Russell Simmons Offers To Pay For Wall Steet Cleanup To Avoid Violence
Taking to Twitter late Thursday, Simmons appealed to Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who first announced that the protesters would be asked to leave the park while it is cleaned, saying that he’d personally bankroll sanitation efforts.
“Dear @MikeBloomberg — I will pay for clean-up of Zuccotti Park to avoid confrontation. I don’t wanna go to jail but I will be there ready!” he tweeted, which followed a series of messages that started with a dire prediction.
“Damn looks like they are gonna start a war out of this non violent movement. This could set off lots of chaos,” he first wrote, adding, “The law says the young people can stay. I love the mayor, my advice dont allow this to get violent.”
Simmons, who was at the park Thursday, then appealed to those that support the Occupy Wall Street protests, inviting them down for an early protest.
“Meet me at Zuccotti Park tmw at 7AM. There is NO way the brave, patriotic yng ppl are being kicked out.Click here for reuse options!
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