The 2016 presidential election has been a captivating contest.
If you feel like sometimes you can't look away, well, you're not alone. Even celebrities are finding themselves drawn into the candidates' campaigns, and Refinery29 has curated a selection of who prominent stars and politicians are supporting. Hollywood has never shied away from getting involved in political and social issues, and the coming election is not breaking tradition. There are a ton of celebrities who have been lending their time, money, and talents to the various political campaigns. And many of them aren't just contributing the weight of a famous name — plenty of celebrities have been getting in on the ground with phone banks or fundraising. If you're curious as to who's won the crucial Kardashian vote, or who not-so-secretly supports Trump, we've got your answers. We'll be updating this list as more celebrities — and well-known politicians — make their opinions known, so if there's someone you don't see, feel free to tell us who we've missed! This story was originally published on January 29, 2016.
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Pharrell Williams supports Hillary Clinton. The R & B artist endorsed Hillary Clinton during an interview at . Variety's Inclusion Summit "If all the women in this nation decided to vote and support the first female candidate, there’d be nothing to worry about," he said. "It’s that easy." He added, "Has [Hillary Clinton] been dishonest about things? Sure. Have you?" He also accused those who oppose Clinton of “gender bias” and said, “She don’t lie no more than any other politician does.”
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Beyoncé and Jay Z support Hillary Clinton. At a concert in Cleveland, OH, Beyoncé and Jay Z came out for Hillary Clinton. "I want my daughter to grow up seeing a woman lead our country and know that her possibilities are limitless," Beyoncé said in a speech made from the stage.
Susan Sarandon supports Jill Stein.Sarandon originally supported Sen. Bernie Sanders — in January 2016, Sarandon tweeted a photo of herself working the phone banks for Sanders, and she appeared with him while he campaigned in Iowa the same month. But this November, the actress formally endorsed Jill Stein through a statement posted on the candidate's website. Sarandon has openly opposed Hillary Clinton's candidacy since the primaries. In her letter to Stein, the actress listed 11 "urgent" issues that she believes the Democratic nominee needs to change her position on. "I'm therefore very happy to endorse Jill Stein for the presidency because she does stand for everything I believe in," she wrote. "It's clear a third party is necessary and viable at this time. And this is the first step in accomplishing this end." She added, "Fear of Donald Trump is not enough for me to support Clinton, with her record of corruption. Now that Trump is self-destructing, I feel even those in swing states have the opportunity to vote their conscience." This slide was updated on November 2, 2016, to reflect new information.
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Adele supports Hillary Clinton.The British singer might not be able to vote in the U.S., but that's not stopping her from sharing her thoughts on this year's presidential race. During a concert in Miami, Adele revealed she supports Hillary Clinton, Vulture reported. “Don’t vote for him,” the singer said in reference to Donald Trump. She added, “I am English, but what happens in America affects me, too. I am 100% for Hillary Clinton. I love her, she’s amazing.”
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DeRay Mckesson supports Hillary Clinton. The Black Lives Matter activist endorsed the Democratic candidate in an op-ed for . The Washington Post "I am voting for Hillary Clinton," he wrote. "Make no mistake, I do not agree with Clinton on everything. For that matter, there are few people in the world with whom I agree on everything." He added, "There is much work that lies ahead, and Clinton is ready and prepared to do the hard work. And we can, and will, hold her accountable every step of the way."
Vogue supports Hillary Clinton. For the first time in its history, the magazine has endorsed a presidential candidate. " Vogue has no history of political endorsements. Editors-in-chief have made their opinions known from time to time, but the magazine has never spoken in an election with a single voice," the editors wrote. "Given the profound stakes of this one, and the history that stands to be made, we feel that should change." They added, " Vogue endorses Hillary Clinton for president of the United States."
Mariska Hargitay supports Hillary Clinton. Hargitay, star of Law and Order: SVU and anti-sexual abuse activist, has given Hillary Clinton a glowing endorsement. "I can't think of a more succinct rallying cry for the anti-violence movement than Hillary's campaign slogan: Stronger together. We must indeed all work together to dismantle the deeply entrenched societal attitudes that have helped perpetuate this violence for so long, attitudes that have found such a dismaying spokesman during this election cycle," she wrote for . Elle "Whether it is arguing for change in how campuses address the epidemic of sexual assault, drawing attention to the use of rape as a weapon of war, or advocating for the criminal justice system to do all that it can to ensure victims of sexual assault have full access to all the tools at law enforcement's disposal, including the mandatory testing of all rape kits, Hillary has a vision and a plan for action."
