Fearne Cotton leads this years Movember campaign alongside Jesse Wood and YouTuber Joe Sugg 

Leading men’s health charity Movember has revealed its star-studded celebrity supporters and fundraising campaign for 2021.  

And Fearne Cotton sports a moustache as she leads this year’s campaign alongside her musician husband Jesse Wood and YouTuber Joe Sugg in a series of striking portraits. 

The celebrity portraits were shot by the renowned James Bond photographer Greg Williams and they kickstart the charity’s month-long fundraiser which aims to raise awareness of male mental health issues.

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Great cause: Fearne Cotton sports a moustache as she leads this years campaign alongside her musician husband Jesse Wood and YouTuber Joe Sugg among the slew of famous faces in a series of striking portraits 

The all-star line-up joined forces to change the face of men’s health, with other famous faces including Rapper Ghetts, Hussain Manawer, rugby star Jonny May, celebrity chef Gizzi Erskine and Top Boy actor Ashley Walters. 

Fearne, 40, looked loved-up with her husband, 44, as they sported facial hair to support the charity.

Strictly star Joe also showed off his best efforts at a moustache in a playful snap. 

Movember is an annual campaign run by the charity in November which aims to raise awareness of male mental health issues and suicide prevention, as well as testicular and prostate cancer.    

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Mental health ambassador Fearne and Gizzi join the line-up to support the health and wellbeing of the men in their lives and to highlight that anyone can take part in Movember, regardless of whether you grow a moustache.

Supporters are encouraged to either grow a moustache, complete 60km of physical activity in the month, host an event or take on an epic challenge. 

Movember: The celebrity portraits were shot by the renowned James Bond photographer Greg Williams and they kickstart the charity’s month-long fundraiser which aims to raise awareness of male mental health issues ( Pictured Joe Sugg)

Sweet: It’s Fearne and Jesse’s first time ever been captured together for the campaign 

Charity: Professor Green and Gizzi Erskine are some of the celebrity’s taking part in the campaign  

Actor and rapper Walters said: ‘I am supporting Movember in order to raise awareness around the difficulties a lot of men have talking about personal health issues.

‘I learnt from a young age that being a man means always being strong and never showing weakness. This isn’t true and it’s time we change the narrative.

‘Let’s celebrate being vocal about how we feel. Happy or sad, simply talking to someone can save your life.’ 

The campaign also aims to highlight the ongoing battle against the mental health crisis, which has been heightened by the pressures of economic and social effects of Covid-19.

Looking good: Musician Hussain Manawer grew out his moustache for the Movember 

Get involved: Supporters are encouraged to either grow a moustache, complete 60km of physical activity in the month, host an event or take on an epic challenge (pictured Rugby player Jonny May)

Actor and rapper Ashley Walters (pictured) said: ‘I am supporting Movember in order to raise awareness around the difficulties a lot of men have talking about personal health issues

Recent figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show three out of four registered suicides in England and Wales are men, a statistic which has remained relatively consistent since the mid-90s.

In 2020, 3,925 men died by suicide in these regions according to ONS data, around 10 men every day.

Rock duo Royal Blood added: ‘We feel that men typically find it difficult to communicate in an open and honest way about their mental health.

‘The more that conversation is had, and the more that men can feel the ability to do that, the better.’

He continued: I learnt from a young age that being a man means always being strong and never showing weakness. This isn’t true and it’s time we change the narrative

Awful: In 2020, 3,925 men died by suicide in these regions according to ONS data, around 10 men every day (pictured Ghetts)

Movember CEO Michelle Terry said: ‘It’s great to see so many famous faces put on a united front in support of men’s health, inspiring men and women to get involved and support our fundraising drive this Movember.

‘As a charity, we work to raise funds to deliver innovative, breakthrough research and support programmes that enable men to live happier, healthier and longer lives.

‘Committed to disrupting the status quo, millions have joined the movement, helping fund over 1,250 projects around the world.

‘In addition to tackling key health issues faced by men, Movember is working to encourage men to stay healthy in all areas of their life, with a focus on men staying socially connected and becoming more open to discussing their health and significant moments in their lives.’

Past donations have supported numerous projects including the First Responders Mental Health Grant Program, which addresses the mental wellbeing of frontline workers, and their Nuts & Bolts peer support programme helps those tackling testicular cancer.

Rock duo Royal Blood added: ‘We feel that men typically find it difficult to communicate in an open and honest way about their mental health’