Gru and the Minions from Despicable Me have a message to share with everyone on how to keep safe and healthy during the COVID-19 crisis. The new Public Service Message (PSA) is focused on reinforcing lifestyle behaviours which everyone should adopt during these times.
Gru and Minions’ Public Service Message
The newly launched PSA is a partnership between the World Health Organization, the United Nations Foundation and Illumination, the Hollywood Student behind the Despicable Me franchise.
Gru is voiced by Steve Carrell, the Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee who voices the character in the franchise.
In the PSA, Gru shares with on the importance of physical distancing, remaining active while at home and the need to be kind to one another.
The lovable Minions make an appearance within the one-minute long clip too!
The Gru PSA is quite entertaining and carries an important message too. Other characters from Despicable Me appear within the short clip as well.
Watch it below.
“As the world continues to grapple with the challenges of COVID-19, one of our most powerful weapons is kindness,” said Elizabeth Cousens, President & CEO of the United Nations Foundation. “We are delighted that the Despicable Me characters are letting their love show and showing ways to keep themselves and their communities safe during this unprecedented time.”