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Miley Cyrus supports Hillary Clinton. Despite supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders during the Democratic primary, the singer will now be voting for Hillary Clinton in November. In an interview with Cyrus had strong words for the fellow Sanders supporters who still won’t cast their ballot for Clinton. Variety, “That’s fucking crazy and you’re out of your mind,” she said. “It’s literally pissing me off more than anything. If you could ever consider Donald Trump, you never understood Bernie in the first place.”
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Azealia Banks supports Donald Trump. Rapper Azealia Banks has never been afraid to speak her mind, but many people were surprised when she shared a message of support for Donald Trump. On May 7, Banks tweeted a string of messages, starting with, "I REALLY want Donald Trump to win the election." She went on to write that "Bernie Sanders didn't have the clout," and that Hillary Clinton is "another one of the establishments robots." Banks had previously expressed support for Trump in February, tweeting, "Ok so, I think I'm ready to admit that I'm going to vote for Donald Trump." At the time, Banks went on to explain that the businessman is "the only one who truly has the balls to bust up big business." Update: October 12, 2016: Banks rescinded her support for Donald Trump in a series of Facebook posts. (She posted on Facebook because her Twitter account was suspended in May after posting offensive tweets about musician Zayn Malik.) The rapper had a change of heart after news broke last Friday that the GOP candidate was caught making offensive sexual comments in a 2005 tape. "i made a major mistake endorsing toupey-toupee. Womens rights are important and we must protect them," she wrote. "I take it all back."
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Lauren Bush Lauren supports Hillary Clinton. The cofounder of Feed Projects and former model posted a picture on Instagram with the caption “#ImWithHer.” Bush Lauren — the granddaughter of George H.W. Bush and the niece of George W. Bush — is the first and only member of the extended Bush family to endorse Clinton so far, according to Politico.
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Hayden Panettiere supports Hillary Clinton. While watching the second presidential debate, the actress made it clear that she supports Hillary Clinton. "It's terrifying that Donald Trump has a chance to become the president of our country. #imwithher @HillaryClinton," she tweeted.
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Amber Rose supports Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump definitely won’t getting Amber Rose’s vote this November. “Trump is a sexist bigot. Not that he’s not smart — he’s a smart guy in a lot of ways — he’s just an idiot in a lot of ways. He’s a slut-shamer, he’s old-fashioned. He’s not anything we need here in America,” she told Elite Daily. “I just feel like Hillary just gets it, and that’s why I’m voting for her.” Rose added, “A lot of women feel like their opinion doesn’t matter and they don’t have a voice and they always get shut down all the time. Especially with a female running for president — we actually do have a voice, and we can make a change.”
The Atlantic supports Hillary Clinton. For the third time in the magazine’s 159 years, . The two previous candidates to receive an endorsement were Abraham Lincoln, in 1860, and Lyndon B. Johnson, in 1964 — both candidacies came at crucial historical moments. The Atlantic has endorsed a presidential candidate “Hillary Rodham Clinton has more than earned, through her service to the country as first lady, as a senator from New York, and as secretary of state, the right to be taken seriously as a White House contender. She has flaws (some legitimately troubling, some exaggerated by her opponents), but she is among the most prepared candidates ever to seek the presidency,” the editors wrote. They added, “Donald Trump, on the other hand, has no record of public service and no qualifications for public office. His affect is that of an infomercial huckster; he traffics in conspiracy theories and racist invective; he is appallingly sexist; he is erratic, secretive, and xenophobic; he expresses admiration for authoritarian rulers, and evinces authoritarian tendencies himself. He is easily goaded, a poor quality for someone seeking control of America’s nuclear arsenal. He is an enemy of fact-based discourse; he is ignorant of, and indifferent to, the Constitution; he appears not to read."
