Celebrities who got political at the 70th Annual Emmy Awards
More than a fashion statement
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18/09/18 | StarsInsider
CELEBRITY 70th Primetime Emmy Awards
It seems that audiences anxiously await award shows not just to see the best of fashion, but the biggest statements from celebrities. At the 70th Annual Emmy Awards, the gold carpet was rolled out and stars from our favorite shows got the chance to showcase their fine ensembles and social justice passions. So, which of your favorite stars got political at the Emmy's?
Jenifer Lewis from the series 'Black-ish,' put on her best athletic apparel for the event. To show support for Colin Kaepernick's controversial Nike ad campaign, Lewis proudly wore the swoosh logo and show-stopping sneakers. “I want to speak to the millennials today to let them know they are not alone when they speak out,” Lewis said, according to Page Six.
Jennifer Lewis wears Nike on the #EMMYS red carpet and delivers heartfelt thanks to Colin Kaepernick and the athletic brand for taking such a public stand (and knee) in support during these “awakening times.”— PowerStarLive (@PowerStarLive) September 17, 2018
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RuPaul took home an Emmy Award for his hit reality series, 'RuPaul’s Drag Race,' and stunned in a double-breasted Calvin Klein suit that was accessorized with black Statues of Liberty. "Every time I bat my false eyelashes I’m making a political statement,” RuPaul said.
Q’orianka Kilcher from 'The Alienist' attached an “I am a voter” pin to her eye-catching red gown. When arriving at the event, Kilcher said, “It’s important to send the message that all of our voices matter and all of our votes matter.”
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