Lady Gaga & More Stars Speak Out In Support Of Ukraine At SAG Awards

Tons of celebrities used their platform to speak out against Russia's attacks on Ukraine, during the Screen Actors' Guild Awards.

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Lady Gaga35, was among the many stars who stood in solidarity with the Ukrainian people at the 2022 SAG Awards on Sunday February 27. The House of Gucci actress included a show of support in light of Russia’s attacks, when she was speaking about how thankful she was to be at the awards show. Gaga was only one of the stars to stand with Ukraine during the show, including Michael Douglas77, Jessica Chastain44, and Jean Smart, 70.

During a red carpet interview before the show, the “Poker Face” singer said that she was keeping the people of Ukraine in her thoughts. “This is a beautiful night where we all get to celebrate art together and celebrate each other, and there’s so much going on in the world, and my heart really goes out to Ukraine, and I think tonight, we should all really sit in the gratitude of this,” she told E!

Lady Gaga showed support for Ukraine at the SAG Awards. (Jim Ruymen/UPI/Shutterstock)

Michael Douglas was another star who spoke out during a red carpet interview, as he showed off a blue-and-yellow pocket square to stand with the people of Ukraine. “This is not the L.A. Rams. This is the color of the Ukrainian flag, and if ever there was a time for us to appreciate about what true democracy is, I’m just so proud of what these people in this country have done,” he said to Access.

Michael Douglas’ pocket square was fashioned to look like the Ukrainian flag. (Jordan Strauss/AP/Shutterstock)

Of course, stars also spoke out from the awards show stage with messages of support. During Jessica Chastain’s acceptance speech for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor, The Eyes of Tammy Faye star also included a show of support for those stuck in Ukraine. “I love my artistic family. My heart is with our international family all over the world right now, who is fighting for their safety and their freedom,” she said. When Jean Smart took home the award for Outstanding Female Actor in a Comedy Series for her role in Hacks, she concluded with a subtle show of support. “Please everybody pray for peace,” she said.

 

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