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Celebrities react to Meek Mill prison sentence

It's “unjust and heavy handed.”
Celebrities react to Meek Mill prison sentence. | Getty Images
Celebrities react to Meek Mill prison sentence. Getty Images

On Monday, a Philadelphia judge sentenced rapper, Meek Mill, to two to four years in prison for violating his probation on a 2008 drug and gun chase, Philly.com reports.

Common Pleas Court Judge Genece E. Brinkley handed down the sentence to a stunned courtroom of Meek Mill supporters.

According to Philly.com, Brinkley told the 30-year-old rapper: ““I gave you break after break, and you basically just thumbed your nose at this court.” She went on to say that his sentence would be served in a state prison and he’d be eligible for parole in two years.

A number of celebrities have reacted to Meek Mill’s prison sentence on social media, including Jay-Z and Kevin Hart.

Jay-Z says in a Facebook post:

Kevin Hart also voiced his support for Meek Mill on Instagram:

Radio personality Angie Martinez voiced her thoughts  on Twitter:

Rapper a Boogie wit da Hoodie calls for Meek Mill to be released on Twitter:

 

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