Saturday, 24 March 2018

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney, George Clooney, Ariana Grande, more celebs join March for Our Lives rally in US (Photos)

Lots of celebrities showed their support for the March For Our Lives rally in Washington D.C., New York and other parts of US on Saturday.

The event is being led by the student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on February 14 when 17 were slaughtered by a teenage gunman carrying a legally-purchased AR-15.

Nearly 800protest  happened around the world on Saturday to call for gun reform.

The main protest was in Washington DC where thousands gathered. .

Kim Kardashian & husband Kanye West, Kendall Jenner, Hailey Baldwin, Taylor Swift, Sir Paul McCartney, George Clooney, Miley Cyrus, Dennis Rodman, Steven Spielberg, Ariana Grande, Cynthia Nixon Jimmy Fallon and

Sir Paul McCartney paid tribute to 'his Beatles bandmate, John Lennon at New York's March which is held in the exact spot where the Beatles icon was gunned down in 1980

He told CNN reporter: "As you know, one of my best friends was shot not far from here. It is important to me."

McCartney, who wore a t-shirt saying 'we can end gun violence'. When asked what he wanted to achieve, he pointed to it.

The Beatles, Paul McCartney and John Lennon
'You know I am like everyone. I don't know [if we can end it] but this is what we can do so I am here to do it,' he said. 

Later, in a video filmed by another protester, McCartney encouraged young people to 'get out and vote'.

'You can make the change. It is up to you,' he said.

Celebrities have been vocal in their support of the protests around the world and have donated their money.

All have however been eager not to snatch the spotlight from the events' young organizers.

George Clooney and his wife Amal donated $500,000 to the Washington DC march as did Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg.

See more photos from the March for Our Lives rally below..

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