Following In the footsteps of George and Amal Clooney donate Oprah Winfrey and Steven Spielberg, also a half million dollars (about 405.000 euros) to March For Our Live, the American protest for stricter arms legislation.
“George and Amal, I completely with you agree. So I would like to join our forces and also the $ 500,000 to donate to March For Our Lives,” writes Winfrey on Twitter.
“These inspiring young people remind me of the Freedom Riders of the sixties who also said that it was enough and our voices will be heard,” she continues.
Spielberg told Reuters: “The young students in Florida and now throughout the country, show what leaders they are, with a poise and maturity that their age exceeds.”
He will do the donation on behalf of his wife. “Kate and I applaud their efforts to speak out for this and coming generations. They are our inspiration.”
Also Jeffrey Katzenberg, who, with Spielberg, DreamWorks co-founded, joined the initiative and makes a half a million to the organization. The film producer and his wife also stated to be present at the protest in the American capital, Washington DC.
The March For Our Lives is a protest march and action that is started by the survivors of the shooting in Florida last Wednesday, where fourteen students and three staff members of a school were killed.
The march will take place on 24 march. George and Amal Clooney have announced also to walk “in the name of their children”. Also other celebrity’s showed already know behind the protest march.
George and Amal Clooney to donate half a million to wapenprotest