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George Clooney And Others Show Solidarity With Charlie Hebdo At The Golden Globes

Je suis Charlie.

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After masked gunmen left 12 people dead at the Paris office of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7, people around the world expressed their solidarity with the victims, who were targeted in part for the cartoons they published. Some celebrities chose to express their own solidarity with the victims and their support of freedom of speech at the Golden Globes on Jan. 11.

George Clooney

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George Clooney wore a "Je suis Charlie" button on his lapel, while wife Amal carried a custom bag in support of France. While accepting his lifetime achievement award, he lauded the "millions" of people who marched for Charlie Hebdo, saying, "They were Christians and Jews and Muslims ... They didn’t march in protest — they marched in support of the idea that we will not walk in fear."


Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma

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During the ceremony, Kingma said, "Together we stand united against anyone who would repress free speech, anywhere from North Korea to Paris."

Jared Leto

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Before presenting the award for best supporting actress in a motion picture, Leto said of France that "our thoughts, our prayers, our hearts are with you... Je suis Charlie."


"We will not walk in fear. We won't do it."