Drake took to social media to comment on Thomas Lane's lawyer saying that civilians should have stopped former officer Derek Chauvin from murdering George Floyd. Lane — who was only on the job for four days, was holding down Floyd's legs as he died. Attorney Earl Gray appeared on Chris Cuomo's CNN show on Monday night (June 8th).
Gray argued that Lane didn't have a good view of what was going on because he was holding down Floyd's legs, with another officer in between him and Derek Chauvin — who was his senior training officer.
Grey also argued that Lane asked Chauvin twice if they should roll Floyd onto his side after complaints that he couldn't breathe. He also added, “All these people say, why didn’t my client intercede, well If the public is there, and they’re so in an uproar about this, they didn’t intercede either, and my client is down were he can’t really see…..”