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Australian actress Courtney Eaton steps out to support Black Lives Matter protest

Australian actress Courtney Eaton covers her face with a red bandana as she steps out to support Black Lives Matter protest in Los Angeles

She’s most known for her supporting roles in films Mad Max: Fury Road and God of Egypt.

And on Saturday, Los Angeles-based Australian actress Courtney Eaton used her celebrity status to speak up about the killing of American George Floyd as she joined a protest in LA.

The 24-year-old brunette was seen holding a homemade sign which read: ‘If you stand for nothing, you fall for anything.’ 

Out for a good cause: Actress Courtney Eaton (pictured) covered up her face with a red bandana as she stepped out to support the Black Lives Matter protest in LA on Saturday

Stepping out for the cause, the Aussie beauty opted for a black sleeveless singlet top and she covered her face and nose with a red bandana.

She completed her look in denim jeans and black high-top Converse shoes.

Courtney accessorised her look with a black bum bag, which she wore across her body. 

Activist: The 24-year-old brunette was seen holding a homemade sign which read: 'If you stand for nothing you fall for anything.'

Activist: The 24-year-old brunette was seen holding a homemade sign which read: ‘If you stand for nothing you fall for anything.’

She was accompanied by a blond male, who wore a black shirt and khaki coloured pants. He had his face covered with a black face mask and matching hat.

Born in Bunbury, Western Australia, Courtney landed supporting roles as Cheedo the Fragile in 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road, and as Zaya in 2016’s Gods of Egypt. 

Courtney’s last role was as Sarah in 2019 action crime thriller, Line of Duty.

Outspoken: Stepping out for a good cause, the Aussie beauty opted for a black sleeveless singlet top and she covered her face and nose with a red bandana

Outspoken: Stepping out for a good cause, the Aussie beauty opted for a black sleeveless singlet top and she covered her face and nose with a red bandana

The actress was joined by other famous faces at the protests, including Ross Lynch, Paris Jackson, Emily Ratajkowski and ‘hot felon’ Jeremy Meeks.

Although it’s common for some protestors to wear masks to avoid being targetted by law enforcement, most of the crowd covered up due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. 

Earlier this week, Floyd – an unarmed, African-American male – experienced a horrific death at the hands of police in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Solidarity: They carried a sign reading: 'Black Lives have always mattered.'

The actress was joined by other famous faces at the raucous protests, including her rumoured ex boyfriend Ross Lynch (center) , Paris Jackson, Emily Ratajkowski and Jeremy Meeks

In the horrifying video footage of Floyd’s death, he is seen saying that he can not breathe as officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck.

Eventually he went silent and limp, and he was later declared dead.

Protests swelled after federal authorities said Thursday that they were making the case a top priority but announced no arrests at that time.

The Minneapolis policeman accused of killing Floyd, Chauvin, was taken into custody Friday and charged with third-degree murder, officials said. 

The death of 46-year-old Floyd has sparked days of sometimes violent demonstrations in Minneapolis and other US cities over police brutality against African-Americans. 

United: Protests swelled after federal authorities said Thursday that they were making the case a top priority but announced no arrests at that time

United: Protests swelled after federal authorities said Thursday that they were making the case a top priority but announced no arrests at that time

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