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Why are CELEBS tweeting #heforshe?

Last updated on: September 29, 2014 12:19 IST

On September 20, actress and UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson launched HeForShe, a campaign to fight gender inequality around the world. In an amazing speech that made major waves across the Internet, she asked men everywhere to join the feminist cause, too—and many have answered.

Tom Hiddleston


Tom ‘Loki’ Hiddleston tweeting his support to the cause said, “@EmWatson you are impeccable and extraordinary. I stand with you. I believe in gender equality. #heforshe 

Russell Crowe


The Australian star and Emma’s co-star from Noah also participated in the campaign. He tweeted a picture of himself. 

Matthew Lewis


Better known as Neville Longbottom (yes, that’s Neville) extending support, said, “So proud of @EmWatson. From the girl I grew up with to the inspirational woman she is today. I'm with you. #heforshe.

Joseph Gordon Levitt


The Hollywood star also tweeted his support for the cause, saying, “And speaking of #Feminism, @EmWatson is doing a great project called #HeForShe.”

Chris Colfer

The star known for playing Kurt Hummel on the musical show Glee supported Emma Watson’s cause by saying, “#HeForShe is a great cause to get behind! Please check it out. So proud of @EmWatson!”

Forest Whitaker


“Proud to support the #HeForShe campaign of @UN_Women,” tweeted Forest Whitaker. 

Chloe Grace Moretz


The young Hollywood star applauded Emma for her stirring speech and said that it was commendable. 

Kate Bosworth


The young star also extended support to the #heforshe by tweeting powerful @EmWatson