P!nk gave a rousing acceptance speech after being honored with the People’s Champion Award at the 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards on Sunday night time, in the end urging individuals to battle for “decency and humanity and kindness.”
“I know that one person can make a difference. You feel like you don’t matter, that your life doesn’t matter? Get involved,” P!nk stated on stage. “You can’t tell me Martin Luther King Jr. Rosa parks, Nelson Mandela, Gloria Steinem, Anita Hill, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Malala Yousafzai, Greta Thunberg — tell me one person can’t make a difference. I am a dumbass derelict from Doylestown and I have managed to change a little part in my world.”
P!nk continued, explaining that there is “so much to be done.”
“I don’t care about your politics, I care about your kids,” she stated, including that these listening ought to cease combating amongst one another. “Get together with your friends and change the fucking world.”
The singer and activist ended on that be aware, receiving a giant spherical of applause. Among the viewers had been her husband, Carey Hart, and their children, daughter Willow and son Jameson.
The 2019 E! People’s Choice Awards are airing reside from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.
This article initially appeared in THR.com.