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John Legend Gave A Speech At A Rally In Support Of Biden Where He Denounced Trump And The Rappers Who Have Recently Supported Him

At the rally, John Legend performed before delivering a speech denouncing Trump and the rappers who have spoken out in support of him over recent years.

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Chrissy Teigen has made her first public appearance since the loss of her son, Jack, in late September.

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Last month, Chrissy announced on Instagram that she'd lost her third baby after weeks of pregnancy complications and excessive bleeding that led to her being hospitalised.

"We are shocked and in the kind of deep pain you only hear about, the kind of pain we've never felt before," Chrissy wrote alongside a series of photos of herself with husband John Legend and their son in hospital.

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"We were never able to stop the bleeding and give our baby the fluids he needed, despite bags and bags of blood transfusions," she went on. "It just wasn't enough."

"We never decide on our babies' names until the last possible moment after they’re born, just before we leave the hospital," she continued. "But we, for some reason, had started to call this little guy in my belly Jack. So he will always be Jack to us. Jack worked so hard to be a part of our little family, and he will be, forever."

Chrissy then took a break from social media, but returned last week with a personal essay in which she opened up further about her grief.

But now the model has made her first public appearance since the loss, stepping out at a rally in Pennsylvania in support of Joe Biden on Monday night, ahead of the US presidential election today.

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Chrissy and John attended the rally with their children, Luna, 4, and Miles, 2.

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And John not only performed but also delivered an impassioned speech denouncing Donald Trump and the rappers — including Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Lil Pump and 50 Cent — who have expressed support for him in recent years.

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"In this election, your vote will decide whether we're a country that allows this pandemic to continue indefinitely or one with a plan to end it," he said. "Some people see the meanness, the bullying, the selfishness of Donald Trump and they mistake it for strength — a kind of twisted masculinity."

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"Some people see his greed and they mistake it for being good at business," he went on. "Some of your former, favourite rappers have been taken in by these lies. I think they’ve even founded a new super group. It’s called 'the Sunken Place.'"

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"But Trump's Platinum Plan for Black folks is nothing but fool's gold," he concluded. "Because you can't bank on a word he says."

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Chrissy could be seen looking on proudly as John gave his speech before taking to the stage to hug and kiss him.

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The appearance comes just days after Chrissy and John revealed that they'd both got tattoos in tribute to Jack, inking his name on their wrists above their matching tattoos dedicated to the rest of their family.

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Ellie Woodward is a deputy news director for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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