Taylor Swift performs on stage during an event.
Pop icon Taylor Swift hit out at Donald Trump on Friday after the US president suggested law enforcement might shoot protesters angry over the killing of a black man by Minneapolis police.
"After stoking the fires of white supremacy and racism your entire presidency, you have the nerve to feign moral superiority before threatening violence?" Swift wrote on Twitter, where she has 86 million followers.
She cited Trump's controversial tweet in which he said, "When the looting starts, the shooting starts," before threatening: "We will vote you out in November. @realdonaldtrump."
Trump sparked controversy with a late-night tweet on violent anti-police protests in Minneapolis, when he called protesters "THUGS" and warned of military intervention.
Twitter took the unprecedented step of hiding the tweet because it violated the platform's rules against "glorifying violence."
Hundreds of troops were deployed to the streets of Minneapolis and St. Paul on Friday after a third night of rioting over police brutality against African Americans.
The demonstrators are outraged over the videotaped death of George Floyd, 46, while handcuffed on the ground and in custody of Minneapolis police on Monday.
He died after an officer kneeled on his neck for more than five minutes.
In the past few years Swift has opened up about politics after initially struggling to control her own voice as an artist who found massive fame at a young age.
She endorsed Democratic candidates in Tennessee in 2018 and has criticized Trump previously.
Pop superstar Taylor Swift kicked off the Sundance Film Festival Thursday with the premiere of the Netflix documentary "Miss Americana" which charts her rise to fame.
The statement said Swift's US and Brazil shows will take place next year, explaining that tickets for those shows "will transfer to a new show date without action on the part of ticket holders." The new dates will be announced this year,
Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis and lockdown, pop superstar Taylor Swift has stepped in to pay salary and healthcare for employees at a vintage record store near her home in Nashville.
The medical team attending to the actor at Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital has informed that Dutt has tested Covid negative after a rapid antigen test, although he continues to be kept under observation in the intensive care unit (ICU). His condition is said to be stable.
Bollywood celebrities took to social media to express shock and grief over the Kozhikode plane crash incident.
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday questioned actor Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, her chartered accountant Ritesh Shah and her former manager Shruti Modi for over eight hours in connection with the money laundering probe involving the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.