Richard Gere. If you weren't alive in the 80s and 90s, you probably don't care about anything other than that hampster rumor from back in the day. But if you were alive in the 80s and 90s, you'll be happy to know that Gere is still looking good and doing good. Literally.
Not only is the Academy Award winner still looking hot at the ripe old age of 69, but he's also saving people's lives. Thanks, Richard. Gere's activism isn't entirely unknown, either. Back in 1993, he was banned from presenting awards at the Oscars after speaking out about the Chinese government during the televised ceremony.
But his censorship from the event hasn't stopped him. Gere has routinely donated and volunteered for AIDS awareness causes and even has a charity that supports various humanitarian programs in India.
The point is, Richard Gere is a really good guy. And we need good people like him right now.
In the United States, we're hearing a lot of horror stories about the way immigrants and refugees are being treated.
via: GettyAnd while racism directed toward immigrants and people of color has always been bad, it feels like things are getting worse than ever.
Mostly because of Trump.
via: GettyJust this month he told four congresswomen they should go back to their countries. And apart from people hating him even more, he got away with it.
After that, he went after Baltimore.
via: GettyCalling it rat-infested, and a mess, ignoring that Trump's own personality is rat-infested and a mess. But he doesn't care. He plays the antagonist and the victim at the same time, somehow.