Oscars 2018: This is why stars are wearing orange pins on the red carpet

Orange pins for standing against gun violence. (Representational image) Photograph:( Pinterest )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Mar 03, 2018, 05.38 PM (IST)

Just a little more than a day away, 90th Academy Awards will don an orange hue with A-listers planning to sport a special ‘Wear Orange To Prevent Gun Violence’ pins in support of the advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety on the red carpet, according to a popular magazine.

This comes in the wake of a tragic school shooting on February 14, 2018, that claimed the lives of 17 people in Parkland, Florida.

Furthering their voice on an internationally televised event, celebrities have previously too, come out in support of teen-survivors of the shooting who have now turned into activists and organised “March for Our Lives” calling for gun control. George Clooney and lawyer-wife Amal Clooney donated $500,000 in the name of their infant twins -- Ella and Alexander, to the event. Popular TV host Oprah Winfrey also donated the same amount to the fund.

While this year’s Golden Globes turned black with whos-who of Hollywood turning up in all-black attire and Time’s Up pins to stand in support of sexually abused and harassed victims, Oscars 2018 will have notes of orange.

Let’s see who all actually turn up for gun control in the United States among the popular names.