In the clip, David Banda is seen dancing to Jackson’s They Don’t Care About Us, which the singer posted in “tribute” to Floyd.
The 46-year old’s tragic death on Monday once again raised the issue of police brutality towards Black people and has led to several nights of unrest in Minneapolis and outcry across the world.
In a caption for the video, Madonna wrote: “Brutal murder travels around the world my son David dances to honour and pay tribute to George and His Family and all Acts of Racism and Discrimination that happen on a daily basis in America.”
Brutal murder travels around the world my son David Dances to honor and pay tribute to George and His Family and all Acts of Racism and Discrimination that happen on a daily basis in America. #davidbanda#JusticeforGeorgeFloyd#MichaelJacksonpic.twitter.com/wLa6YKrYF1— Madonna (@Madonna) May 28, 2020
The video and accompanying message was labelled “the worst tweet of all time” by retired American professional basketball player Rex Chapman.
“‘Come dance in the kitchen for racism’ is a weird take. To Michael Jackson? And other things,” he added.
Maybe the worst tweet of all time. “ come dance in the kitchen for racism” is a weird take. To Michael Jackson? And other things.🤣🤣— Rex Chapman🏇🏼 (@RexChapman) May 29, 2020
Many others agreed with his sentiment...
Wow. Racism is gone. Thank you girl.— . (@unbotheredbliss) May 28, 2020
I really appreciate you for allowing your son to dance away the racism for us.— thighentist (@indigogloves) May 28, 2020
Now that Madonna has posted a video of her son dancing racism is over, George Floyd has peace, justice will be served and the riots will stop. This is...