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Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Amy Schumer Among Writer-Directors Urging Hollywood to Reconsider Guns Onscreen

Hollywood creators, led by Shonda Rhimes, Judd Apatow, Jimmy Kimmel and Mark Ruffalo, have signed a open letter urging their colleagues to reconsider the use of guns onscreen. “Like most of America, we are enraged by the recent mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde. Considering there have been over 250 other mass shootings so far […]

Matthew McConaughey Calls on Congress to “Reach a Higher Ground” and Pass Gun Reforms

Academy Award–winning actor Matthew McConaughey took center stage at the White House briefing Tuesday to call on Congress to “reach a higher ground” and pass gun control legislation in honor of the children and teachers killed in last month’s shooting rampage at an elementary school in his home town of Uvalde, Texas. In a highly personal […]

Matthew McConaughey Calls for Gun Responsibility Instead of Gun Control in Op-Ed

Matthew McConaughey is weighing in at length on the debate over gun control in the wake of the elementary school mass shooting in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas. The Oscar winner argues that focusing on gun control has produced nothing more than a decades-long political stalemate and that it’s time to shift the conversation to […]

John Oliver Argues Against More Police in Schools in Wake of Texas Shooting

After a brief segment taking jabs at Prince Andrew and the U.K.’s Platinum Jubilee celebration honoring Queen Elizabeth II, John Oliver dove right into his main segment on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight, arguing for increased gun control measures in the wake of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, last month. Noting that the National […]

Giants Manager Gabe Kapler Refusing to Take Field for Anthem in Protest

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Friday he will refuse to take the field for the national anthem in a protest over the nation’s political direction following this week’s school shooting in Texas. “I don’t plan on coming out for the anthem going forward until I feel better about the direction of our country,” […]

Jon Voight Says Americans “Must Not Allow Mental Illness” to Take Gun Rights

Jon Voight attributed the mass shootings, like the one at a Uvalde, Texas, elementary school that killed 19 students and two teachers Tuesday, to abuse and mental health issues. In a two-and-a-half-minute video posted to his social media, the actor said there “should be proper qualifications for gun ownership” while also stating that the country […]

Harry Styles Partners With Everytown for Gun Safety on Upcoming Tour in Effort to “End Gun Violence”

Harry Styles has joined the fight to end gun violence after two devastating mass shootings in the United States over the past two weeks, announcing on Instagram on Friday that his upcoming North American tour will partner with nonprofit organization Everytown for Gun Safety. “Along with all of you, I have been absolutely devastated by […]

Jamie Foxx Criticizes “So-Called Christians” Over Lack of Legislative Action Following Shootings

Jamie Foxx criticized lawmakers over their lack of legislative action after shootings like the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas earlier this week. In an emotional message posted to Instagram on Thursday, the actor — who is from Terrell, Texas — shared his condolences to the families of the 19 students and two teachers who were shot […]

Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down Discussing Texas School Shooting: “These Are Our Children”

A passionate and tearful Jimmy Kimmel addressed the Texas school shooting on Wednesday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, beginning his monologue in a mournful and resigned manner by saying, “Here we are again, on another day of mourning in this country.” Wednesday was the first time Kimmel was able to talk about the tragedy. Tuesday’s […]

Quinta Brunson Reacts to Requests for ‘Abbott Elementary’ School-Shooting Episode

Abbott Elementary creator and star Quinta Brunson is making it clear that the ABC comedy will not feature a school-shooting storyline in a future episode. In multiple tweets shared Wednesday, Brunson reacted to how “wild” it is that she’s been asked for the series to feature an episode centered on a school shooting in the […]

‘The Orville: New Horizons’ Red Carpet Press Line Canceled After Texas Shooting

Hulu has canceled The Orville: New Horizons’ red carpet press line, originally scheduled for Wednesday night, in the wake of Tuesday’s elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas. “In light of the tragic events in Texas yesterday, there will no longer be a press line at tonight’s premiere for The Orville: New Horizons. Our deepest sympathies are […]

Kanye West and Gap Push Back Yeezy Launch After Uvalde School Shooting

The Gap announced that it is briefly postponing the rollout of its Yeezy Gap Engineered by Balenciaga launch until Friday in wake of Tuesday’s school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, in which an 18-year-old gunman allegedly killed 19 grade school children and two adults. “In light of the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, we are postponing the […]