Hillary is attracting the brightest stars

Hillary is attracting the brightest stars

I am not much of a “Star” watcher but it was interesting to see some reports of which celebrities have come out in support of which candidates.  Here’s a compiled run-down from The Hill and Marie Claire with endorsers listed below the candidates they clearly support.

Hillary Clinton

Uzo Aduba — The actress from Netflix’s hit “Orange is the New Black” tweeted her support for Clinton in one word, “Hillary.”

Christina Aguilera — Pop star and reality TV show judge, and her husband, hosting a Beverly Hills fundraiser for Clinton at their home.

Clay Aiken — The “American Idol” who fell short in his own bid for Congress last year initially panned Clinton’s announcement video on Twitter. “Hillary, I love you. But why are you the stiffest and most scripted looking person in this video,” he wrote. He confirmed his support for Clinton in a later tweet.

Beyoncé — Queen Bey is Team Hillary—she’s donated and publicly showed support.

Kat Dennings — The “2 Broke Girls” actress tweeted “Hillary” after Clinton’s announcement, including an emoji of an American flag and a heart.

Lena Dunham — The “Girls” creator and star took to Instagram to post the famous picture of Clinton reading her BlackBerry. Dunham’s caption read: “This is Hillary reading a text from me that says, ‘With you every step of the way, gurl’ #mypresident.”

Jesse Eisenberg — Has donated to and supported Hillary Clinton

Jesse Tyler Ferguson — Playing off Clinton’s announcement tweet, the “Modern Family” star wrote, “I have an announcement: I’m not running for president. Yay #Hillary2016!”

America Ferrera — The former “Ugly Betty” star, who stumped for Clinton in 2008, is back in her camp. “I believed in her then, I believe in her now,” she wrote on Twitter.

Richard Gere — Supports Hillary Clinton.

Ellie Goulding — The singer tweeted “Hillary” after Clinton announced her bid.

Ariana Grande — The pop star tweeted “yaaas @hillaryclinton” after Clinton’s announcement.

Salma Hayek  — Salma Hayek has been a longtime supporter of Hillary, telling Latina: “I have a lot of hope for Hillary,” she said. “We need somebody with experience who can endure. And this woman has endured it all. Hillary is tough.”

Abbi Jacobson — The comedian and “Broad City” creator tweeted a picture of herself with a Hillary Clinton mask titled, “HERE WE GO @HillaryClinton!”

Magic Johnson — “I feel @HillaryClinton will be a great President for the American people and she will make sure that everyone has a voice!” the former Los Angeles Lakers point guard said on Twitter. Johnson hosted a Clinton fundraiser in 2007.

Jon Bon Jovi — The New Jersey rock star held a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton.

Carole King — The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter kept it short, saying “I’m in,” posting a link to Clinton’s announcement tweet.

Diane Kruger — The German-born actress and recently naturalized U.S. citizen posted a picture of Clinton on Instagram, saying “Please America, make her President!”

Padma Lakshmi — The “Top Chef” host tweeted art of Clinton as Rosie the Riveter in the classic “We can do it!” image. “Oh yes, it will finally happen. #Hillary2016,” she added.

John Legend — John Legend is noted as backing/donating to Hillary’s campaign.

Lil B — The rapper voiced his support for Hillary Clinton, signing “You gonna win that presidency.”

Jennifer Lopez — Jennifer Lopez is Team Hillary. “I’m very excited by the news. I think it’s time for a woman,” the actress and singer told E! about Clinton at the MTV Movie Awards.

Kate McKinnon — The actress who portrays Hillary on “Saturday Night Live,” told The Hollywood Reporter, “I’m rooting for her, obviously.”

Ja Rule — “I’m a Democrat, so yeah, so I would vote Hillary,” the rapper and actor told Fox Business.

Jennifer Lopez — “I’m very excited by the news. I think it’s time for a woman,” the actress and singer told E! about Clinton at the MTV Movie Awards.

Demi Lovato — Supporting Hillary with a performance at her birthday party

Ne-Yo — The music superstar called told The Hill that Clinton was “a favorite of mine.” ” I’m looking forward to seeing what happens with her,” he added. “Looking forward to seeing what happens to her when she gets into a position of power, so to speak.”

Josh Peck — The former “Drake and Josh” star tweeted, “Hillary’s mah Homie.”

Katy Perry — Perry is a big Clinton fan, she performs for Clinton events and allows her songs to be played at Clinton’s events.

Amy Poehler — The “Parks and Recreation” star posted a gif of her and Clinton from her Saturday Night Live days, adding: “Let’s do this. #Hillary2016 @HillaryClinton.”

RuPaul — The drag queen and host of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” tweeted a play on his own song lyrics, saying, “You betta work, @HillaryClinton!”

Rob Reiner — Actor, producer is hosting an L.A. fundraiser for Clinton.

