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Shari Redstone Nominated for Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award (Exclusive)


Shari Redstonethe chairman of Paramount Global and president of National Amusements, will be honored at the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance’s National Tribute Dinner – an annual gathering of many of Hollywood’s most powerful and influential people – with the organization’s highest honor, the humanitarian prize, The Hollywood Reporter learned exclusively.

The 68-year-old will be celebrated on the evening of May 10 at the Beverly Hilton.

Past winners of the Humanitarian Award include Elizabeth Taylor, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Tom Cruise, Billy Crystal, Jim Gianopulos, Ted Sarandos, Jon Feltheimer, Bob Iger, George Clooney And Eddie Cue.

SWC’s founder and dean, Rabbi Marvin Here, a two-time Academy Award winner and member of the Academy, will, as always, preside over the National Tribute Dinner. Dining seats include Cruise, Cue, Iger, Katzenberg, J. J. Abrams, Stephen Spielberg, Fat Wolf And David Zaslav.

“We are honored that Shari Redstone receives the highest award from the Simon Wiesenthal Center and the Museum of Tolerance,” says Hier. THR. “Like other entertainment industry leaders who have recently visited the new exhibits at the Museum of Tolerance and witnessed how rampant hatred and bigotry have become here in America, from the streets to many of our premier campuses across the country, Shari believes that this is a crucial time for all of us to step forward. As Simon Wiesenthal warned, “Freedom is not a gift from heaven; you have to fight for it every day.’”

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