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LeBron James supports Hillary Clinton. The basketball superstar is with her. "Only one person running truly understands the struggles of an Akron child born into poverty. And when I think about the kinds of policies and ideas the kids in my foundation need from our government, the choice is clear," James wrote in an op-ed published in the Akron Beacon Journal and available exclusively online at Business Insider. "That candidate is Hillary Clinton." The athlete mentioned Clinton's commitment to education, to President Obama's legacy, and to supporting the Black community, as reasons why she has his vote this November. "Policies and ideas that divide us more are not the solution. We must all stand together — no matter where we are from or the color of our skin," he said. "And Hillary is running on the message of hope and unity that we need."
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Melissa Joan Hart supports Gary Johnson. The actress has joined the Johnson campaign as the Connecticut chairperson. "I want to break away from this two-party system, and I think it's important for people to know that there's another candidate out there who really toes the line between Democrat and Republican," she told . "I mean, he's Libertarian. But socially, he's liberal, but fiscally conservative." People She added, "Governors, I love, because they already ran their state as like a little president. So he gets the way, you know, things run. The politics of it all."
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Kim Kardashian supports Hillary Clinton. After a quote pegged Kardashian as undecided this week, she felt compelled to post on her website and confirm, once again: "Straight up, I'm with her." "There was a point when I wasn't 100% sure I was even going to vote in this election; I didn't want to vote blindly," Kardashian wrote. "But I also thought about how not voting would mean that I wasn't making my voice heard, so I decided to talk to my closest friends and family who I love and trust, to have an open conversation about politics." After some research, Kardashian writes, "I found that without a doubt, I stand with Hillary. I'm with her. I believe Hillary will best represent our country and is the most qualified for the job."
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Sen. Ted Cruz supports Donald Trump. After refusing to endorse Donald Trump during the Republican National Convention, and after months of personal attacks, Cruz has shifted gears and said today he will vote for the real estate mogul. “After many months of careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience, I have decided that on Election Day, I will vote for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump,” he wrote in a Facebook post. He added, “A year ago, I pledged to endorse the Republican nominee, and I am honoring that commitment.”
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Martha Stewart supports Hillary Clinton. The iconic businesswoman has many reasons why she will be voting for Hillary Clinton in November. "This is the most important election of the last hundred years. We have to be very certain that we elect a person who has experience, knowledge, a base of education in the world of world politics as well as domestic politics, and so obviously I'm voting for Hillary Clinton," she told CNNMoney. "And we just can't have a country run by someone who is totally unprepared for what comes." She added, "There is so much to know and so much to learn and so much diplomacy and kindness and introspection that goes with that kind of job. And it does not exist in the world of Donald Trump."
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Dustin Moskovitz supports Hillary Clinton. The Facebook cofounder and his wife Cari Tuna support Hillary Clinton, and are pledging $20 million to help the Democratic Party defeat Donald Trump. "Like many Democratic voters, we don’t support every plank of the platform, but it is clear that if Secretary Clinton wins the election, America will advance much further toward the world we hope to see," he wrote on Medium. He added, "For the first time, we are endorsing a candidate and donating. We hope these efforts make it a little more likely that Secretary Clinton is able to pursue the agenda she’s outlined, and serve as a signal to the Republican Party, that by running this kind of campaign — one built on fear and hostility — and supporting this kind of candidate, they compel people to act in response."
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Howard Schultz supports Hillary Clinton. The CEO of Starbucks officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. "I think it's obvious Hillary Clinton needs to be the next president," Schultz told CNNMoney. He added that the Democratic candidate has the "life experience" and the "professional experience" to assume the presidency, CNNMoney reported.
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Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel support Hillary Clinton. The superstar couple will be voting for the former secretary of state this November. “Look WHO DID come over for lunch... Wow. #ImWithHer,” Timberlake tweeted. The couple also hosted a star-filled fundraising event for Clinton at their Los Angeles home, .
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Mikhail Baryshnikov supports Hillary Clinton. The famous former dancer, and actor endorsed Hillary Clinton in a video published by the collective Humanity for Hillary. Baryshnikov, who was born in Latvia when it still was part of the Soviet Union, and who immigrated to the States 42 years ago, compared Donald Trump to the “dangerous totalitarian opportunists” many immigrants flee from. "America welcomed me, an immigrant, and that welcome has made my life possible. Hillary Clinton believes in that America; she has fought for that America for 50 years," he said and added, "I trust her with our future."
