Actor Benedict Cumberbatch used his stage time to show solidarity with Ukraine on Monday after winning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
He said: “Today, I cannot speak on this wonderful platform at this incredible time in my life, without acknowledging that what is happening in Ukraine is obvious and expressing my support for the Ukrainian people, my support for Russia the people against. cleptocracy and the folly of their governors for trying to stop this atrocity unfolding. ”
According to Variety, the “Sherlock” star also encouraged people to do their bit for Ukraine as much as they could.
He continued: “But now we all need to do more than just think and pray. We need to take action, we need to keep visiting embassy websites, we need to look at what we as citizens of the world, citizens of Europe and hope in this terrible time What can people do to bring better places and better outcomes for these children, their families struggling to survive as rocket rain hits their cities. ”
“We can no longer hold back. These are no longer times of greed, laziness, inactivity or inability. We need to act and you can do something. You can support organizations. You can support those who help refugees on y You can support human rights groups, you can press your politicians, your banks, your industry to acknowledge anything you can do to help. “stressed Benedict.
Unknowingly, last week Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine and warned other countries that any attempt to interfere with Russian operations would have “consequences they have never seen.”