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Posted: February 11, 2019

Grammy Awards 2019: Joy Villa, Ricky Rebel wear pro-Trump fashion on red carpet

Joy Villa (left) and Ricky Rebel walk the red carpet at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.
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Joy Villa (left) and Ricky Rebel walk the red carpet at the 61st annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, in Los Angeles.

By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


Two California singers made no secret of their political beliefs at Sunday's Grammy Awards, paying tribute to President Donald Trump with their red carpet looks.

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In a show of support for Trump's border wall plans, Joy Villa wore a Desi Designs gown with the message "Build the Wall" and carried a "Make America Great Again" handbag. Meanwhile, Ricky Rebel donned a "Keep America Great" jacket.

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"'Shut up!' They said. 'Stop talking politics!' They yelled. 'Sit down you don’t matter!' They insisted. I don’t listen to haters. I listen to truth," Villa wrote in an Instagram post. "Building the wall will cut down crime, protect children from being trafficked and stop the 1 in 3 women from being sexually assaulted tying to get through illegally. It’s a humanitarian crisis. I support life. I support protection. I SUPPORT THEWALK!"

>> See Villa's Instagram post here

Rebel also shared a photo of his look on Instagram, calling himself "a reflection of the 60 million+ Americans that voted for @realdonaldtrump."

>> See the image here

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This isn't the first time Villa has turned heads at the Grammys. Last year, she wore a white gown decorated with a painting of a fetus and carried a "Choose Life" handbag. 

>> See the look here

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My statement for the 60th @recordingacademy is #CHOOSELIFE. 🙏🏽💗💋 I believe in loving the child and the mother, and I am proudly #ProLife. There is so much pain out there, but I choose to spread love and hope. ❤️💗💕I hand painted my @pronovias gown with a recreation of my daughter’s sonogram portrait I painted in 2007 at 20 years old, 8 months pregnant with my beautiful daughter, whom I adopted out to a wonderful family. I’m incredibly blessed to have given life, and I hope to encourage anyone in a similar painful situation to choose adoption. 🙏🏽 I also hand painted my #Chooselife bag! And my gorgeous crown is made in USA, NYC. My dress comes from nonprofit @thebridalgardennyc who donates all of the proceeds to @brooklyncharterschool supporting underprivileged minority children. #love #blessed #life #grammys #grammys2018 #joyvillagrammys #joyvillamusic #grammysnyc #redcarpet #grammysfashion #MAGA #princessjoyvilla

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She also wore a pro-Trump dress in 2017.

>> See the dress here

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