Volodymyr Zelenskyy Urges Wealthy To Support His War-Torn Nation: “Fight For Ukraine Because Ukraine Is Fighting For The Whole World”

Volodymyr Zelensky and Sean Penn urge the rich to support Ukraine

Addressing a crowd at a fundraising ceremony for Hollywood star Sean Penn’s humanitarian relief organization Corps, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky urged the wealthy and powerful attendees to find ways to support his war-torn nation. Scroll down for more details!

Their five-minute pre-recorded plea at the Hollywood Palladium event on Saturday, interspersed with battle scenes big and small, from buildings being blown up to being abandoned near a battered and bloodied animal – There was a cut. A road by a fledgling family, Variety reports.

“This is our reality,” said Volodymyr Zelensky, a grim face, dressed in a green T-shirt and fatigued while sitting in front of a tactical map.

The former actor, who became President of Ukraine in 2019, addressed the attendees as a fellow professional.

“This is not VFX, this is not computer graphics. This is all our reality,” said Volodymyr Zelensky.

Ukrainians have been resisting Russian advances for 107 days and counting, with Zelensky citing the symbolic sign Hollywood made to make Oscar statues out of plaster during World War II when the war effort. All available metal was required for this.

“Any help is valuable and important” to combat “this evil that has been called a Russian full-scale invasion”, the president said.

“Fight for Ukraine because Ukraine Fighting for the whole world.”

Earlier in the evening, the cause of Ukraine was also championed by the Dakh Daughters, an avant-garde trio of female musicians, who performed several numbers (under white pancake makeup) and raised a large Ukrainian flag with “Arm Ukraine”. hoisted closed.

The Pence Community Organized Relief Effort was born out of the actor’s desire to bring help to Haiti after the January 2010 earthquake that devastated the island.

Sean Penn recalled how former President Bill Clinton and the CAA’s Brian Lourd “saved our a***s” when the fledgling organization needed help on the ground in Haiti.

A dozen years later, surveying the organization and the scope of its work, Penn reflected: “I walk into this building tonight and I think, ‘How did this happen?'”

Clinton was on hand to present investor Frank Gistra one of the honorees of the night. Comes out to sing John Legend’s solo piano Bob Marley“Song of Redemption”.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti also took the stage to pay tribute to the Corps for helping run the nation’s largest COVID testing and vaccination sites.

Host Aida Rodriguez caught the attention of the crowd from the start, telling them to be “awake” and warning that “my comedy is confrontational”.

The Long Night also included an auction component.

Auctioneer Letitia Fry, a well-known loud-mouthed voice on the Hollywood charity circuit, was on hand to help bring in the money.

As ‘Variety’ reports, she offered original artwork as well as a solo concert for Legend in the living room of the winning bidder, which was a million dollar offer.

At one point, Fry got a little help from partner Sharon Stone, who cut quite a figure in a bright pink suit.

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