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At The GLAAD Media Awards Bill Clinton Joins Leonardo DiCaprio, Betty White, Darren Criss, Matt Boomer, Jennifer Lawrence, And Hundreds More Stars In L.A.

 

Former President Bill Clinton was honored with the Agent Of Change award at last night’s 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards in L.A., but he wasn’t the only star. Hundreds of stars and celebrities, joined the thousands who attended.

Watch: Bill Clinton Delivers Speech At GLAAD Awards That Every American Must Hear

The list, via GLAAD:

Bill Clinton, Harvey Weinstein and Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games) joined host Drew Barrymore and performers Darren Criss (Glee) and Kelly Rowland; Leonardo DiCaprio (Inception, Django Unchained); Charlize Theron (Monster); Andrew Rannells, Justin Bartha, Jayson Blair and Georgia King (The New Normal); Chaz Bono (Dancing with the Stars, Being Chaz); Ryan Murphy (Glee, The New Normal, American Horror Story); GLAAD’s National Spokespersons and Strategic Giving Officers Wilson Cruz (My So-Called Life) and Omar Sharif Jr.; Calpernia Addams; Alex Newell and Naya Rivera (Glee); Brad Bell, Jane Espenson (Husbands); Shane Bitney Crone (Bridegroom); Matt Bomer (White Collar); Freddie Smith (Days of Our Lives); Crystal Chappell, Joanna Johnson and Linsey Godfrey (The Bold and the Beautiful); Stephen Chbosky, Mae Whitman, Johnny Simmons and Logan Lerman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower); Sara Ramirez, Ellen Pompeo and Eric Dane (Grey’s Anatomy); Toni D’orsay, Jen Richards (Trans 100); Beth Ditto (Gossip); Trevor Donovan (90210); Kirsten Dunst (On the Road); Kat Graham (The Vampire Diaries); Chris Evans (The Avengers); Scott Evans (One Life to Live); Fortune Feimster (Chelsea Lately); Elle Fanning (Ginger and Rosa); Barrett Foa (NCIS: Los Angeles); Rebecca Gayheart (G.B.F., Dead Like Me); Sara Gilbert (The Talk); Brad Goreski (It’s a Brad, Brad World); Cloris Leachman, Shannon Woodward and Harvey Guillen (Raising Hope); Perez Hilton; Joshua Jackson (Fringe); Avan Jogia (Twisted); Ali Larter (Resident Evil); Hayes MacArthur (Go On); Tobey Maguire (Spiderman); Ross Matthews; Maria Menounos; Cori McGinn and Kaci Boccumini (The Real L Word); Lana Parrilla (Once Upon a Time); Linda Perry, Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike); Teri Polo and Sherri Saum (The Fosters); Thomas Roberts; Bamby Salcedo; Molly Shannon (Will & Grace); Hal Sparks (Queer as Folk); Khristianne Uy (The Taste); Betty White (Hot in Cleveland); Craig Zadan (Smash) and more.

We curated some of the best images, videos, and tweets from last night’s GLAAD awards, so if you couldn’t be there, you can feel like you were just a bit!

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