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Candace Owens has had her say on Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict...

And she's slammed the trial for being "wrong" and "polluted from start to finish."

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Scroll on to find out why she thinks this...

Now, it's been a crucial month for America's justice system.

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Derek Chauvin's highly-anticipated murder trial kicked off in Minneapolis at the Hennepin County Courthouse on March 29th.

According to the Daily Mail, the prosecution started proceedings by playing the horrifying video of the moment Derek Chauvin dug his knee into George Floyd's neck as he cried out, "I can't breathe."

Special prosecutor Jerry Blackwell told the jury in his opening statement:

"You can believe your eyes. That it's homicide, it's murder."

Alongside numerous eye-witnesses who testified against Chauvin, never-before-seen bodycam footage from the events of May 25th was also presented to the jury...

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And gave fresh details of the minutes leading up to Floyd's arrest, as well as the moment he was confronted by the police officers.

​As reported by BBC News, the court was shown bodycam footage from Thomas Lane, J. Alexander Kueng, and Tou Thao, all of whom are facing aiding and abetting charges.

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In the footage, Floyd can be seen sitting behind the wheel of his car, begging the officers not to shoot him.

At one point, one of the officers pulls his gun as Floyd continues to plead with them.

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Floyd was visibly very distressed by the presence of the police officers, and can be heard saying:

"Please don't shoot me, please, man… I just lost my mom."

Of course, the footage was utterly chilling to watch...

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And days on from that revelation, the prosecution called an outside expert witness to testify about Floyd's cause of death.

Prosecutors said that Chauvin's knee on Floyd's neck contributed to his death...

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While Chauvin's defense argued that Floyd's use of illicit drugs and his underlying medical conditions were the key factors.

Dr. Martin Tobin, a pulmonary and critical medicine doctor with forty-five years of experience in the field also testified...

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And he wholeheartedly supported the theory that Floyd was killed as a result of Chauvin's pressure on his neck.

"Mr. Floyd died from a low level of oxygen, and this caused damage to his brain that we see, and it also caused a PEA arrhythmia that caused his heart to stop."

The evidence continued to stack up against Chauvin...

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And, clearly in panic mode, his defense continued to stress that Floyd had already put himself at risk by swallowing drugs and resisting officers trying to arrest him - factors that compounded his vulnerability to a diseased heart, raising sufficient doubt that Chauvin should be acquitted.

However, despite his defence's best efforts...

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Things didn't go in Chauvin's favor.

Because on April 20th, Derek Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd.

The jury found the former police officer guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree manslaughter.

Millions from all around the world tuned in to witness the live footage of Judge Peter Cahill reading out Chauvin's guilty verdict...

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And the ex-cop was seen sitting motionlessly and calm as the verdicts were read out.

The entire world has been rejoicing since Chavin's guilty verdict came through...

But many have been keen to remind others that this doesn't mean justice has been served - a lot still needs to be done about systemic racism and the way police officers here in the U.S treat people of color.

However, not everyone has been celebrating the verdict...

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And one of those people is, of course, Candace Owens.

Now, Owens is known for being notoriously right-wing and anti-Black Lives Matter...

And when the BLM movement first gained traction last year following George Floyd's death, she caused a lot of anger after she insisted Floyd shouldn't be seen as a martyr for BLM because he was just a "criminal."

Well, in more recent times, Owens joined Tucker Carlson on Fox News to discuss Chauvin's verdict...

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And she didn't hold back.

"What we're really seeing is mob justice."

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"That's what happened with this entire trial," Owens said, "this was not a trial about George Floyd or Derek Chauvin, this was a trial about whether the media was powerful enough to create a simulation and decide upon a narrative... absent any facts."

Owens then said that the fact the media refused to release the full police bodycam footage of Floyd's death showed that they were lying.

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"The media came out and told us that this was a man who was just getting his life together, he was a good member of society and he got mixed up in it because a racist, white police officer had it out for him and killed him," she said.

"All of that fell apart. All the facts came out and we now know he had enough f*ntanyl in him - it was 3 times the lethal dosage - when he died but nobody cares! Because the media was successful in putting out a narrative."

She blamed the Democrats directly for this "unfair" trial.

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"The Democrats can now get whatever they want! They will treat people as pawns and get them to say, 'If we don't get what we want, we will riot, we will loot, we will send these people out like soldiers to destroy your neighborhoods' and that's exactly what has happened."

And during her own show, Owens claimed that Tuesday's decision is "the wrong verdict."

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"I think that it's indicative of the fact that we now live in mob rule. This is mob rule society."

She called the case "polluted" from start to finish...

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"The saddest part of this is that what we need to acknowledge is that the media creates the mob and the mob rules. And that's what we just saw play out."

You can listen to Owens' chat with Carlson here:

What do you think about her controversial comments? Do you think she makes a valid point? Or do you think Owens is incapable of seeing anything other than her own right-wing opinions?