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RuPaul supports Hillary Clinton. This November, the host of RuPaul’s Drag Race will vote for Hillary Clinton. "Any female executive, anybody who has been put to the side — women, Blacks, gays — for them to succeed in a white-male-dominated culture is an act of brilliance. Of resilience, of grit, of everything you can imagine," he told Vulture. "So, what do I think of Hillary? I think she's fucking awesome." He added, "Is she in bed with Wall Street? Goddammit, I should hope so! You've got to dance with the devil."
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Meg Whitman supports Hillary Clinton. The CEO of Hewlett Packard has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. "I will vote for Hillary, I will talk to my Republican friends about helping her, and I will donate to her campaign and try to raise money for her," she told The New York Times . Whitman is a well-known Republican fundraiser. She was also one of Mitt Romney's top aides during his 2008 presidential campaign, and in 2010, she was the Republican candidate during the California governor race. But still, she decided to support Clinton this time and to put the "country first before party." She added, "I don’t agree with her on very many issues, but she would be a much better president than Donald Trump."
Rep. Richard Hanna supports Hillary Clinton. New York Rep. Richard Hanna, a Republican, was the first one to break rank and announce he would be voting for Hillary Clinton in November. "While I disagree with her on many issues, I will vote for Mrs. Clinton," Hanna wrote in a op-ed published in Syracuse's The Post-Standard. "I found [Republican nominee Donald Trump] profoundly offensive and narcissistic, but as much as anything, a world-class panderer, anything but a leader," he wrote. "I never expect to agree with whoever is president, but at a minimum, the president needs to consistently display those qualities I have preached to my two children: kindness, honesty, dignity, compassion, and respect."
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Julia Louis-Dreyfus supports Hillary Clinton. The Veep star took advantage of "Veep Night" at the DNC to declare her own allegiance on Twitter. The actress tweeted a photo of herself holding up an “I’m With Her” sign on July 27, the same night that actual Veep Joe Biden and prospective VP Tim Kaine were scheduled to speak at the DNC. "I thought it would b appropriate 2 declare proudly #ImWithHer," the actress wrote on Twitter.
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Al Gore supports Hillary Clinton. The former vice president announced through his Twitter account that Hillary Clinton has his vote. "I am not able to attend this year’s Democratic convention, but I will be voting for Hillary Clinton," he wrote. "Given her qualifications and experience — and given the significant challenges facing our nation and the world, including, especially, the global climate crisis, I encourage everyone else to do the same."
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Michael Bloomberg supports Hillary Clinton. On Sunday, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that he would endorse Hillary Clinton for president in a prime-time address during the Democratic National Convention. “As the nation’s leading independent and a pragmatic business leader, Mike has supported candidates from both sides of the aisle. This week in Philadelphia, he will make a strong case that the clear choice in this election is Hillary Clinton," Howard Wolfson, a senior adviser to Bloomberg, told The New York Times. Bloomberg had weighed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, but decided not to. He was concerned that an independent campaign could benefit Donald Trump.
Jon Voight supports Donald Trump. The veteran actor has been an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump for a while now. "He’s an answer to our problems. We need to get behind him," he told Breitbart News in March. "The Republicans need to unite behind this man." During the last night of the Republican National Convention, Voight narrated a video that celebrated Trump's life. "I wanna share the story of my friend Donald Trump. As you know, he is running for president of the United States," he said in the video. "And as you know, when he gets elected, he will make our country great again."
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Viggo Mortensen supports Jill Stein. Actor Viggo Mortensen used to support Sen. Bernie Sanders, but now that he's out of the race, the Lord of the Rings star has said he supports the Green Party candidate, Jill Stein. “If you want a woman, then vote for Jill Stein,” he said in an interview with The Daily Beast. “If you really want a woman president — if that’s what you want — vote for Jill Stein," he continued. He added, "I trust Hillary about as much as I trust Donald Trump. I think she’s dishonest, I don’t think she has the interests of working people at heart, and I think she’s shown that time and again. All the things that Bernie Sanders said about her, I agree with.”
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Lin-Manuel Miranda supports Hillary Clinton. Hamilton's creator has cast his vote! In a special fundraising performance for Hillary Clinton on July 12, Lin-Manuel Miranda said: “Today you’ve heard from the first president of the United States. You’ve heard Hamilton talk smack about the second president of the United States. You’ve heard from the third president of the United States. You’ve heard from the fourth president of the United States, and right now you’re gonna hear from the 45th president of the United States. Here’s Hillary Clinton.”
