Virgil Abloh Criticized For Donating $50 To Protesters In Need Of Bail Funds

Virgil Abloh, is the director of Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Wear and also the founder of streetwear brand Off-White [image: Vogue]

Virgil Abloh, the director of Louis Vuitton’s Men’s wear, has been criticized for a donation he made to protesters in need of bail money after they were arrested for the social justice protests that are happening in the United States of America following the death of George Floyd.

The death of George Floyd, an African-American man, occurred in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, when Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, knelt on Floyd’s neck.

Virgil Abloh, who is also the founder of the Off-White fashion brand took to his Instagram Stories to share that he has sent bail funds to protesters.

“The Miami community – I’m crazy inspired. For kids in the streets that need bail funds for George Floyd protests,” he wrote.

His posted also indicated that he made a deposit of $50.

Virgil Abloh’s post on his donation to George Floyd protesters

Virgil’s donation, however, provoked people who felt he could have given more.

People are tweeting about Virgil Abloh’s donation and condemning him for the amount he gave.

Here are some the tweets we gathered:


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