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Zoe Saldaña featured in new White House-sponsored PSA about sexual consent

Zoe Saldaña teamed up with a crew of celebrities in the latest public service announcement in a White House campaign hoping to end sexual assaults.

The PSA released on Tuesday is part of President Barack Obama’s “It’s on Us” campaign aiming to help men and women recognize non-consensual sex as assault.

The “Star Trek” actress was joined by John Cho, Nina Dobrev, Haim, Josh Hutcherson, Minka Kelly, Matt McGorry and Jesse Metcalfe for the PSA, called “It’s on Us: One Thing.”

“There is one thing you can never have sex without,” Saldaña says at the beginning of the 30-second video.

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“It’s not something you buy,” McGorry says, followed by Kelly, who adds, “or something you buy.”

“In fact, there’s only one way to get it,” continues Metcalfe.

Haim says, “It has to be given to you, freely.”

“It’s consent,” Cho says. “Because sex without it,” Dobrev starts saying, “isn’t sex,” finishes Jessica Szohr of Haim.

“It’s rape,” Hutcherson says emphatically.

Saldaña closes the video with, “If you don’t get it, you don’t get it.”

The inaugural PSA of the "It's on Us" campaign was released in 2014, and it featured Lance Bass, Mayim Bialik, Connie Britton, Rose Bryne, Common, Gina Gershon, Jon Hamm, Randy Jackson, Kevin Love, Joel McHale, Olivia Munn, Questlove, Darby Stanchfield and Kerry Washington, along with Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

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