Floyd Mayweather Jr. will reportedly cover George Floyd’s funeral costs. Leonard Ellerbe, CEO of Mayweather Promotions, told ESPN on Monday, “He’ll probably get mad at me for saying that, but yes, [Mayweather] is definitely paying for the funeral.”
Ellerbe went on to state that Mayweather had been in touch with Floyd’s family, who had accepted his offer and that Mayweather Jr. did not want to talk about his gesture — something Ellerbe claims Mayweather has been doing for 20 years.
George Floyd was killed by Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, in Minneapolis, Minnesota last week. Floyd’s death has sparked protests and riots across the United States. Chauvin was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter on Friday.
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