Martin Luther King Jr. Day: What Are the Stars Saying?

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day, THGers.

In honor of one of history’s most influential individuals - and during an unfortunate period in which race relations are a sensitive topic in America - a number of celebrities took to social media today to pay tribute to the late civil rights leader.

Here is a rundown of what stars from across various industries had to say...

Forest Whitaker: MLK’s voice echoes in the minds of all, it is a call to ask ourselves: Am I doing all I can to help my fellow human beings?

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Today in America we celebrate #MLKDay. It seems more important than ever, we remember and honor his work #MartinLutherKingDay.

Olivia Wilde: Happy MLK Jr. Day my friends. Well worth watching his entire I Have A Dream speech.

Kevin Hart: The true definition of a ‘Dream Chaser’ #MLK #GoneButNeverForgotten.

Justin Bieber: Have a great day and remember his wisdom :) #MLKDay.

Nick Cannon: How are you honoring Dr. King’s spirit? I’m proud to support #FergusonRelief today, alongside local business owners.

Lucy Hale quoted King and wrote: I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

Kandi Burress: I’m so thankful for Dr. King & all the sacrifices he made to make the world a better place.

Bill Clinton: #MLKDay reminds us that all people everywhere want - and deserve - to live in a world where what unites us is stronger than what divides us.

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