John Krasinski will host a virtual graduation for 2020 graduates
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Actor John Krasinski said this week that he will be hosting a virtual graduation for the class of 2020 as schools across the nation remain closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

“Alright, that’s it, enough is enough. All you graduates of 2020?  After all those long hours you’ve put in. All the hard work you’ve put in.... you’re gettin a graduation!” he wrote in a tweet announcing the move on Tuesday.

“And that’s all there is to it! This week! I’m there with tassels on!” he continued, while adding the #SGNgraduation hashtag, referring to his newly launched YouTube series, “Some Good News.” 


Later on Tuesday, he took to Twitter again to ask for class valedictorians to send him videos of their speeches and for students graduating this year to send “big” questions they would want their commencement speaker to answer at graduation.

Krasinski said the virtual event will be for all 2020 graduates, including those graduating from middle school, high school and college, as well as students “from all places.”

As of Wednesday, "The Office" actor said he is still looking for commencement questions from graduates as well as for valedictorians to highlight.


Krasinski doesn't appear to have specified on Twitter what day he plans to hold the online event.

Earlier this month, Krasinski drew attention for a virtual prom he hosted on his YouTube channel for high schools around the country who won't be able to hold their end-of-year dances due to the pandemic.

Billie Eilish and the Jonas Brothers were among special guests who made an appearance during the virtual event.

Next Month, Facebook and Instagram will also be holding a virtual graduation for students. Oprah WinfreyOprah Gail WinfreyMeghan McCain, Whoopi Goldberg spar over Biden's outburst at CNN reporter Kate Middleton says she has yet to meet Prince Harry and Meghan's daughter Harry and Meghan deny not discussing new daughter's name with the queen MORE is scheduled to deliver a commencement address during the event, which will also include appearances from Lil Nas X, Simone Biles, Jennifer Garner and Awkwafina.