Here’s another example of a celebrity talking about something they have no idea about.
New York (AFP) – Pharrell Williams dedicated his song “Freedom” to refugees fleeing to Europe, hailing immigrants’ contributions around the world.
The US pop star, best known for his viral global hit “Happy,” on Sunday performed his jazzy new track at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Milan, interjecting the phrase, “Let them in!”
Elaborating a day later at a forum in New York, Williams said he did not consider himself an activist but added: “We should use our platforms where we can.”
“We have to be open. And it’s a tough conversation, but America is built on immigrants. We wouldn’t have a country” without them, he said.
Asked if the same held true for Europe, which is facing an unprecedented influx of migrants from Syria and other troubled countries, Williams said, “Absolutely.”
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