Hailey Bieber Talks About Being ‘Privileged,’ While Justin Bieber Says He’s ‘Feeling Shame’ Following Floyd’s Death

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Katie Jerkovich Entertainment Reporter
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Justin Bieber said he was “feeling shame” following George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery’s deaths, while Hailey Bieber talked about being “privileged” as a “white woman.”

“I’ve been feeling shame in the sense of like, why did it take these men being killed for me to almost take a blanket over my eyes,” the 26-year-old singer shared during an interview with CNN commentator and activist Angela Rye in a video posted by Hailey on Instagram. The comments were noted by Page Six in a piece published Monday.

“Why now,” he added. “I do feel bad when it comes to that.”  (RELATED: Report: Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin Tied Knot After 2-Month Engagement)



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“This week we had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with @AngelaRye,” the 23-year-old supermodel captioned her post, along with the lengthy video. “As a white woman, I know I am privileged, and I didn’t always understand what that really meant.”.(RELATED: Report: Selena Gomez Takes Break From Spotlight Following Justin Bieber Breakup)

“I will never understand what it’s like to be racially profiled and targeted and wake up everyday uncertain if I could lose my life because of the color of my skin,” she added. “Through this conversation with Angela I really just wanted to learn, to ask questions even if I thought they were the wrong question.”


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Hailey continued, while stating that she wanted to “know better so I can do better and I will not stop asking these questions and having these conversations. I want to keep learning how to be an ally, and I refuse to keep walking through life being ignorant.”

At one point in the clip, the “Baby” hitmaker also talked about he and Hailey’s faith and said he knows that “Jesus is what’s going to change hearts.”

“Hailey and I are both Christians,” Bieber explained. “We believe in the love of Jesus. I truly believe that the love of Jesus is what’s going to change hearts.