The Kardashians dedicated their E! People’s Choice Award to the first
responders who continue to work “tirelessly” during the devastating
Kim Kardashian West spoke on stage as she was joined by family members
(Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, and Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian) at
the ceremony at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, on Sunday nigh, Nov. 11, 2018, to collect the prize for Reality Show of 2018 for “Keeping
Up with the Kardashians.”
During the acceptance speech, Kardashian West, 38, said: “To all of the
firefighters, the law enforcement and the first responders” who have
“We really, truly appreciate what you have done for all of us.
“So please let’s continue to pray for everyone’s safety. Thank you.”
Kim, Khloe, and Kourtney were forced to evacuate their homes as the
deadly wildfire swept through Calabasas and nearby areas.
She said: “It’s been a really rough week in our home in Calabasas,
Hidden Hills, and our neighbors in Thousand Oaks and Malibu.”
The reality star also used her time on stage to call for action
following the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, which recently claimed
She said: “Our hearts are broken from the horrific shootings and those
who have lost their lives and homes, as well as the hundreds of
thousands of us that have been evacuated from the devastating fires
that are currently burning.
“Action is necessary. So anything we can do to help – as simple as
donating to the many organizations that are collecting supplies, no
form of help is too small,” she urged.
“Our country is stronger when we come together and we cannot face
“We must continue to reach out and help each other in these trying times.”
Khloe, 34, also won the award for Reality TV Star of 2018, and
tweeted: “I honestly can not believe it!!! Thank you all so so much!!!
Ahhhhhhh, thank you!!!!! Yayyyyyyy (sic)”
Victoria Beckham collected the Fashion Icon Award and used part of
her speech to thank the firefighters in her “second home” for doing
“an incredible job.”
The 44-year-old fashion designer said: “It’s amazing to be back here
in LA. receiving this award.
“I really do consider LA to be my second home, so it’s wonderful to be
here accepting this award.
“Albeit at such a trying time and my heart really does go out to
everybody that has been affected by the terrible fires and, can I add,
my admiration for the firefighters who are doing such an incredible
Melissa McCarthy, who was honored with the People’s Icon gong, asked
everyone to keep the victims and firefighters in their “thoughts.”
She said: “I’m so incredibly grateful that tonight your collective
“If you could just do one more thing with your power, because when
people come together there’s such incredible power in it, please, keep
the victims, volunteers, and firefighters in your thoughts.”
Mila Kunis accepted the Comedy Movie prize on behalf of her co-stars
and the team behind The Spy Who Loved Me, and called on viewers of
the televised event to donate to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
She urged: “We are in a little bit of a state of emergency, so you
know, and I have this opportunity and I just want to say if you could
take a minute to donate to the LAFD Foundation. It would be really,