JJ Watt calls death of George Floyd 'disgusting'
Posted: May 27, 2020 5:22 PM CDT
Watt did not hold back.
"I've seen the video and I think it's disgusting," Watt said.
JJ Watt plays for the Houston Texans. George Floyd, the man who died while being subdued by Minneapolis police Monday, was a native of Houston.
"I don't see how that situation makes any sense whatsoever, and I think that anybody who saw the video, anybody who – I don't know how you can defend it. I mean, it's terrible," Watt said. "It's extremely difficult to watch ,and it's upsetting."
The four officers involved in the arrest have been fired.
The mayor of Minneapolis is now calling for criminal charges.