Social media scoop: Political protests, behind-the-scenes at the SAG awards and Miss Universe’s win

Social media scoop: Political protests, behind-the-scenes at the SAG awards and Miss Universe’s win

Awards week

Text: Meera Navlakha

This week, Hollywood and politics collide with celebrities collectively protesting — and not forgetting to celebrate in the process
  1. 1. The beast

The highly-anticipated live version film of Beauty and the Beast released its final trailer for the world to see before its worldwide release on 17 March. See the trailer below featuring Emma Watson as Belle alongside fellow Brit Dan Stevens who plays the beast. 

  1. 2. The model-like protest

Known for being a vocal activist, model and actress Emily Ratajkowski protested Donald Trump’s recently-imposed Muslim ban, joining thousands of other protesters at the Los Angeles International Airport.
 Instagram | @emrata Power to the people #NoBanNoWall

  1. 3. Heavy trophy, full heart

The winners of respective SAG awards, Janelle Monae and Taraji P. Henson, proudly displayed their latest win for outstanding cast in the film Hidden Figures
Instagram | @sagawards Those are heavy! #sagawards
4. Not so strange
Hot couple John Legend and Chrissy Teigen hung out with the highly-acclaimed cast of Stranger Things at the SAG awards.
Instagram | @johnlegend Stranger Things happening backstage at the #SAGAwards!
5. Family affair
Modern Family star Sofia Vergara hung out with her co-stars, Ed O'Neill and Jesse Tyler Ferguson at the SAG awards, displaying the cast’s tight bond, even off screen.

Instagram | @sofiavergara #sagawards2017 my familia @jessetyler 

  1. 6. A team effort

Kerry Washington’s makeup artist Takisha shares a photo of the team responsible for Washington's red carpet look.
Instagram | @takishahair Morning kisses #aboutlastnight #glam #hair #Monday #beauty #bts 

  1. 7. Universal beauty

The beautiful Miss France 2016 Iris Mittenaere glows on stage as she’s crowned Miss Universe 2017. She is joined by Miss Universe 2016, Pia Wurtzbach.
Instagram | @irismittenaeremf This moment ... thank you @piawurtzbach You are an amazing woman ... thank you for everything  

  1. 8. Baby’s day out

Actress Natalie Portman shows off her full-fledged pregnancy glow behind-the-scenes at her Vanity Fair cover shoot.
Instagram | @vanityfair Natalie Portman—the Oscar-nominated #Jackie star—gets glam behind the scenes of the V.F. Hollywood Issue.   

9. Numbers don’t lie
Kim Kardashian-West sent out a tweet in response to Trump’s Muslim Ban as a sign of protest. As the numbers showed, the chances of a gun killing the average American is significantly higher than any other cause.


10. A united country
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau showed his solidarity and patriotism following the horrific attack at a mosque in Quebec, earlier this week. 

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