Katy Perry, Cher Among Celebrities Signed on for Anti-Trump Women’s March

Katy Perry, Cher Among Celebrities Signed
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The Women’s March on Washington, to be held on the day after Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration, unveiled a roster of celebrity participants, led by America Ferrera and including Katy Perry, Scarlett Johansson, and Cher.

“Since the election, so many fear that their voices will go unheard,” Ferrera said in a statement. She is chairing a group called the “Artist Table.”

“As artists, women, and most importantly dedicated Americans, it is critical that we stand together in solidarity for the protection, dignity and rights of our communities. Immigrant rights, worker rights, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights, racial justice and environmental rights are not special interests, they affect us all and should be every American’s concern.”

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Also on the roster: Olivia Wilde, Uzo Aduba, Constance Wu, Hari Nef, Julianne Moore, Debra Messing, Patricia Arquette, Chelsea Handler, Amy Schumer, Danielle Brooks, and Frances McDormand. It’s unclear if all of the names announced will travel to Washington or participate in marches being planned in dozens of cities, including Los Angeles. Handler will be leading a women’s march that day in Park City, Utah, during the Sundance Film Festival.

The march’s partners include GLAAD, Planned Parenthood, and Amnesty International. Gloria Steinem and Harry Belafonte are honorary co-chairs.

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  1. debbie says:

    how can this be a march for women against trump when 42% women in this country voted for him. These women are going because hillary lost and need to support one another. they had their reservations 6 months ago when they thought hillary was going to win

  2. Gene Jackson says:

    Big whoop………….am I really supposed to give a rat’s rumpus that these so called stars are going to march in a protest………..and what the heck are they protesting ? They probably do not know.

  3. Triumphant says:

    Intolerant haters, all.

  4. jazz says:

    to all you moronic conservatives who totally ignore the 3 million voters who got ignored…the country has spoken…Hillary won…

    • Gene Jackson says:

      Really you actually believe Hillary won the election…….you need a lesson in civics and the US government, which you should have gotten in high school. There is this little thing called the Electoral College you need to read about and understand………..and no you cannot get a degree from the Electoral College

    • Liam says:

      Last time i looked Hillary lost. If you or her fail to understand how the election works in the USA, then tough shit

    • Triumphant says:

      “Hillary won” LOL!

  5. Liam says:

    Are they serious ?

    One has to ask
    How many women have been killed ,maimed , raped , made homeless , husband – less, children killed as a result of Hilary and obama’s middle east adventures.

    I am not a Trump supporter but so far his only crime against women
    Is his words

  6. A bunch of hollywood degenerates and malcontents stars in their own minds protesting the will of the American people?

    I didn’t vote for Trump or Clinton. Their both alike.

    But you depraved generation of self absorbed actors and singers who are loyal to some foreign idea of socialism and disguise yourselves as freedom fighters.
    Katie Perry, Madonna, Cher, and thousands of you uneducated anti American rich brats, you are fools and have shamed your grandparents and their heritage.
    You are turning the greatest nation on earth into a nation of perverts and deviants
    Americans, true Americans, who work for a living and made you rich, have had enough of you.
    May you turn from your sins and your golden calfs and rejoin making America Godly and Rightous.

    • Triumphant says:

      Edward, you are dead on. Absolute truth.

    • Trisha says:

      Fascinating. That said, the country was founded never to fully respect one religion or faith. It was partially the reason why the first Americans, that weren’t native, wanted to get away from Britain and its full on creation of the Anglican Church. They wanted the freedom to practice religion that wasn’t state sponsored, as such it’s why we have the First Amendment which offers freedom of religion, speech and free assembly. Speaking of which on the political angle of Hollywood…

      It mostly no business in Hollywood. However, the people who work in the industry and have gained accolades may feel that if they say nothing it’s about as bad as standing on the sidelines. Also I think nowadays, unlike the WWII/Korean Wars era, the industry wants to reward those that continue to work constantly than to serve in our armed services or at the very least be separated from them.

      If you agree with them or not, they, as public and private citizens have the right to make their voices heard. Have a wonderful day and above all be respectful.

  7. Lanae Ence says:

    I hope they march right out of America!

  8. Joe pena says:

    Get a life, and move on, this is really got it old , can seem to get away from , every where you look their somebody wanting to speak out like the result are going to change

  9. Lori says:

    Get over it. You lost! Move on! If this were to happen when Obama got elected, Republicans would have been called racists. Just stop already.

  10. Mark ONeill says:

    The workers at Trump Hotels love Donald Trump – because they like to work and they want to get ahead.

    Lazy bums don’t like Trump because they want it handed to them.

  11. Dan says:

    What a horrible waste of time. Create divisiveness. Why not try to make their point by compromise and proposals of co-operation.

  12. Mark ONeill says:

    Celebrities are often told “you’re the greatest”; “you’re so great”; “wow, you’re so smart” by their managers and agents — to build up their egos. But then some of these airheads believe it. It goes to their heads.

