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Wilmer Valderrama was one of many stars who marched in protest of gun violence across the country on Saturday, standing with nearly a million people at the March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. where his ex, Demi Lovato, performed an emotional rendition of her hit “Skyscraper” for the crowd.
Queer Eye’s Karamo Brown spoke with the NCIS star for ET, where he gushed about Lovato’s performance.
“She’s a hero. She’s a hero to young men along with women out there,” he said. “I think which she’s literally the image of recovery along with getting their life together, so I’m excited which she’s there along with with This specific historic moment for young people too.”
Valderrama also noted which he’s excited to see so many of his fellow Hollywood stars use their voices to speak out, even within the face of potential backlash.
“They used to tell us when we were young along with entering the industry, ‘Oh you’re an actor, don’t get involved in politics,'” Valderrama said.
“yet then you realize which politics affect policy along with policy affects humankind. which’s truly interesting as citizens, as people in general, which you actually get involved,” he continued. “So I think which’s why which’s exciting to see which so many people are lending their voices, yet most importantly, their platform for various other people’s voices, because we gotta just be amplifying the people’s word along with the people’s spirit.”
The Venezualan-born star can be sadly no stranger to gun violence along with the fear which comes with which.
“I grew up in Venezuela along with you grow up which has a reality — [on] the six o’clock news, you’re talking about machine guns along with you’re talking about hits. which’s a rude awakening when you wake up to which reality, specifically, you’re nine, 10, 11 years old in Venezuela knowing which This specific can be normal to you,” he explained.
“along with coming to the United States, a land which has allowed us to possess the freedom to become anything we can be…We shouldn’t have to worry about which while we’re dreaming out loud.”
The which 70s Show alum has been active with the March For Our Lives campaign, along with acknowledges which the generation of teens leading the way can be more tuned into politics along with the entire world than ever before.
“They have a tool which we never had growing up, which can be the power of social media,” he said. “They’re able to communicate to not only their immediate network, yet they can actually make something trend. along with which’s cool, which’s trendy to be an activist today. If you’re not aware of what’s happening, not only in your community yet on a national level, when which’s affecting you directly, you’re not keeping up with your own generation.”
“We’re waking up to a generation which understands what needs to get done along with can be about to get which done themselves,” he added.
Valderrama used his own social media to share his involvement with March for Our Lives. He posted an Instagram coming from the gathering on Saturday which has a group of fellow marchers, along which has a hopeful caption.
” I am filled with desire.. I know there can be a path today. United, we’ll win. The passion along with fire I felt today coming from our young generation.. which’s going to change EVERYTHING!”
He also shared images of himself speaking which has a group of volunteers who trained to register fresh voters during the march.
various other stars also shared their work at the marches throughout the country, including Amy Schumer, Connie Britton, Olivia Wilde, along with Skai Jackson in Los Angeles.
Meanwhile, performers at the Washington D.C. march included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ben Platt, Jennifer Hudson, Common, Vic Mensa, Andra Day, Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, along with Lovato.
Cyrus even shared a sweet reunion pic with Lovato on Twitter, saying, “Been friends forever & happy to stand with you on important days like This specific!”
For more on March For Our Lives, watch the video below.