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Caitlyn Jenner supports Donald Trump. In an interview with STAT, Jenner explained why she votes Republican. "I'm on the conservative Republican side," Jenner told Rick Berke. "Trump seems to be very much for women. He seems very much behind the LGBT community because of what happened in North Carolina with the bathroom issue. He backed the LGBT community."
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Teresa Giudice supports Donald Trump. There’s no doubt in Teresa Giudice’s mind: Donald Trump will be getting her vote. This is what the star of The Real Housewives of New Jersey told Andy Cohen during his show, , back in February. Watch What Happens Live "Of course I'm going to vote for Donald Trump," the reality show star told Cohen. "I think he's amazing. I think he'll make a great president. Back in 2012, Giudice and her husband Joe participated in Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice. In her book, Turning the Tables: From Housewife to Inmate and Back Again, she wrote that the Trump liked the couple almost immediately.
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Oprah Winfrey supports Hillary Clinton. “I’m with her.” That’s what Oprah Winfrey told Entertainment Tonight during the premiere of her new show, Greenleaf, making it clear that she supports Hillary Clinton. “Regardless of your politics, it’s a seminal moment for women," she told ET. "What this says is, there is no ceiling, that ceiling just went boom! It says anything is possible when you can be leader of the free world." The media mogul is confident that the presumptive Democratic nominee has a really good chance of securing the Oval Office this next fall. "I really believe that is going to happen," Oprah said. "It's about time that we make that decision."
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The AFL-CIO supports Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton has won the endorsement of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, the nation’s largest federation of unions. Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, said in a statement that Clinton “is a proven leader who shares our values." He added, "Throughout the campaign, she has demonstrated a strong commitment to the issues that matter to working people, and our members have taken notice." The labor federation represents 12.5 million members, and it’s expected to be a large force in voter turnout this fall.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren supports Hillary Clinton. Senator Elizabeth Warren announced she endorses the presumptive Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton, in an MSNBC interview with Rachel Maddow. “I'm ready. I am ready to get in this fight and work my heart out for Hillary Clinton to become the next president of the United States and to make sure that Donald Trump never gets any place close to the White House,” the Massachusetts senator said. Her endorsement came on the same day that President Obama formally announced his support for Clinton’s candidacy.
Roseanne Barr supports Donald Trump. Comedian Roseanne Barr said in an interview that she supports Donald Trump. “I think we would be so lucky if Trump won. Because then it wouldn't be Hillary,” the Roseanne star told The Hollywood Reporter about the presumptive Republican nominee. She continued, “I like Trump because he financed his own [campaign]. That's the only way he could've gotten that nomination. Because nobody wants a president who isn't from Yale and Harvard and in the club.” Update: July 6, 2016: Barr has since walked back the comments she made to The Hollywood Reporter last month. “I did not endorse Donald Trump,” she recently told Yahoo in an interview. "I endorse myself," she added.
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Cher supports Hillary Clinton. Cher officially endorsed Hillary Clinton at her "She's With Us" concert in June. "I've known her for a long time now, and I have to say that no matter which way the political winds have blown at any moment, her moral compass has always pointed towards grace, justice for genders, and justice for sexual orientation, which is big for me. All of those things are important to me," Cher said of Clinton at the event. The singer also used the concert as an opportunity to speak out against Donald Trump. "When I see Trump talking, I just want to blow my brains out, well, maybe not my brains but I'm just like, 'What are you talking about, Jesus!'" Cher said at the event. "I know that Hillary fights for equality for all people, and we are no good unless all of us are equal."
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Nancy Pelosi supports Hillary Clinton. Just hours after Hillary Clinton presumptively clinched the Democratic nomination, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi voiced her support for the candidate. "I'm a voter in California, and I have voted for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States, and I'm proud to endorse her for that position. But I hasten to say that it's not over until it's over," Pelosi told ABC's
Good Morning America.
