Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Paul McCartney and more celebs attend March for Our Lives

Tanya Edwards
Yahoo Lifestyle

Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are taking part in March for Our Lives demonstrations, calling for an end to gun violence. The protests were sparked by a string of deadly school shootings, including the massacre in Parkland, Fla., last month. Organizers say they expected nearly a million people in Washington, D.C., alone, and celebrities such as Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Arianna Grande and Cher were there. Click through for highlights.

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<p>Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West a

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Paul McCartney attends the March For Our Lives protest against gun violence in N.Y.C., telling CNN he lost one of his best friends (fellow Beatle John Lennon) to gun violence. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney attends the March For Our Lives protest against gun violence in N.Y.C., telling CNN he lost one of his best friends (fellow Beatle John Lennon) to gun violence. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Amal Clooney, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, and George Clooney show their support in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Amal Clooney, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, and George Clooney

Amal Clooney, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, and George Clooney show their support in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Singer Ariana Grande performs during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Ariana Grande

Singer Ariana Grande performs during the March for Our Lives Rally in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Glenn Close and Cher attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Cher and Glenn Close

Glenn Close and Cher attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Julianne Moore, right, poses with a sign in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore, right, poses with a sign in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Actor Kate Capshaw and her hubby, director Steven Spielberg, attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Kate Capshaw and Steven Spielberg

Actor Kate Capshaw and her hubby, director Steven Spielberg, attend March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Jimmy Fallon, Miley Cyrus, and Noah Cyrus at the Washington, D.C. March for Our Lives event, where Miley performed. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Jimmy Fallon, Miley Cyrus, and Noah Cyrus

Jimmy Fallon, Miley Cyrus, and Noah Cyrus at the Washington, D.C. March for Our Lives event, where Miley performed. (Photo: Getty Images)

<p>Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt perform onstage at March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images) </p>
Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Ben Platt perform onstage at March For Our Lives in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Getty Images)

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