When they're not in the limelight, some of our Hollywood favorites are all about the social causes, appearing in ads, serving as spokespersons, speaking out on specific issues or even taking trips in support of these organizations.
So, to us, it only seems fair on the holiday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. that we pick out a few of our favorite (and hottest) celebs and take a peek into some of the issues that motivate them.
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So take a stroll through our gallery and get your fill of some familiar faces and snapshots of their lives beyond their entertainment work.
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