Prior to that, the renowned actress who grew up never meeting her father, was part of The Wonder Children, later The Dandridge Sisters, before finding fame and performing as a vocalist at the Cotton Club and the Apollo Theater.
George Floyd died after a Minneapolis policeman knelt on his neck for close to nine minutes despite the 46-year-old being handcuffed and unarmed. He will never walk her down the aisle.
She went on and shared the first time Floyd saw their daughter and recalled how thrilled he was waking up and holding Gianna in his arms. "Gianna does not have a father". I'm here for my baby. I want justice for him because he was good no matter what anybody thinks. "No matter what anybody thinks, he was good", Washington said.
Initial reporting from Hollywood Unlocked revealed that Floyd Mayweather was moved to cover the cost after learning that the CEO of his Money Team music label, Anzel Jennings, was a childhood friend of Floyd's. He and three officers were fired for their involvement in Floyd's detainment. Mayweather also offered to take care of those expenses as well.
The memorial was being held just one day after the main officer involved, Derek Chauvin, had his third-degree murder charges upgraded to second-degree.
Jordan released a statement on Sunday, May 31 that condemned "ingrained racism" in the United States, while Woods said on Monday he has always respected U.S. law enforcement but that their use of force on Floyd clearly crossed a line.
In a viral video, former officer Derek Chauvin is seen kneeling on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes.