Alec Baldwin has lost a lot of respect after he referred to #BlackOutTuesday as a "national day of whatever"...

The Black Lives Matter movement has never before been so prominent.

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Last week, on Monday, May 25th, a defenseless black man was killed while in a police restraint.

George Floyd was arrested and forced to the ground...

Where former police officer, Derek Chauvin, proceeded to kneel on his neck, while 3 other officers knelt on his back.

Footage of George's "arrest" quickly circulated on social media...

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And, in the highly distressing scenes, he could be heard begging with the officers to release him and repeatedly saying "Please, please... I can't breathe."

After nearly ten minutes, George was completely unresponsive.

An ambulance arrived and took the unconscious man to hospital but, devastatingly, he was pronounced dead upon arrival. He was only forty-six-years-old.

This kind of police brutality has been happening for centuries now...

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But George's death has sparked an outrage like never before.

Thousands upon thousands of people have been taking to the streets in protest...

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And they are all marching for one thing: For the blatant racism and injustice in this country to be brought to an end.

But things have been quick to turn violent.

Protesters became interweaved with rioters and, as they continue to clash with police, the scenes unfolding across our country have been becoming steadily more violent.

It's a truly terrifying time.

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But change needs to happen and, at the moment, this seems like the only way to make it happen.

And remarkably, they seem to be working.

Thanks to these riots, the Black Lives Matter movement is dominating global headlines, and it has completely taken over social media.

Everyone is talking about it.

Yesterday, the hashtag #BlackOutTuesday started trending, with people from all over the world posting a blank black picture to demonstrate their solidarity with the movement.

And, of course, an array of celebrities have been jumping on board to show their support.

So many famous faces, such as Madonna, Barack Obama, and Ice Cube, have been speaking out against racism and injustice in, not only this country, but the rest of the world.

These famous figures have been using their platform to highlight the ongoing issues black men and women face every day...

And they have been urging their followers to educate themselves, donate to useful causes, and to strive towards a racism-free future.

Although, it seems some have been facing backlash for their botched attempts to speak up...

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And Alec Baldwin is most certainly one of those individuals.

Baldwin is a very well-respected actor here in America.

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The sixty-two-year-old is known for his roles in movies such as Beetlejuice (1988), The Hunt for Red October (1990), The Aviator (2004), and also in the popular TV series 30 Rock alongside Tina Fey.

But this week, Baldwin hasn't proven himself to be all that popular.

On Tuesday, the actor shared a shot of director Woody Allen on his Instagram with a long caption hyping up their conversation on his podcast, Here's The Thing.

Allen came on as a guest to discuss his controversial new memoir, Apropos of Nothing.

His book addresses the accusation of an incident of sexual abuse leveled by Dylan Farrow - Allen's estranged adopted daughter with ex-Mia Farrow.

In 1992 Farrow, accused him of sexually molesting her when she was just 7-years-old.

Despite these accusations, Baldwin went ahead with the interview.

"I've worked on three Woody Allen films, each being a highlight of my career," he wrote in a second post promoting his podcast. He added, "Today he joins me on my podcast and we talk about everything from his mentors to his method of directing, and the accusation of sexual abuse."

Fans weren't impressed with his move...

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And many furiously took to Instagram to slam the actor for being "tone-deaf" - especially for posting on #BlackOutTuesday.

This is when things took a turn for the worse...

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In response to a fan expressing their disappointment in him, Baldwin responded by saying: "As for the perceived lack of sensitivity re BlackOutTuesday, I had no idea about this... national day of whatever."

This outraged his fans...

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And Baldwin very quickly found himself in hot water for being so disrespectful.

Some tried to give him the benefit of the doubt...

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"Was this a scheduled post? Might be better rescheduled for another day, as the majority of us are obviously taking the day to show solidarity and also to take the time to listen and learn about white privilege," another user added. "This post surprises me. Please let me know if this is a post that you just put up and wasn’t scheduled."

But the majority are feeling massively let down by the actor.

Baldwin then reposted this Instagram post by his daughter, which seemed to explain why he continued to post on #BlackOutTuesday.

Ireland Baldwin is twenty-four-years-old...

And she responded in the comments defending her dad: "Although the black squares are a sign of solidarity, I’m shedding light on the posts that my black activist friends are continuing to post and get out there. I think everyone commenting negatively is missing the whole idea here. defending my dad because I know his intentions and where his heart is at."

Baldwin himself is yet to speak out following his tone-deaf words...

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So make sure to stay posted for further updates.