Charles Bone, a Nashville attorney, saw the film in late 2012 and decided to join Brown’s attorneys on the case.
#Free Cyntoia Brown pic.twitter.com/73y26m Lp7u — Kim Kardashian West (@Kim Kardashian) November 21, 2017 Rapper T. and actress Cara Delivigne have also used their platforms to shine new light on the case, and are calling on lawmakers to intervene.
Monday was not the first time people have spoken out about Brown’s sentence.
In fact, there is a movement afoot to amend the laws in Tennessee, which may provide Brown a chance at early release.
“Imagine at the age of 16 being sex-trafficked by a pimp named ‘cut-throat.’ After days of being repeatedly drugged and raped by different men, you were purchased by a 43-year-old child predator who took you to his home to use you for sex.
You end up finding enough courage to fight back and shoot and kill him.” The system has failed.