Just when we were starting to have faith that our favorite celebs had some sense of social consciousnesses, turns out we may have jumped the gun.
Yesterday we ran a story on the growing list of artists who have decided to boycott the state of Florida as a result of the not guilty verdict handed down to George Zimmerman in the Trayvon Martin case. The list , which included names such as Usher, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Rihanna, R. Kelly, Alicia Keys, and many more, came from April Ryan, a White House Correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and seemed legit — maybe more so because we wanted to believe it rather than acknowledge the unlikelihood of it being true. Nevertheless, after the list went viral, Ryan posted an update on her site suggesting the sources who gave her this information to begin with may not have been the most credible. She wrote: