Celebrities Show Support To 'Hero' Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Celebrities Show Support To 'Hero' Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Lena Waithe, Jussie Smollett, Tracee Ellis Ross and more are standing by her.

Published September 28, 2018

Both during and following Thursday's Senate hearing that showed Dr. Christine Blasey Ford give her testimony against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, celebrities have taken to social media to offer their support to Ford who showed immense bravery in the moment.

From the likes of Lena Waithe and Shonda Rhimes to Jussie Smollett and Tarana Burke, well-known figures have taken the time to stand in solidarity, pushing the hashtag, #WeBelieveDrFord.

As many have already learned, Ford has accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her at a high school party in 1982. Following her account, several other women have since come forward with their own allegations against him.

Get a brief rundown of the topic, courtesy of CNN, below:

  1. Several public figures have since expressed their admiration of Ford's bravery and candor on Twitter and Instagram, supported by the now widely spread hashtags #WeBelieveDrFord and #WeBelieveSurvivors.

    Read their encouraging words, below:

  2. Jussie Smollett
  3. David Alan Grier
  4. Tracee Ellis Ross
  5. Tarana Burke
  6. Ava DuVernay
  7. Lena Waithe
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    Not all heroes wear capes.

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  8. Gabrielle Union
  9. Shonda Rhimes

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photos from left: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images, Jerod Harris/FilmMagic, Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

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