Watch The Stranger Things Cast Rip Trump To Shreds At The SAG Awards

"We will shelter freaks and outcasts — those who have no hope"

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards last night saw political statements from numerous actors including Ashton Kutcher, Mahershala Ali and the casts of Hidden Figures and Orange Is The New Black.

But the one speech that got the entire room to stand and cheer was from Stranger Things actor David Harbour who spoke about the importance of fighting for the downtrodden.

The whole cast of the Netflix show joined him on stage to accept the Best TV Drama Ensemble award where Harbour said: "We are united, in that we are all human beings and we are all together on this horrible, painful, joyous, exciting and mysterious ride that is being alive."

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Habour, who plays Chief Jim Hopper, ended the speech by asking people to act as his character does and "punch some people in the face when they seek to destroy the meek and the disenfranchised and the marginalised."

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His full speech is below:

"I would just like to say that in light of all that's going on in the world today, it's difficult to celebrate the already celebrated Stranger Things, but this award from you, who take your craft seriously and earnestly believe, like me, that great acting can change the world, is a call to arms from our fellow craftsmen and women to go deeper and through our art to battle against fear, self-centeredness and exclusivity of our predominantly narcissistic culture.

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'And through our craft to cultivate a more empathetic and understanding society by revealing intimate truths that serve as a forceful reminder to folks that when they feel broken and afraid and tired, they are not alone.

'We are united, in that we are all human beings and we are all together on this horrible, painful, joyous, exciting and mysterious ride that is being alive.

'Now, as we act and the continuing narrative of Stranger Things, we 1983 Midwesterners will repel bullies. We will shelter freaks and outcasts, those who have no homes.

'We will get past the lies. We will hunt monsters. And when we are lost amidst the hypocrisy and the casual violence of certain individuals and institutions, we will, as per Chief Jim Hopper, punch some people in the face when they seek to destroy the meek and the disenfranchised and the marginalised. And we will do it all with soul, with heart, and with joy."

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