Celebrities react to NY grand jury decision

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Posted: Dec 04, 2014 1:23 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction from pop culture figures to New York's police chokehold grand jury decision on social media and elsewhere.

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"When I see a cop car, I don't feel safe as a black man. When I see a cop car, I get scared. My kids get scared." — Rapper and mogul Diddy, via Instagram.

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"How is this America?" —Television producer Shonda Rhimes, via Twitter.

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"How do 'crazy' cops keep getting away with this?!? He murdered that man. Stop the madness." — Actor Aaron Paul, via Twitter.

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"I honestly don't know what to say. If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more time. But I would really settle for less tragedy, to be honest with you." — Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show."

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"I'd just like to know what a cop WOULD have to do to get indicted — and what good are cop cameras since Eric Garner IS on tape? — HBO's Bill Maher, via Twitter.

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"Make sure you do something to let YOUR government know how you feel when something is unjust, not JUST your followers on Twitter." — Singer Iggy Azalea, via Twitter.

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"We watched him die. Choked to death. The world is watching." — Rapper MC Hammer.