Robert Kirkman Speaks Up After The Walking Dead Loses Fans Over BLM Support

Several celebrities and companies have been announcing their support for the Black Lives Matter movement without too much trouble. Unfortunately for The Walking Dead, the series may have lost fans after it tweeted out its support. Interestingly, Robert Kirkman has spoken up in defense of the show.

The official TWD Twitter account recently confirmed its support for BLM then tweeted out that the account lost followers after the post. "Looks like we lost quite a few followers after posting about #BLM. We hope those who left educate themselves on these vital racial issues and learn to stand alongside their Black neighbors. #TWDFamily prides itself on its diversity. And if you want to leave over this, then," the tweet read.

Kirkman, who is the man behind the comic books, retweeted the message with one of his own. Check it out below.

"The #TWDfamily is only a family if all members enjoy the same level of safety, security & prosperity. Let's all do the work needed to open our eyes to injustice so we can turn this time of hate into a time of learning and hopefully, progress," Kirkman wrote.

It's a huge surprise that The Walking Dead would lose fans after it confirmed its support for the movement considering that the show features diversity. Nevertheless, it looks like the series has no plans of backing down with its stance.

The Walking Dead Season 10 finale has not yet been given an official premiere date. Stay tuned for more updates on this story.

Related: The Walking Dead Season 10 Finale Director Shares New Story Details About Delayed Episode

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