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Paul Ryan supports Donald Trump. After hinting in various speeches that he disagreed with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted on June 2 that he will vote for Trump in the general election. "I'll be voting for @realDonaldTrump this fall. I'm confident he will help turn the House GOP's agenda into laws," Ryan tweeted. He also wrote an op-ed for his hometown newspaper, T he Janesville Gazette, explaining that, "On the issues that make up our agenda, we have more common ground than disagreement."
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California Gov. Jerry Brown supports Hillary Clinton. The Democratic governor endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, but he also praised Sanders' campaign. "I have closely watched the primaries and am deeply impressed with how well Bernie Sanders has done. He has driven home the message that the top 1% has unfairly captured way too much of America's wealth, leaving the majority of people far behind," Brown wrote in an open letter to California Democrats. "In 1992, I attempted a similar campaign." Brown also wrote, "I have decided to cast my vote for Hillary Clinton because I believe this is the only path forward to win the presidency and stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump." The Washington Post called Brown's letter a "lukewarm endorsement."
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North Korea's state-run newspaper, DPRK Today, supports Donald Trump. In an editorial, DPRK Today called Donald Trump a "wise politician" and a "farsighted candidate," ABC News reports. The editorial also said that, "The president that U.S. citizens must vote for is not that dull Hillary but Trump, who spoke of holding direct conversation with North Korea."
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Piper Kerman supports Hillary Clinton. On Wednesday, comic editor Heather Antos tweeted, "Trump getting elected after Obama was not what they meant by Orange is the New Black." Piper Kerman, who wrote the memoir the popular Netflix show, Orange Is the New Black, is based on, saw the tweet and was quick to respond with a humorous message of her own. "Correct. That is NOT what I meant. #NeverTrump #ImWithHer," Kerman wrote, linking to Antos' original tweet. The use of Hillary Clinton's "#ImWithHer" hashtag, as well as the "#NeverTrump" hashtag, leaves little doubt about who Kerman is supporting (and not supporting) this election season.
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Rick Perry supports Donald Trump. After Ted Cruz and John Kasich dropped out of the 2016 race, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced that he will support Donald Trump. "He is not a perfect man. But what I do believe is that he loves this country, and he will surround himself with capable, experienced people, and he will listen to them," Perry told CNN. "He wasn't my first choice, wasn't my second choice, but he is the people's choice."
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Kirstie Alley supports Donald Trump. On April 8, the actress and spokeswoman endorsed Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, tweeting, "Add me to your list boys!" Later that same evening, she added, “Takes balls to go for POTUS... My hat’s off to ANYONE brave enough to aspire & give it their best shot.”
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Scott Walker supports Ted Cruz. The Wisconsin governor announced Tuesday that he is endorsing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential bid. In an interview with conservative radio host Charlie Sykes, Walker said, "After all these years of the Obama-Clinton failures, it's time we elect a strong new leader, and I've chosen to endorse Ted Cruz," CNN reports. Wisconsin's primaries are on April 5, so we'll have to wait and see whether the governor's endorsement will influence how his state votes. Walker dropped out of the 2016 presidential race in September.
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Jeb Bush supports Ted Cruz. Bush endorsed his former rival, saying that Cruz is "a consistent, principled conservative who has demonstrated the ability to appeal to voters and win primary contests," according to a statement obtained by . Politico Bush also got in a dig at GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the announcement. "For the sake of our party and country, we must move to overcome the divisiveness and vulgarity Donald Trump has brought into the political arena, or we will certainly lose our chance to defeat the Democratic nominee and reverse President Obama’s failed policies," Bush said in the statement.
Rolling Stone supports Hillary Clinton. In a statement released by on March 23, the magazine announced that it supports former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's presidential bid. Its March 25 issue features an Rolling Stone editorial by Jann S. Wenner, publisher and editor at the magazine, about the endorsement. Wenner writes that Clinton is the "clear and urgent choice" this campaign season. "It's easy to blame billionaires for everything, but quite another to know what to do about it," Wenner writes.
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George and Amal Clooney support Hillary Clinton. George Clooney endorsed Hillary Clinton's presidential bid in an email to her supporters — and he managed to take a jab at GOP front-runner Donald Trump in the letter, too. Clooney called Clinton "the only grown-up in the room" in the email. "If you listen to the loudest voices out there today, you'd think we're a country that hates Mexicans, hates Muslims, and thinks that committing war crimes is the best way to make America great again," Clooney wrote, referencing Trump's campaign claims. "The truth is that the only thing that would prevent America from being great would be to empower these voices." If you agree with Clooney's statements — and you're a fan of the actor — you're in luck: Clinton supporters can enter a contest to attend a campaign event at the Clooneys' house to support the candidate. All you have to do to enter is text "CLOONEY" to 47246, .
