Millie Bobby Brown is brave enough to make a political statement on the red carpet like a pro!
The 14-year-old Stranger Things actress, expressed her support for the gun violence protest by remarked the Kid’s Choice Awards red carpet appearance wearing a shirt that memorialized all the 17 people who are shot and killed during the Parkland, Florida, school shooting on February 14. On the front of the Calvin Klein denim shirt, the powerful words were written: “Never again.”
The actress shared a photo of her red carpet outfit on social media, she wrote in the caption of the image: “Thank you to all the fans who voted for me and for Stranger Things at Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards today. A big 🙏🏻”
She was joined by her co-star McLaughlin and Sadie Sink at the event. Brown went to thank “my friends at Calvin Klein for being such a champion of important causes and efforts to create positivity in this world.” She then tagged some of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students who planned the massive Washington D.C. March For Our Lives event, she added the hashtags “#marchforourlives #neveragain.”
Calvin Klein also posted a photo of Brown’s red carpet outfit as the actress received the award for favorite TV actress, applauding for her decision to make a political statement on the red carpet.
The brand wrote on Instagram, “On this history making day, @milliebobbybrown declares her support for @marchforourlives at the Kids’ Choice Awards in Los Angeles. CALVIN KLEIN applauds her, #MarchForOurLives and all those who support its mission in shaping a better future.”
Brown told KCA attendees during her acceptance speech, “The March For Our Lives demonstrations that took place all over the world today have inspired me and impacted us all in one way or another. I’m fortunate to be here tonight receiving an award as an actor. I’m so very grateful and I appreciate the love and support of my fans and the opportunity that our show Stranger Things has created for me.”
She added, “But, more than anything, I get to be up here and I’m privileged to have a voice that can be heard, one I can use to hopefully make a positive difference and help influence change.”