The Duchess of Sussex made a virtual appearance at the VAX Live concert in Los Angeles, which was pre-recorded last week and in the presence of Jennifer Lopez and Prince Harry, among others.
the Duchess of Sussex added some star power to the already glitzy lineup of Global Citizen VAX Live Concert as she made a virtual appearance on Saturday night.
Meghan, who is very pregnant with her baby girl, appeared during an on-screen segment in her role as campaign chair.
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During the Los Angeles concert, Meghan spoke to the crowd of thousands about the importance of working together to fight Covid-19.
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She said: “This year has been defined by the communities who have come together, tirelessly and heroically, to tackle Covid-19. We have gathered here tonight as the road improves, but it will take each of us finds our way forward.
“As campaign chairs for Vax Live, my husband and I believe it is essential that our recovery prioritizes everyone’s health, safety and success. And especially women, who have been disproportionately affected by this pandemic.
Watch Meghan Markle’s speech in its entirety
Her husband Prince harry, who is also campaign chair for the mission to ensure vaccine equity for all, makes an appearance in person at the event and took the stage to give a three-minute speech.
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The Duchess made a virtual appearance on Vax Live
The Duke was greeted by the crowd at So-Fi Stadium in Los Angeles with a standing ovation and spoke about the importance of making access to vaccines borderless. Addressing the frontline workers in attendance, Harry said: “You have spent the last year fighting courageously and selflessly to protect us all, and you have served and sacrificed yourself with bravery.
“The vaccine needs to be distributed to everyone everywhere, we cannot rest or truly recover until there is equitable distribution to all corners of the world. The virus does not respect borders, access cannot be determined by geography. It must be a fundamental right for all. “
Prince Harry attended the concert in person
the the concert was pre-recorded last week but aired on select US channels and on YouTube on Saturday night. Although Meghan was announced in the lineup, fans were surprised when she did not make an appearance in person last Sunday, but gave its impending due date in June or July, it seems the Duchess was more comfortable attending virtually.
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The event, dubbed “the concert to bring the world together”, was hosted by singer Selena Gomez and saw performances by Oscar winner Jennifer Lopez HER and Dave Grohl among others.
JLo performed two pieces
Chrissy Teigen, Ben Affleck, Sean Penn and Jimmy Kimmel also made appearances, as did President Biden, First Lady Dr Biden and Vice President Harris who showed their support for Global Citizen’s partnership with the “We Can” initiative. Do This ”from the White House.
As the first large-scale music event for a COVID-compliant audience of fully immunized frontline and essential workers, Vax LIVE called for new commitments from governments, the private sector and philanthropists in support of for the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines around the world.
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