Celebrities are preparing to reveal their assistance for weapon control at this year’s Oscars.
According to People, stars will be raising awareness by wearing a Wear Orange to Prevent Gun Violence pin from Michael Bloomberg‘s advocacy group, Everytown for Gun Safety.
In addition to supporting weapon control, numerous stars prepare to use the white and black Time’s Up pin that captured the attention of audiences at the Golden Globes previously this year.
In previous months, Everytown has actually consisted of stars in their PSAs to assist get the word out, most just recently Julianne Moore and Emma Stone following the terrible Las Vegas shooting in October that eliminated 58 individuals. Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd have actually likewise appeared in the videos to provide assistance.
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This year’s Oscars comes simply 2 weeks following a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL, which left 17 trainees dead on Feb.14 Following the event, stars consisting of George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, and Steven Spielberg have actually all contributed $500,000 to the March for Our Lives oppose that is set for March 24 in Washington D.C.
“Amal and I are so inspired by the courage and eloquence of these young men and women from Stoneman Douglas High School,” Clooney stated in a declaration.
“Our family will be there on March 24 to stand side by side with this incredible generation of young people from all over the country, and in the name of our children Ella and Alexander, we’re donating $500,000 to help pay for this groundbreaking event. Our children’s lives depend on it.”
“George and Amal, I couldn’t agree with you more,” Winfrey tweeted, motivated by Clooney’s relocation. “I am joining forces with you and will match your $500,000 donation to ‘March for Our Lives.’ These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the ’60s who also said we’ve had ENOUGH and our voices will be heard.”