Actress Debra Messing took to Instagram last week to show support for her son after he asked for permission to protest the national anthem before a New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden.
In the since-deleted post, the "Will & Grace" star wrote:
Please stand for the Star Spangled Banner.
Son: 'Mom, I want to sit down in protest. Can we do that?'
Me: 'Yes, honey. We can do that.'
Who's crying? I'm not crying. #BLM
Messing shared a photo of her son wearing a Rangers hat and jersey, sitting in his seat with his hand over his heart, rather than standing.