From being the First Lady of the United States to possibly being the first lady to serve as President of the United States in the upcoming 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton has one thing the other candidates seem to be lacking… a lot of celebrity supporters. A-listers to reality stars don’t seem to have a problem telling the world that Bill Clinton’s wife has their vote for the next President of the United States. From George Clooney who raised over $15 million in support of the Democratic candidate to Steven Spielberg who has been said to have helped her with her speeches using his Hollywood resources, Hillary doesn’t fall short when it comes to celebrity friends.
From Lena Dunham who has been known to sport pro-Hillary attire to Kim Kardashian West who took the ultimate selfie with the former Secretary of State, so many stars are lending a hand to promote the female Democratic candidate. Whether they’re hosting an intimate campaign fundraising dinner at their house or uploading posts on their social media accounts in favor of the politician, here are 15 Celebrities That Are Voting For Hillary Clinton.
15. Robert De Niro
Having endorsed Al Gore, John Kerry, and Barack Obama in the past presidential elections, it’s not a surprise that Robert De Niro is indeed sticking with the Democratic party and siding with Hillary Clinton. And it seems as though the veteran actor was on team Hillary way back in 2006. “Well, I think of two people: Hillary Clinton and Obama,” Robert answered when asked who he’d like to see in office. In a later interview in 2015, he confirmed that he was still in support of Hillary. “I think that she’s paid her dues. There are going to be no surprises, and she has earned the right to be president and the head of the country at this point. It’s that simple. And she’s a woman, which is very important because her take on things may be what we need right now,” he said.
14. Christina Aguilera
Christina Aguilera is yet another powerful player in Hollywood that knows she wants Hillary Clinton as the next president. In 2015, the singer hosted a campaign fundraiser For Hillary at her own home. “She’s so courageous and always bounces back,” Christina told The Hollywood Reporter when describing what she appreciates the most about Ms. Clinton. “It’s that strength and fighter mentality that I can raise my own daughter to look up to,” the pop star added.
13. Kim Kardashian West
In August of 2015, Kim Kardashian West tweeted a picture of herself, her husband Kanye West and Hillary Clinton with the caption,”I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country! #HillaryForPresident.” Later, Hillary talked about her experience meeting the selfie queen on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She explained how although she’s taken hundreds of selfies on her campaign trail, her picture with Kim was something she’s never seen before thanks to Kim’s selfie-light phone case. Hillary claimed Kim’s selfie-approved phone made “everybody look better than you have any reason to look.”
In May of 2015, Beyonce attended a fundraiser event in support of Hillary Clinton. Later, Clinton’s campaign tweeted a picture of the superstar at the event with the caption, “Say you’ll Bey on Team #Hillary2016, too.” And it seems as though the support goes both ways. “I want to be as good a president as Beyoncé is a performer,” Hillary answered when she was asked if she’d rather be Beyonce or president. In a recent radio interview, the presidential candidate also admitted to carrying hot sauce in her purse just as Beyonce does.
11. Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer took to social media to show her support for Hillary Clinton. The hilarious comedian posted a few pictures of her and Hillary together on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. “#imwithher remember what thumper said everyone,”Amy captioned one of the pictures with the female presidential candidate, referring to the classic line by Thumper in the movie Bambi, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say nothing at all.”
10. Lena Dunham
Actress Lena Dunham isn’t shy when it comes to letting everyone know she’s backing Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. The Girls lead actress has taken to her social media accounts on several occasions to express her support for Hillary. During an interview with Page Six, Lena defended the female presidential candidate by saying, “every day Hillary is campaigning against a set of odds that none of the other candidates can even imagine.”
9. Matt Damon
The Martian‘s leading actor Matt Damon is another A-lister that is getting behind Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign this year. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter, the 45-year-old actor discussed politics and who he is backing in the 2016 election. “I’m supporting Hillary,” Matt told the publication. He also admitted that Hillary’s campaign is the only one he’s given money to this election season.
8. Kendall Jenner
Following in her older sister Kim Kardashian West’s footsteps, Kendall Jenner has also publicly stated that she is voting for Hillary Clinton this presidential election. Kendall took to her social media accounts and posted a picture of herself wearing a Marc Jacobs shirt with a picture of Hillary’s face on it. Kendall’s photo caption read “Shirt by @themarcjacobs. History by @hillaryclinton. #MadeForHistory #ImWithHer @voguemagazine.”
7. Anne Hathaway
The Princess Diaries star Anne Hathaway is another celebrity that has no problem sharing who they will be voting for in the upcoming presidential election. The 33-year-old actress took to her Instagram and posted a picture of Hillary Clinton along with the caption, “I was just thinking this morning that it’s going to be especially important to vote in the 2016 election: whoever we elect will likely name three Supreme Court Justices during their term. THREE. It’s a huge responsibility- I like the idea of Hillary making those calls #hillary #supremecourt #weholdthesetruthstobeselfevident.”
6. Snoop Dogg
Veteran rapper Snoop Dogg let the whole world know that he completely supports Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential election. “I’ll say that I would love to see a woman in office because I feel like we’re at that stage in life to where we need a perspective other than the male’s train of thought,” the Gin and Juice singer said on Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen. “And just to have a woman speaking from a global perspective as far as representing America, I’d love to see that. So I’ll be voting Ms. Clinton,” he said.
5. George Clooney
Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal Clooney are big time supporters of Hillary Clinton. The power couple recently threw a fundraiser for Hillary’s campaign that went for as much as $353,000 per couple. Other celebrity attendees included Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi and Jane Fonda. George previously worked with Hillary on the crisis in Sudan when she was Secretary of State. “She understood it, she understood the issue. I found her to be knowledgeable and to care about the issue,” George praised Hillary’s efforts then.
4. Morgan Freeman
Not only does veteran actor Morgan Freeman support Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, he also narrates an ad for her current campaign. “Her life’s work has been about breaking barriers and so would her presidency,” Morgan says in the commercial. “She understands that our country can’t reach its potential unless we all do,” he concludes.
3. Will Ferrell
Funny man Will Ferrell was vocal when it came to showing support for presidential nominees candidate Bernie Sanders, before switching over to Hillary Clinton’s side. Will posted a video on his Twitter in February urging people to vote in the Democratic caucuses in support of Hillary. When asked about the sudden switch of support from Bernie to Hillary, Will responded and assured everyone that he will be voting Democratic no matter who the nominee will be. “I am currently endorsing the democratic process which I feel is important to not lose sight of. I feel both candidates have very good ideas on how to run the country and positively influence the lives of Americans. More importantly, whoever the Democratic nominee is they will have my vote,” he said.
2. Steven Spielberg
Steven Spielberg is another A-list celebrity that is behind Hillary Clinton in this year’s presidential election. The legendary producer/director paid a whopping $50,000 to be a co-host of an event in support of the female Democratic candidate. According to the book Unlikeable, Steven was asked by Hillary’s team to help make her appear more “likable” by providing her with resources including acting coaches.
1. Viola Davis
Viola Davis is another successful female celebrity that is voting for Hillary Clinton in the upcoming election. The How To Get Away With Murder star was featured in a commercial in support of Hillary among her other Shondaland co-stars including Ellen Pompeo, Kerry Washington and the boss herself, Shonda Rhimes. The actresses compare their independent and strong female television roles to Ms. Clinton’s characteristics, describing her as “a bonafide, rolls up her sleeves, fights for what’s right, in it for you, won’t back down champion for all of us.”
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