Jessica Alba gives emotional speech on gun violence at Teen Choice Awards

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Jessica Alba addressed a very tough topic at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday -- gun violence.

The Honest Company Founder walked onto the stage with the surviving siblings, cousins and sons and daughters of victims of recent gun violence around the United States and delivered a somber speech about the tragedy of gun violence. Family members from the Sandy Hook school shooting, the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting, San Bernadino medical facility shooting, Aurora movie theater shooting, and Alton Sterling's son, were all present on stage.

Alba introduced each loved one and spoke about the people they lost, before urging the teen audience to take a stand against gun violence and asking them to think about "what's going on."

"Tonight we stand together with these teens, united in a call for peace and an end to this violence. Now more than ever we need to stop, feel and ask what's going on," Alba said.

Ne-Yo echoed Alba's message with a moving rendition of Marvin Gaye's "What's Going On" as a photo slideshow of recent shooting victims played behind him.

At the conclusion of Ne-Yo's performance, an emotional Alba was brought to tears as she asked the audience to think about the lives of the young people on stage who were affected by the gun violence.

"We need to come together as one," Ne-Yo said. "If you feel as we do that we have to do better, we need you all to stand up right now and take out your phones. Take a picture of these courageous teens asking for the violence to stop and then post with the hashtag #StopTheViolence."

Twitter exploded with teens sharing tweets about #StopTheViolence.

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Jennifer Garner scooped up a Teen Choice Award for her film "Miracles From Heaven," but she could have easily snagged an award for incredible ensemble. The gorgeous gal showed off her incredible figure in a black strapless jumpsuit. 

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She's not a teen, but Jessica Alba hit the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday in Los Angeles and looked incredible in a scalloped crop top and a set of high-waisted black slacks. The look was equal parts flirty and sophisticated. Way to show the kiddos how it is done!

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"Jane the Virgin" star Gina Rodriguez went for a cool tuxedo style with a sparkly bowtie. 

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"Pretty Little Liars" star Ashley Benson was wrapped up in chains in this fun minidress. Do you like the look? (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Style star and model Chanel Iman looked like the ultimate pro in this two-piece ensemble with a crochet top and a silk skirt. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Wow! Country star Kelsea Ballerini looked incredible in a tulip-like white dress with strappy up-the-thigh heels. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Victoria Justice put her best foot forward in a bright colored minidress and sky-high pumps. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actress Candace Cameron-Bure attends Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Singer Tallia Storm attends definitely went for a scandalous style with a white dress with massive cutouts across her abs and a daring hemline. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller kept things simple with pants and a blouse. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Flo Rida pepped up the crowd and looked happy to be at the Teen Choice Awards. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Gianna Simone looked lovely in a blouse-like dress. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actress Kat Graham attends the Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actor Dominic Sherwood attends Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Recording artist Jason Derulo attends Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actor John Stamos attends Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
"Fuller House" star Jodie Sweetin rocked a cool braided hairdo. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Charlie Puth went for an oversized T-shirt and a leather jacket for his night out at the Teen Choice Awards. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Madisyn Shipman punched things up with an edgy crop top and short-shorts combo. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Jenna Ortega, 13, showed off her sweet side in a Daffy Duck dress. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actor Mark Consuelos attends the Teen Choice Awards 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Orange Is the New Black" actress Actress Laverne Cox put her best foot forward in a skintight black ensemble. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Thomas Barbusca was feeling the gray with his ensemble. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Elias Harger was the ultimate cuteness in a leather jacket and Converse kicks. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Ella Anderson added a touch of sparkle to her skirt -- and we love how she paired it with a ballerina-esque bun and bow blouse. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Jordan Doww was all about the polka dot pants -- and we are too.  How cool is his style? (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Singer Jordan Fisher looked cool in an all-black ensemble and a white leather jacket. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
"Modern Family" star Nolan Gould was all about the "mod" with his orange bowling-style shirt and a set of two-toned jeans. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
 Ross Lynch got all gussied up in a set of black slacks and a cool printed button-down. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
"Gortimer Gibbon's Life on Normal Street" star Chandler Kinney looked like a princess in this pretty off-the-shoulder, blue dress. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
"Shameless" actor Cameron Monaghan looked slick in a blue polo shirt and a sey of gray slacks. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Actor Cody Christian opted for a monochromatic look. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Internet personalities Grayson Dolan and Ethan Dolan went for color-coordinated jean ensembles. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
"Glee" star Actor Harry Shum Jr was lookin' good in a hispter T and boots. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Internet personality Joey Graceffa had some seriously incredible loafers on. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Internet personality Cameron Dallas must be a "Bachelorette" fan because his coat was all about the roses. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Actress Teri Polo looked lovely in a black jumpsuit. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Finn Matthews was the king of cool in white jeans and a corduroy jacket. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Grant Gustin kept things simple in a T-shirt and jeans. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
Ne-Yo attends kept his look clean and cool in a blazer and feodra. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Fox/Getty Images for Fox)
Keegan-Michael Key was looking fly in a chambray shirt and tennis shoes. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
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