49 celebrities pay tribute to the Orlando shooting victims

Liz Tse

49 hollywood celebrities banded together to honour the victims of the horrific mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.

The project was pulled together by director Ryan Murphy, who shot the 18-minute long video to remember the victims of the tragic Orland Pulse nightclub shooting.

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Lady Gaga. Source: YouTube.

Lady Gaga, Sofia Vergara, Chris Pine, Laverne Cox, Cuba Gooding Jr., Connie Britton, Caitlyn Jenner, Matt Bomer and Lea Michele made up just a few of the individuals who paid tribute to the victims.

Lea Michele. Source. YouTube.

"For too long, a toxic combination of anti-LGBTQ hate and easy access to guns has put LGBTQ people at disproportionate risk of violence and murder," the video reads.

"It's on all of us to keep their memories alive, and to ensure part of their legacy becomes meaningful action to end hate violence."

Chris Pine. Source: YouTube.

After the shootings, Lady Gaga, a passionate advocate for the LGBTQ community, fronted a vigil at Los Angeles' City Hall honouring the victims.

"Let's all today pledge an allegiance of love to them and to their families, who are suffering so deeply," she said.

"They are sons and daughters, they're fathers and mother, they are all of our brothers and sisters. Tonight, I will not allow my anger and outrage over this attack to overshadow our need to honour those who are grieving, truly, for their lost ones."

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