“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” red carpet in LA brought out some of young Hollywood’s brightest do-gooders! And if they were battling in the arena, we think they’d kick ass because of karma alone.
I often hear older generations complaining about millennials, but I’ve never been more proud of what so many of us stand for. The six stars below are exactly who I am talking about, as they are constantly using their voices to create change!
+ Jennifer Lawrence
As Jennifer embarked on her “Catching Fire” press tour, she opened up during an interview about body image. When asked about her weight she revealed, “When we were doing the first ‘The Hunger Games,’ it was a big discussion, ’cause it’s called ‘The Hunger Games’ — she’s from District 12, she’s obviously underfed, so she would be incredibly thin. But, I just kept saying, ‘We have the ability to control this image that young girls are going to be seeing. Girls see enough of this body that we can’t imitate, that we’ll never be able to obtain, these unrealistic expectations, and this is gonna be their hero, and we have control over that.”
+ Josh Hutcherson
When Josh isn’t spending his time on set or hosting SNL (Anyone else staying in on Saturday?), the actor devotes a lot of time to his personal charity, Straight But Not Narrow. As a straight ally to the LGBTQ community, he uses his charity to unite others to come together for LGBTQ teens.
+ Kylie Jenner
Through the years we have watched Kylie grow up on television, and as we saw during Monday’s premiere, gurllllll is all grown! With fame often comes ridicule and bullying, but Kylie is doing her part in putting an end to this. The reality star turned model teamed up with Seventeen Magazine on their campaign, Delete Digital Drama! Kylie told Seventeen, “People on Instagram will say, ‘Ew, you’re so ugly.’ I block everyone who says stuff like that. Don’t listen to it! I think everyone needs to realize it gets better. Just listen to the positive things and try not to read the negative ones.”
+ Jaden Smith
Kylie’s good friend Jaden also stepped out for the “Catching Fire” premiere Monday, lending his support to the film. Jaden is following in the footsteps of his famous father, from acting to philanthropy. In 2011, Jaden showed his giving side by stopping by “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” to deliver a Chairty:Water donation for Ellen’s birthday! The Smith family are huge supporters of Charity:Water, which helps build fresh water wells around the world for the nearly 1 billion people who don’t have access to clean water.
+ Joe Jonas
+ Sarah Hyland
Earlier this month, the “Modern Family” actress took to Twitter to help raise awareness about childhood hunger in the United States. She Tweeted, “The story of childhood hunger in the US can have a happy ending. Share this video &
#changethestory: http://storyofhungry.org #NoKidHungry” While she plays a bossy older sister on TV, we love that she’s taking charge IRL to end hunger.
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