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Singer John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen pay for food trucks to feed hungry NYC protesters

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Singer John Legend and his wife, model/food blogger Chrissy Teigen,  are putting their money where New York City protester’s mouths are, hiring a fleet of food trucks to feed the hungry protesters who have been out in the streets of New York City for days.

According to Vanity Fair, the singer and and his wife hired the trucks, with the Bipartisan Report announcing via Twitter: “#johnlegend pays for a food truck in Lincoln sq to feed #EricGarner supporters before the #NYC protest.”

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Tiegen followed up, retweeting to her nearly 560,000 followers, “3-6pm. FREE food trucks by Trader Joe’s Union Sq. @ophelporhush #FergusontoNYC #NYC2Ferguson.”

This is not the first time Tiegen,  known for her constant and humorous tweeting about food, has jumped into a politically-charged controversy.

In October she briefly left Twitter after being harassed following a tweet critical of American gun policy.

Following the shooting outside the Canadian Parliament in October, Tiegen tweeted, “Active shooting in Canada, or as we call it in America, Wednesday,” setting off a firestorm of complaints and threats from gun enthusiasts.

Protesters continue to fill the streets of New York, as well as across the country, with the New York City Police Department bracing for increased activity  following an announcement from NYPD Commissioner William Bratton that the internal investigation into the death of Eric Garner could take up to four months.

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Following the announcement of the food trucks, the Kimchi Taco truck tweeted out thanks to the couple before exhorting the protesters to “come get fed” next to the #BlackLivesMatter hashtag.

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