December 3, 2009
Today, the Department of Justice released a list of more than 100 celebrities who have lent their names in support of the Department’s "Join the List" initiative to raise public awareness on issues around violence against women. Their participation serves as a declaration that they support ending violence against women, including domestic violence, teen dating violence and intimate partner abuse. The release of the list coincides with the national It’s Time to Talk Day. It’s Time to Talk Day, coordinated by the Liz Claiborne Inc., is one day dedicated to ensuring that Americans speak-up about domestic, sexual and teen dating violence and its goal is to spark a national conversation about violence against women and teen dating abuse. The list of celebrities who have "Joined the List" is below: Aaron Eckhart - Actor Alexis Bledel - Actress Amanda Beard - Olympic Gold-Medal Swimmer Amy Poehler - Actress, Comedienne Ashley Judd - Actress Barbara Walters - Journalist, Author, Television Host Brian White - Actor Chamique Holdsclaw - Atlanta Dream, WNBA Chrisette Michele - Singer-songwriter Christina Ricci - Actress Common - Hip Hop Artist Cuba Gooding, Jr. - Actor Curtis Granderson - Detroit Tigers, MLB Cynthia Cooper - Houston Comets, WNBA (Retired), Former NCAA and WNBA Coach, WNBA Hall of Fame Inductee Daisy Fuentes - Television Personality Dara Torres - 5-time Olympic Athlete Debbie Allen - Actress, Choreographer, Director, Producer Diane Keaton - Actress, Director, Producer Dominique Dawes - Olympic Gold Medalist, Motivational Speaker, Activist Ellen DeGeneres - Talk Show Host, Comedienne, Actress Elisabeth Hasselbeck - Author, Television Host, Designer Emily Blunt - Actress Emmy Rossum - Actress, Singer-songwriter Eva Mendes - Actress Faith Hill - Singer, Actress Fiona Apple - Singer-songwriter Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon - Actress Ginuwine - Singer Idris Elba - Actor Irene Bedard - Actress Jaime Pressly - Actress Jason Bateman - Actor Jenna Fischer - Actress, Writer Jennifer Love Hewitt - Actress Joe Torre - Manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Founder of the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation John Lithgow - Actor Joy Behar - Comedienne, Author, Television Host, Actress Judy Blume - Author Kevin Spacey - Actor Kristina Guerrero - Television Host Kyra Sedgwick - Actress, Producer Linda Fairstein - Author Leeza Gibbons – Television/Radio Host, Producer Leslie Morgan Steiner - Author Lisa Leslie - Los Angeles Sparks, WNBA, Olympic Gold Medal Basketball Player LisaRaye McCoy - Actress Marcus Johnson -Musician Mariska Hargitay - Actress, Founder and President of the Joyful Heart Foundation Martina McBride - Singer-Songwriter Matt Dillon - Actor MC Lyte - Rap Pioneer, Songwriter, Actress, Activist Melissa Joan Hart - Actress Meryl Streep - Actress Michael Bolton - Singer Michelle Pfeiffer - Actress Michelle Williams - Actress Mira Sorvino - Actress Nastia Liukin - Olympic Gold Medal Gymnast The NFL Players Association, in addition to the following players: Adalius Thomas - New England Patriots Brandon Moore - New York Jets Darrell Green - Washington Redskins (Retired) Drew Brees - New Orleans Saints Erik Coleman - Atlanta Falcons Gary Brackett - Indianapolis Colts George Wilson - Buffalo Bills Hank Fraley - Cleveland Browns Jay Feely - New York Jets Jerricho Cotchery - New York Jets Kareem McKenzie - New York Giants LaDainian Tomlinson - San Diego Chargers Muhsin Muhammad - Carolina Panthers Nate Kaeding - San Diego Chargers Quintin Mikell - Philadelphia Eagles Shaun O’Hara - New York Giants Steve Hutchinson - Minnesota Vikings Nia Long - Actress, Director Nicole Kidman - Actress, UNIFEM Goodwill Ambassador Omar Epps - Actor Padma Lakshmi - Television Host Patti LaBelle - Singer, Songwriter, Actress, Author, Humanitarian Paula Zahn - Journalist, Producer Peter Hermann - Actor Phylicia Rashad - Actress Rebecca Romijn - Actress, Ricky Martin - Singer Robin Givens - Actress, Writer Rosie Perez - Actress, Dancer, Choreographer S. Epatha Merkerson - Actress Sally Field – Actress Salma Hayek - Actress, Director, Producer Sam Jones III - Actor Scarlett Johansson - Actress, Singer-songwriter Sherri Shepherd - Comedienne, Actress, Television Host Steve Buscemi - Actor, Director Stockard Channing - Actress Susan Sarandon - Actress Teresa Weatherspoon - Los Angeles Sparks, WNBA (Retired), Coach of Louisiana Tech Women’s Basketball Tim Roth - Actor Tom Arnold - Actor Tony Hawk - Skateboarder U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Victor Rivas Rivers - Actor, Author, Activist Vivica A. Fox - Actress, Director, Producer Washington Mystics - WNBA Washington Nationals - MLB Whoopi Goldberg - Actress, Comedienne, Producer, Television Host Wynton Marsalis - Musician Zoe Saldana - Actress
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