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Laverne Cox Featured In John Legend's Moving 'You And I': VIDEO

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Though she has an Emmy nomination and a Time cover under her belt, there is no sign that Laverne Cox is slowing down. These days the actress/activist is everywhere, including the music video for John Legend's eye-watering and treacly single "You and I (Nobody in the World)."

The music video features women of many shapes, ages, sizes, and backgrounds staring into the camera while going about their daily routines. In the accompanying song, John Legend sings words of unconditional love. Taken together it's a bit of a tear-jerker, so if you're not in the mood to get a little misty, don't say we didn't warn you!

Keep your eyes peeled not just for Cox, but also for other recognizable faces in cameos — comedian Tig Notaro and Tatyana Ali of Fresh Prince fame make appearances.

Check the video out AFTER THE JUMP...

[YouTube Screencap via Idolator]

 

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  1. wow.

    Posted by: fsinsd | Jul 12, 2014 12:50:11 PM


  2. knock. out.

    Posted by: Little Kiwi | Jul 12, 2014 12:51:20 PM


  3. When I was a little boy I used to stick tampons up my bum, and now that I'm an adult I merely sit at home on the internet every day and use different names to type hateful things about tradespeople.

    Why? Simple. Because my own family absolutely hated me and having to call me their son, so distracting myself here is all I have to live for.

    Posted by: Tommy | Jul 12, 2014 3:05:22 PM


  4. That was an amazing video. I was cryin'.

    Laverne Cox is not low-talent, but even if that were true, she would still deserve lots of attention for her honest, professional, heart-felt activism for trans issues.

    Posted by: Mike | Jul 12, 2014 3:34:12 PM


  5. This is a very powerful video. It also seems to feature several same sex couples.

    Posted by: Cadence | Jul 12, 2014 3:34:27 PM


  6. Congratulation on your Emmy nomination Ms. Cox. You are very talented lady.

    Posted by: Moniker | Jul 12, 2014 5:30:34 PM


  7. Wow a horrible transphobic comment was actually removed....who would have thunk it?

    Posted by: Derek | Jul 12, 2014 8:32:57 PM


  8. Extremely moving.

    Posted by: Donny | Jul 12, 2014 10:29:35 PM


  9. Ok, I lost it at the woman with the masectomy. Beautiful song and video.

    Posted by: daws | Jul 13, 2014 8:38:06 AM


  10. Beautiful.

    Posted by: ChrisQ | Jul 13, 2014 8:42:10 AM


  11. Disgusting. Sick of reading about this tranny.

    Posted by: Steve | Jul 13, 2014 12:18:21 PM


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