Celebrities all across the United States have joined forces with ordinary Americans to raise their voices in solidarity for better gun control laws.
The Supporting Celebrities
From New York City and Washington, D.C. to Seattle and Los Angeles, countless superstars locked arms with fellow protesters to challenge Congressional leaders to create stricter gun laws.
The March For Our Lives was established following the tragic shooting that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Kim Kardashian is among the celebrities that joined the protest. The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star traveled from Los Angeles to the nation's capital with her oldest daughter, North. Her husband, rapper Kanye West, was also with her to join the advocacy march.
I’m so happy I got to share this moment with these two ️️ . I hope North remembers this forever pic.twitter.com/wJRRAvW9tC— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) March 24, 2018
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson also posted on Twitter to show his support. The wrestler-turned-actor addressed his 12.7 million Twitter followers with a photo from one of the marches.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) March 24, 2018
Here are 11 other celebrities that raised their voices, either appearing at various marches or used social media to help spread the March For Our Lives mission.
1. Demi Lovato
Today I marched with a lot of warriors Proud to be a part of #MarchForOurLives @AMarch4OurLives pic.twitter.com/4uukvVMAZ9 — Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) March 24, 2018
2. Lady Gaga
Proud to share these photos of the brave young people from #StreetCornerResources as they join with other youth leading this moment. Thanks to our @ChnlKindness reporter Josh for capturing. I’ll share more live updates from CK + other youth across the country. #MarchForOurLives pic.twitter.com/R79rNhzWoK— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) March 24, 2018
It is our Responsibility, our Duty and our Right to Stand Together, with every Student, every Family, Every Human!! ♥️ Every Heart! And Demand an End to Gun Violence! #MSDStrong #MarchForOurLives #NeverAgain pic.twitter.com/ZB4OmsiYxr — Madonna (@Madonna) March 24, 2018
Today we #MarchForOurLives pic.twitter.com/fS2uXWLq3E— Zendaya (@Zendaya) March 24, 2018
5. Kourtney Kardashian
Today we stand with the survivors of gun violence and student activists who are calling for action on common sense gun safety laws at #MarchForOurLives around the country! This is the beginning of a safer future. #MarchForOurLives@AMarch4OurLives #NeverAgain — Kourtney Kardashian (@kourtneykardash) March 24, 2018
6. Lena Dunham
The Los Angeles March for Our Lives is beautiful. Our children did this. All around the country. They can’t be stopped.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) March 24, 2018
7. Reese Witherspoon
I’m so proud of these students who are using their voices to speak Truth to Power. I support @AMarch4OurLives @Everytown #protectkidsnotguns #MarchForOurLives pic.twitter.com/2ytz8bNprH — Reese Witherspoon (@RWitherspoon) March 24, 2018
8. Alec Baldwin
I am joining the March For Our Lives movement because I feel a sense of responsibility to use my platform to bring attention to the issue of gun violence in this country! #March4OurLivesLA— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) March 24, 2018
9. Patton Oswalt
#MarchForOurLives pic.twitter.com/Fs1pyc84by — Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) March 24, 2018
10. John Stamos
Watching a father cry talking about losing his first born to gun violence. Young people, we will following your lead. You are all a most effective tool. Thank u for the work you're doing today, that could make my child’s tomorrow a safer place. #Marchofourlives #Foundtonight — John Stamos (@JohnStamos) March 24, 2018
11. Cynthia Nixon
Arms are for hugging! This morning we are joining millions of people across the country to #MarchForOurLives and demand stronger gun safety laws. pic.twitter.com/FWQ096FsXu — Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) March 24, 2018
The Celebrity Performers
In addition to the celebrities who showed their support for the marches on Twitter, several performers delivered show-stopping performances at several locations of the demonstrations.
According to Pitchfork, Ariana Grande sang "Be Alright" while Common and Andra Day delivered an interpretation their Oscar-nominated song "Stand Up for Something."
Meanwhile, Miley Cyrus, who voiced her support on Twitter for National Walkout Day sang her popular hit "The Climb."
Entertainment Weekly reported that two of Broadway's biggest stars, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt, teamed up to perform their collaborative song "Found Tonight."
Setting The Stage For The March
Celebrities have been helping the organizers of March For Our Lives prepare for this massive protest. George and Amal Clooney donated $500,000 to the movement in honor of their twin children, Alexander and Ella.
Also, the celebrity couple inspired Oprah Winfrey and Ready Player One director Steven Spielberg and his wife, actress Kate Capshaw, to match their donation and contributed $500,000 each to bring the advocacy event to life.
Late-night host Stephen Colbert revealed on the Feb. 20 episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert that he was impressed with the action taken by the students from Parkland, Florida as they transformed tragedy into action. Colbert admitted that he admired the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that he wants the voting age to be lowered.
Meanwhile, John Oliver acknowledged the students' plans for the march during the Feb. 18 episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. He was also impressed that the students were taking the controversial gun control issue directly to the adults.