Snoop Dogg — “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,” the rapper told Bravo’s “Watch What Happens Live.”

Meryl Streep — A leading American actress who has played important people but who honored Hillary Clinton in this tribute for being “the real thing”.

Waka Flocka Flame — The Atlanta rapper told MTV he is backing Hillary. “A woman could do it,” he said.

Kerry Washington — The “Scandal” actress shared her support of Clinton in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “I’m very thrilled. I’m excited for her, and I’m sure I’ll be hitting the stump trail,” she said. Washington stumped for Barack Obama during his 2012 reelection campaign.

Olivia Wilde — The “House” actress told The Daily Beast that Clinton’s position on healthcare reform and women’s rights helped win her over. “The fact that she feels the plight of women and girls as the most important issue of the 21st century is a huge reason why I’m supporting her,” Wilde said.  The actress encouraged everyone to vote, and threw in the hashtag #Hillary2016.

Jeffrey Wright — Wright, who appeared in “The Hunger Games” and HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” shared Clinton’s announcement video on Twitter. “Nice inclusive portrait of America @HillaryClinton – great message. It’s on. #Hillary2016,” he wrote.

Bernie Sanders

Danny DeVito — DeVito is a Sanders supporters, jokingly tweeting “Bernie Sanders… you’re our only hope Obi-Wan Kenobi.”

Will Ferrell — The comedian and star actor endorsed Sanders.

Dave Matthews — “When I hear someone like Bernie Sanders talking, I think there’s a hope,” the musician told Rolling Stone. “That’s a guy who is talking about something real and that isn’t insulted by being called a liberal,” he added.

Jeremy Piven — The “Entourage” star is a Sanders supporter.

Red Hot Chili Peppers — The band members support Sanders.

John C. Reilly — The actor backs Bernie Sanders.

Mark Ruffalo — The actor used to back Sen. Elizabeth Warren but is now supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Sarah Silverman — The comedian introduced Sanders at an event in Los Angeles.

George Wendt — The “Cheers” star is backing Bernie Sanders.

Neil Young — The musician’s manager said Young is a “longtime supporter” of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

Martin O’Malley

Timothy Simons — The man who famously plays Veep‘s love-to-hate-him Jonah is casting his ballot for O’Malley (D-Md.). “I’m for Martin O’Malley,” he, concisely, told Bloomberg.

Bobby Jindal

Willie Robertson — The star of reality show “Duck Dynasty” initially backed Bobby Jindal backer but also appeared at a rally for Donald Trump. “Willie obviously admires Trump’s business acumen,” a Jindal spokesman told The Washington Post. “But he’s for Bobby for president.”

Kevin Sorbo — The “Hercules” star says he could support either Gov. Bobby Jindal (La.) or Gov. Scott Walker (Wis.).

Donald Trump

Kirstie Alley — The actress went on record that she is Team Trump after tweeting that she didn’t like Trump’s treatment by Scott Pelley on 60 Minutes.

Gary Busey — The actor is backing Donald Trump. Busey said Trump “can change the country after the last eight years.”

Wayne Newton — “I love Donald and he would make a great president,” the entertainer told Fox News, voicing his support for Trump.

Ted Nugent — The rock star has praised Donald Trump. “His campaign is just what the working hard, playing hard American families have been waiting for,” he told WABC New York. “If he stays on course, he’s gonna be the next President of the United States.”

Terrell Owens — The former NFL star told TMZ that Trump is “a guy who won’t put up with B.S. and has what it takes to change how government is run” in June. He previously made a pitch for a job in a potential Trump administration.

Dennis Rodman — The former NBA all-star called Donald Trump “a great friend for many years” in a tweet. “We don’t need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump!”

Mike Huckabee

The Duggar Family — An apparent endorsement from the stars of the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting” disappeared from Mike Huckabee’s website after reports that Josh Duggar molested underage girls including his sisters. Huckabee has defended the Duggars and blasted the media’s coverage of the matter.

Chuck Norris — The Hollywood action star endorsed former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee in 2008 and penned an op-ed last month encouraging him to run again in 2016.

Tony Orlando — The singer is backing Mike Huckabee and sang at his announcement event. Orlando called Huckabee “the most trusted man I’ve ever met in my life,” according to ABC News.

Marco Rubio

Rick Harrison — The star of reality show “Pawn Stars” is backing Rubio, telling Fox News that the candidate “honestly cares about the American people.”

Ben Carson

Kid Rock — The singer told Fox News’s Megyn Kelly he supports retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, saying, “The guy makes a whole lot of sense to me.”

Carly Fiorina

James Woods — The actor is doing the narration for Carly Fiorina’s campaign film. “So proud to support this remarkable woman and her historic campaign,” the actor tweeted. (But is he being paid?)

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