'Bulls***': Viola Davis and Kerry Washington lead furious celebrity reaction to ...

'Bulls***': Viola Davis and Kerry Washington lead furious celebrity reaction to Breonna Taylor case as just ONE cop is charged One of the three Louisville, Kentucky police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor has been charged The results of the Kentucky grand jury's investigation came a full 194 days after the death of the 26-year-old EMT Leaders in Louisville, Kentucky and across the nation are now bracing for widespread protests and unrest   The Louisville mayor declared a citywide curfew will be in place for the next 72 hours

By Kelby Vera For Dailymail.com

Published: 20:20 BST, 23 September 2020 | Updated: 21:03 BST, 23 September 2020

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Celebrities are reacting after news that a Kentucky grand jury will indict only one of the police officers being investigated for their roles in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

Viola Davis expressed her outrage online, calling the outcome a 'Bulls*** decision!!!'

'BLACK LIVES MATTER!!! Cannot be said enough times,' the Oscar-winning actress, 55, went on, also reposting messages from the NAACP and TV One.

Leaders in Louisville, Kentucky and across the nation are now bracing themselves for widespread protests and unrest in the wake of the grand jury's outcome, which came over four months after the 26-year-old EMT's death.

Shortly after news of the verdict, Louisville mayor Greg Fischer declared a citywide 9pm curfew will be in place for the next 72hours. 

Outrage: Viola Davis lead celebrities reacting to news only one of the three officers being investigated for the death of Breonna Taylor, calling it a 'bulls*** decision'

Outrage: Viola Davis lead celebrities reacting to news only one of the three officers being investigated for the death of Breonna Taylor, calling it a 'bulls*** decision' 

Fellow star Kerry Washington expressed her anger while sharing a post by the ACLU, which said: 'Today's verdict is not accountability and not close to justice.'

Activist/actress Yara Shahidi, 20, called the decision 'insulting,' telling her half-a-million Twitter followers: 'What is most insulting is that the recommended charges aren't even in response to the MURDER of Breonna Taylor, but to the POTENTIAL injury of other people in the apartment.....'

Louisville detective Brett Hankinson was not indicted for causing Taylor's death but on three counts of the class D felony of wanton endangerment for 'wantonly firing his gun' into an adjoining apartment.

A follow-up tweet compared the controversial 'no knock

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