2022 SAG Awards

Lady Gaga, Tyler Perry, Other Stars Show Support for Ukraine at SAG Awards

"Tonight, our hearts are with our friends in Ukraine. We stand with them and pray for their safety," host Laverne Cox said

Lady Gaga (L) and Tyler Perry
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Some stars at the 2022 SAG Awards added a special touch to their looks.

As the red carpet rolled out, many attendees, including Tyler Perry, "The Morning Show" actress Shari Belafonte and "The Great" actor Douglas Hodge, accessorized with a sign of support for Ukraine as Russia invades the country: a blue and yellow ribbon symbolizing the colors from Ukraine's flag.

Others, like Lady GagaLeslie Odom Jr. and Andrew Garfield used their words. During E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet," host Laverne Cox took a moment to acknowledge the crisis and send her love.

"The performances we are celebrating here tonight have brought you joy and inspiration this year," the "Orange Is the New Black" actress said. "With all this going on in the world, it can sometimes be difficult to find light and hope. Tonight, our hearts are with our friends in Ukraine. We stand with them and pray for their safety."

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Here are some of the stars who paid tribute to those abroad in Ukraine Sunday night:

Brian Cox

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(L-R) J. Smith-Cameron, Dagmara Dominczyk, Jihae, Scott Nicholson, Brian Cox, Dasha Nekrasova, Kieran Culkin, Nicholas Braun, Jeremy Strong and Justine Lupe accept the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for 'Succession' onstage during the 28th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at Barker Hangar on Feb. 27, 2022, in Santa Monica, California.

"Succession" star Brian Cox, as he accepted the award for best drama series ensemble, paid tribute to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, acknowledging his former career as a comedian and performer before assuming office in 2019.

He also blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin's government for placing limits on what artists can say about the conflict.

"They are told, under pain of high treason, that they cannot say a word about Ukraine, and I think that is pretty awful," Cox said from the stage at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, according to NBC News.

Shari Belafonte

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The actress adorned her pink outfit with a blue and yellow ribbon.

Leslie Odom Jr.

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During the 2022 SAG Awards' opening monologues, the "Hamilton" star said, "While tonight is a celebration we are all at the same time holding a place in our hearts for the people of Ukraine and sending our thoughts, prayers and hopes for impending peace."

Lady Gaga

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"This is a beautiful night where we all get to celebrate art together and celebrate each other and there's so much going on in the world," the "House of Gucci" star told E!, "My heart really goes out to Ukraine and I think we should all really sit in the gratitude of this."

Andrew Garfield

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"It's so amazing that I get to be here with all of our colleagues and our community celebrating on a pretty tricky day to celebrate but," the actor said, "you know, keeping what's happening in Ukraine in our hearts."

Laverne Cox

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"The performances we are celebrating here tonight have brought you joy and inspiration this year," the "Live From E!" host shared. "With all this going on in the world, it can sometimes be difficult to find light and hope. Tonight, our hearts are with our friends in Ukraine. We stand with them and pray for their safety."

Douglas Hodge

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He walked the red carpet in a navy suit embellished with a blue and yellow ribbon.

Tyler Perry

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The multi-hyphenate posed in a green suit with a blue and yellow ribbon.

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