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Viola Davis supports Hillary Clinton. In an ad for Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, Kerry Washington, Viola Davis, and Ellen Pompeo pledged their support for the Democratic candidate. The actresses, along with Shonda Rhimes, the creator of the ABC shows the women star in, explain in the ad that while their TV characters — who are all powerful women — don't exist in the real world, Hillary Clinton does, and they all believe she's the best choice for president. "I'm with Hillary," the trio announces in the video.
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Ellen Pompeo supports Hillary Clinton. Pompeo announced, along with her Shondaland costars Viola Davis and Kerry Washington, that she is a Hillary Clinton supporter. The actresses shared their endorsement of Clinton in a new campaign ad, also starring Shonda Rhimes, herself.
Ben Carson supports Donald Trump. The retired neurosurgeon and former Republican presidential candidate endorsed GOP front-runner Donald Trump on March 11, praising Trump's " outsider's perspective." Carson delivered the news at a press conference with Trump in Palm Beach, Florida, just days ahead of the state's primary elections. "What I've been seeing recently is political operatives…once again trying to assert themselves and trying to thwart the will of the people," Carson said at the news conference. "I find that to be an extraordinarily dangerous place right now."
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Carly Fiorina supports Ted Cruz. On March 9, one-time GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina announced that she's supporting Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's bid for the White House. The former Hewlett-Packard CEO made the announcement at a rally in Miami, saying that, "It is time to unite behind Ted Cruz," . Politico reports Fiorina also took aim at GOP front-runner Donald Trump. "Other people in our party are kind of horrified by Donald Trump," Fiorina said in Miami. "Here's the thing: We're not going to beat Donald Trump by having our party tsk tsk over our voters. We're going to have to beat Donald Trump at the ballot box."
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Arnold Schwarzenegger supports John Kasich. On Sunday, March 6, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich's presidential bid. Schwarzenegger said Kasich, a former congressman, "was an action hero when he went to Washington," ABC News reports. "We need John Kasich to now take charge and be at the White House," Schwarzenegger said at an event in Ohio, according to NBC News. "And this is why I endorse John Kasich, our great governor, to be our Republican nominee and to be the next president of the United States of America — the greatest country in the world." A lot is riding on Ohio's primaries for Kasich. The candidate has said that if he doesn't win the Republican primary in his home state on March 15, he will leave the presidential race, NBC News reports.
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Aaron Carter supports Donald Trump. Aaron’s party is the one that Trump’s running in. On February 27, the singer retweeted a Trump comment about his self-funded campaign, adding, “Does America want to have a president who FOLLOWS or someone who leads? I vote For @realdonaldtrump.” Update: April 30, 2016: Aaron Carter withdrew his support for Trump in a tweet on Friday. "I've seen a lot and to ME. It's just something I can't take part in. Too many reasons," he tweeted.
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Spike Lee supports Bernie Sanders. In a radio ad released on February 23, Spike Lee announced his official endorsement of Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential campaign. "This is your dude, Spike Lee. And I know that you know that the system is rigged! For too long, we've given our votes to corporate puppets," Lee said in the ad. "That's why I am officially endorsing my brother, Bernie Sanders...when Bernie gets in the White House, he will do the right thing." In the ad, Lee cited Sanders' civil rights record as a reason he supports the Vermont senator's presidential ambitions.
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Will Ferrell supports Hillary Clinton. Will Ferrell started the 2016 campaign season as a Bernie Sanders supporter — but now, he's supporting Sanders' Democratic primary rival, Hillary Clinton. Ferrell originally appeared on Sanders' official campaign list of celebrity supporters, CNN notes, but he recently campaigned for Clinton in Nevada. Ahead of the Nevada Democratic caucus, Ferrell urged his Twitter followers to "caucus for Hillary." It's not all bad blood, though — in a statement provided to CNN, Ferrell said, "whoever the Democratic nominee is, they will have my vote."
