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30 January 2017

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend vie for sexiest couple at the Screen Actors Guild Awards

The power couple kept it simple and classic as model Chrissy’s slashed floor-length black gown perfectly complimented her husband’s tux

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are one hot couple (Photo: Getty Images North America)

Could Chrissy Teigen and John Legend get any hotter?

The Hollywood power couple smouldered on the SAG Awards red carpet in matching black outfits.

Model Chrissy showed some serious leg in a floor-length, long-sleeved black down slashed to the waist.

Hubby John kept it classic in a black tuxedo and crisp white shirt.

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The couple wowed in matching black outfits (Photo: Getty Images North America)

The singer, who has been extremely vocal in his condemnation of President Donald Trump, took the opportunity to speak out against the controversial Muslim ban, which dominated conversation at the awards.

He said: “Everything our government does is being done in our name.

“I believe our country should be open and inclusive, particularly for refugees fleeing war-torn areas.

“They are fleeing terrorism, they are fleeing war, they are fleeing genocide.”

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Actor Ryan Gosling joined the pair for a photo (Photo: REUTERS)

Many other Hollywood stars made their feelings known about Trump’s travel ban as the awards turned into a political protest.

Actor Ashton Kutcher opened the show at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles by welcoming “everyone in airports who belong in America”.

“You are a part of the fabric of who we are and we love you and we welcome you,” he said.

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Ashton Kutcher opened the show by welcoming “everyone in airports who belong in America” (Photo: WireImage)

British actor Dev Patel branded Trump’s executive order “horrible” and “divisive” as he arrived on the red carpet.

The Slumdog Millionaire star said he found it “utterly devastating” that the US president has imposed a travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries .

He told the SAG Awards’ official red carpet live stream: “I just flew in from India a day ago. When I heard the news it was utterly devastating.

“The first thing that came into my head was the children who arrive on these shores with hope in their hearts.

“It’s horrible. It’s divisive.

“I hope something changes and something can be done because it really is terrible.”

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Dev Patel branded Trump’s Muslim ban ‘horrible and divisive’ (Photo: WireImage)

Patel is nominated for best supporting actor at the SAG Awards for his performance in Lion, the true story of Saroo Brierley, a young Indian boy who was separated from his family and adopted in Australia.

The former Skins actor, who has also earned an Oscar nomination, is among a host of British stars up for awards at the ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

Actor Simon Helberg and his wife arrived with a firm message for the US President.

The Big Bang Theory star held a placard which read ‘Refugees Welcome’ while Jocelyn Towne had ‘Let Them In’ written across her chest.

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Simon Helberg and Jocelyn Towne made their feelings clear (Photo: Rex Features)

Julia Louis-Dreyfus has branded the ban “un-American” as she won the first 2017 SAG Award.

The star of Veep was named best actress in comedy series and took aim at the US president.

On stage, she said: “I’m the daughter of an immigrant. My father fled religious persecution in Nazi-occupied France.

“I’m an American patriot and I love this country.

“This immigration ban is a blemish and it’s un-American.”

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Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus took aim at Trump (Photo: WireImage)

British actor Riz Ahmed urged people to “make your voices heard” and revealed he knew people hit by the US travel ban, which affects nationals from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

He told the live stream: “Now is not a time for escapism.

“If people care about the future of this country and the world … it’s time to make your voices heard.”

Ahmed, 34, also said he had launched a campaign to help young Syrian refugees.

The Rogue One star, whose parents moved to the UK from Pakistan, is nominated for best actor in a limited TV series for his role in HBO crime drama The Night Of

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John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen (Photo: WireImage)

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Taylor Schilling said the OITNB cast represented a “diverse group of people” (Photo: Getty Images North America)

Orange Is The New Black won best performance by an ensemble cast in a comedy series – the third year in a row the Netflix show has won the award.

On stage, lead star Taylor Schilling said the cast represented a “diverse group of people” and “generations of families who have found a better life here”.

“What unites us is stronger than the forces that seek to divide us,” she said.

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