  13. todd voth says:

    Get the fuck over it!!!!! Ya think just cause you are musical icons, anybody gives a shit what you think, he is our president deal with it!!!! #trumptrain

  14. George says:

    Thus far, PE Trump has indicated a willingness to allow HRC to slide on her criminal email activity. However, if her supporters insist on undercutting Trump, he might get annoyed enough to have a Special Prosecute go after HRC, Holder, and perhaps Colin Powell, who reportedly coached HRC in circumventing secure email practices.

  15. Haz says:

    Sorry America but no one has a problem with legal immigrants, illegal immigrants are a whole different story and should be deported. Also what in the hell does the I & A stand for in LGTBQIA? Are we just making things up and adding letters for the hell of it? Hollywood needs to stop belittling and speaking on behalf of the working class. You can have an opinion, and express it but at least open your eyes long enough to understand where working class citizens are coming from. I am sure Streep would never have the bravery or courage to do her speech in front of the working class, or the families who have lost loved ones at the hands of illegal immigrants.

    • Trisha says:

      Since it was asked the I & A in LGBTQIA are for Intersex (formerly known as hermaphroditism, since being intersex varies in more than just one way on a chromosomal viewpoint) and for Asexual (finding no full on sexual urge for anyone regardless of gender, not necessarily saying there’s no romantic attraction (can be in most cases) just not sexually active).

      So there you have it LGBTQIA means Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transsexual, Queer, Intersex, Asexual. Now that you know I hope this helps and always be respectful.

    • Dunstan says:

      Haz, your comments are beyond inane. So you speak for the “working class,” huh? Wow, I’ve never heard of you.

      I guess this “working class” you speak of doesn’t have TV or the internet or any other means of acquiring information. But I’m willing to bet you that somewhere amongst the millions of Golden Globe awards viewers, there were plenty of working class people.

      You’re under the mistaken impression that just because someone achieves something in the competitive world of entertainment, that this somehow occurred overnight and that their own backgrounds, as diverse as could be in reality, involved a silver spoon.

      No one was belittling working people last night; not a single solitary person. They were belittling Donald Drumpf (his real family name in case you don’t know that) – a man who has stiffed working class people over and over in the construction and design of his now-bankrupt casinos, a man who has abused women and may have raped a thirteen year old girl, a man who brags repeatedly over decades about his sexual conquests, who makes fun of the disabled, who punched out one of his teachers resulting in being shipped off to military school, a man who was investigated, along with his father Fred, by the Dept. of Justice for refusing to rent apartments in Queens to people of color. I bet some of those people were the very working class you seem so concerned about.

      Where the hell was your righteous indignation then, huh, Haz?

      Drumpf is no friend of the working class; never has been, never will be. He brags about several hundred jobs but doesn’t bother mentioning that many more from those same companies are going overseas or have gone overseas.

      Technology is bringing huge changes to many industries; energy, manufacturing etc. There’s no returning to some misty-eyed version of the 1950s.

      During Obama’s administration, over sixteen million jobs were created. I guarantee you Drumpf will come nowhere near that. Ever. Obama was instrumental in helping to save the auto industry. I hear there’s a lot of “working class” people there. Maybe you were unaware of that.

      So please; stop with your ridiculous statements which are so full of holes, you can see miles through them.

      Try paying attention to the actual facts, Haz.

      One last word of advice: give up Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Laura Ingraham and the other right wing loons.

      • Deplorable says:

        Dunstan it seems like you are trying to convince yourself that Obama is anything but the WORST FAILURE as the first and I dare say the LAST black Muslim president?

        16 million jobs created?? So Obama created enough full time with affordable benefits jobs for every of age legal U.S. citizen in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Utah, Missouri, Kansas, Idaho, and Oregon? Can you answer how many companies moved to Mexico during Obama’s first term? At 140+ companies I quit counting its pointless!

        So streep did attack the working class. I am part of the working class! I voted for Pres. Donald Trump so by attacking my choice you attack me!!! Do you understand that!??

        All the women with claims against Pres. Trump were paid actors. A couple of them have confessed to being paid to make the accusations! Now please grow up act like an adult and get on with your life!!

      • Tony says:

        Dunstan it seems like you are trying to convince yourself that Obama is anything but the WORST FAILURE as the first and I dare say the LAST black Muslim president?

        16 million jobs created?? So Obama created enough full time with affordable benefits jobs for every of age legal U.S. citizen in Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota, Iowa, Utah, Missouri, Kansas, Idaho, and Oregon? Can you answer how many companies moved to Mexico during Obama’s first term? At 140+ companies I quit counting its pointless!

        So streep did attack the working class. I am part of the working class! I voted for Pres. Donald Trump so by attacking my choice you attack me!!! Do you understand that!??

        All the women with claims against Pres. Trump were paid actors. A couple of them have confessed to being paid to make the accusations! Now please grow up act like an adult and get on with your life!!

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