WWE’s McIntyre addresses crowd at Global Citizen Live 2021
October 1, 2021
On September 25th, WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre appeared on the Global Citizen Live stage at the Champ Du Mars in Paris alongside British actress and singer Carmen Ejogo. During his time on stage, McIntyre addressed an audience of approximately 20,000 people from all over the world about the upcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in his home country of Scotland and how climate change disproportionately impacts women and girls.
Global Citizen Live is a 24-hour global broadcast event to unite the world in defending the planet and defeating poverty. The event features performances from all over the world and is part of Global Citizen’s 2021 global campaign focusing on five key objectives: ending Covid-19, the hunger crisis, resuming learning, protecting the planet, and advancing equity for all.
This year’s event was hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and featured notable musicians like Elton John, Ed Sheeran, Black Eyed Peas, and Doja Cat. It was streamed live on Apple Music, Apple TV, YouTube and Twitter and broadcast in France on TF1/TMC and resulted in $1.1 billion in commitments to climate, famine, and Covid-19 response efforts.
In a statement, WWE chief brand officer Stephanie McMahon said: “WWE is proud to be a partner of Global Citizen and their commitment to making a lasting change on the world for future generations.”