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Morgan Freeman supports Hillary Clinton. Morgan Freeman lent his voice to a campaign ad for Hillary Clinton that focuses on her civil rights record. The ad spot came ahead of the South Carolina Democratic primary on February 27. "Her life's work has been about breaking barriers, and so would her presidency," Freeman said in the ad. "She understands that our country can't reach its potential unless we all do."
Emily Ratajkowski supports Bernie Sanders. Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski introduced Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally earlier this month. She also shared her support for Sanders by posting a photo of herself in a "Bernie" sweater on Instagram.
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Chloë Grace Moretz supports Hillary Clinton. In February, Chloë Grace Moretz campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, encouraging young people to make their voices heard. "We have to go out there, we have to use our voice and our vote," Moretz said at the campaign event.
Lena Dunham supports Hillary Clinton. Dunham has campaigned for Clinton, wearing a variety of Clinton-themed outfits, and speaking on her behalf in Iowa, saying, "I can't talk about Hillary Clinton without also acknowledging that she has survived horrific, gendered attacks on nearly every single aspect of her character with tremendous grace and aplomb."
Amy Schumer supports Hillary Clinton. Schumer has posted multiple photos featuring her posing with Clinton on Instagram. In an interview with AOL, she called herself a "huge fan" of the Democratic candidate.
Demi Lovato supports Hillary Clinton. Lovato performed at a rally for Clinton, saying, "I am voting for her because I truly believe that there is nobody more qualified to run this country — our country — than our secretary of state."
Katy Perry supports Hillary Clinton. Perry performed for a Clinton rally in Iowa, encouraging the crowd to vote, saying, "So much change can happen. Let's go Hillary!"
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Kerry Washington supports Hillary Clinton. Washington spoke about Clinton's bid for the nomination with , saying, "I'm excited for her, and I'm sure I'll be hitting the stump trail." Entertainment Tonight Clinton was also photographed with Washington on the set of Scandal, and Tony Goldwyn (who plays President Fitzgerald Grant III on the show) later tweeted that the former secretary of state is the "ultimate gladiator."
Lady Gaga supports Hillary Clinton. Gaga posed with Clinton while holding a "Yaaas, Hillary" T-shirt.
Sarah Silverman supports Bernie Sanders. This summer Silverman introduced Sanders at an event in Los Angeles, saying, "His moral compass and sense of values inspires me. He always seems to be on the right side of history."
Gary Busey supports Donald Trump. Busey spoke to Fox411 about Trump, saying, "I know him personally. I know him professionally. He's a great guy. He's sharp. He's fast. He can change the country after the last eight years."
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Ronda Rousey supports Bernie Sanders. Rousey explained in an interview with "I'm voting for Bernie Sanders, because he doesn’t take any corporate money. I don't think politicians should be allowed to take money for their campaigns from outside interests."
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Daniel Craig supports Bernie Sanders. Craig made a substantial donation (nearly $50,000) to Americans Socially United, a super PAC supporting Sanders (though the integrity of the PAC itself has been questioned).
Kim Kardashian supports Hillary Clinton. Kardashian posted a selfie with her husband Kayne West and Hillary Clinton to Twitter and Instagram with the caption, "I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country! #HillaryForPresident"
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Anna Wintour supports Hillary Clinton. Anna Wintour, Vogue's editor-in-chief, sported a Marc Jacobs T-shirt emblazoned with Hillary Clinton's face during New York Fashion Week in February. Wintour has also supported Clinton's presidential ambitions through various fundraisers.
Kelsey Grammer supports Ben Carson. A photo of Grammer and his wife, Kayte, posing with the Carsons, was posted to the Grammer's joint Instagram account with the caption, "Carson for President! We approve this message. #CarsonforPresident"
Donnie Wahlberg supports Carly Fiorina. Wahlberg tweeted out his support for Fiorina this past August, writing, "Watching @CarlyFiorina on #MeetThePress She is a strong human being and a strong candidate for President in 2016!"
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Chuck Norris supports Mike Huckabee. Norris appeared in an ad supporting Huckabee in 2008, and during this primary season, Huckabee has tweeted out photos featuring himself and Norris spending time together.
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The Duggars support Mike Huckabee. Though the Duggars had expressed support for Huckabee, their endorsement was removed from his website in June.