John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are the latest celebrities to come out in support of gun control following last month’s Florida school shooting. As where some stars are all talk, the couple recently donated a whopping $25,000 to students organizing marches against gun violence, according to an interview with the AP.
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“I think that we’ve decided that everyone having unfettered access to guns is more important than all of us being safe,” he said of the American gun culture.
The Legends have also donated $200,000 to the Time’s Up Initiative, with Teigen saying it was “on behalf of the heroic gymnasts of the USA Gymnastics Team,” according to TIME.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.