speak out about Black Lives Matter after the tragic passing of George Floyd – allegedly at the hands of a police officer, who has since been arrested.

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"Max told me a few days ago: 'you know mom, since you have a following like some of my YouTuber gamers and they ask us to support things and we do, you should do that for George Floyd [sic],” she wrote.

The mother of two also revealed that the signs she and Alex carried during the protest, ”Let's Get Loud for Black Lives Matter”, were made by her 12-year-old twins, Emme and Max.

She said she asked them if they wanted to help making a sign and they did.

 "I said, 'funny you say that baby, I am planning a few things. Do you want to help by making a sign?' And they did!!"

See her post here:

The 50-year-old singer, who shares the twins with ex Marc Anthony, further explained the conversations she’s had with her kids about social injustice.

"We talked about how if one person doesn't have justice then no one does," JLo said.

 "That this country was built on the belief of freedom and justice for all."

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"We must take a stand for what we believe in and fight against the injustices in this world," she told her fans.

"So, we continue to peacefully protest until there is change."

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