RIO – The list of celebrities who support Democrat Joe Biden in the race for the presidency of the United States has gained another name: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. On the opposite side, the list of celebrities who have already declared to vote for Donald Trump includes names like actor Dennis Quaid, ex-boxer Mike Tyson and ex-Grey’s Anatomy Isaiah Washington.
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The highest-paid actor in the world for the second year in a row, according to “Forbes”, The Rock announced on Sunday, for the first time, its support for a presidential candidate. In a seven-minute video posted on his Instagram profile, the star of “Jumanji: Welcome to the jungle” and “Fast and Furious 7” explains why he will vote for the Democratic ticket formed by Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in November .
“As an independent voter with center ideals, I feel that Biden and Harris are the best choice to lead our country,” says Johnson, who says he has already voted, in past elections, for Democratic and Republican candidates.
Check out some of the celebrities who, unlike The Rock, have declared support for Donald Trump.
In April, the actor from “Operation Cupid” (1998) and “Four Lives of a Dog” (2017) stated, in an interview with the Daily Beast, that he believes Trump has done a “good job trying to give the American people what they need. “. At the time, Quaid also praised the president’s economic policies.
Angelina Jolie has publicly criticized Trump’s immigration policies, but her father, actor Jon Voight, is an enthusiast of the president. In July this year, Voight declared his support for the Republican’s re-election in a video posted on his Twitter account. “We must vote for the president to remain, so that he can carry the torch through this land of the free,” said Voight.
Known for her role in “The Patricia of Beverly Hills” (1995), the actress uses the hashtag #WomenForTrump (“Women for Trump”) in her Twitter bio and has publicly stated her support for the president on several occasions. Conservative, Stacey even ran for political office for the Republican Party in 2018.
Two weeks ago, the singer attended a Trump campaign event alongside the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr., in Michigan. In February, Kid published a photo in which he appears alongside the Republican on a golf course, in celebration of Trump’s acquittal in the impeachment process.
Unlike his brothers, Billy and Alec (who even parodied Trump in several episodes of “Saturday Night Live”), actor Stephen Baldwin is another big fan of the Republican. On Twitter, he tends to retweet articles and publications in support of the president’s reelection, as well as posts by Trump himself. In an interview with Variety in 2017, Stephen said he believed the millionaire “really wants what is best for everyone.”
Performer of Dr. Preston Burke in the first three seasons of “Grey’s Anatomy”, actor Isaiah Washington announced at the end of last year that he would go on to support Trump. To Fox Nation, the artist – who was fired from the medical series after committing homophobia against a fellow cast member – said that “something didn’t seem right” in the Democratic Party.
The UFC president is an old friend of Trump’s: the president was one of those responsible for revitalizing the martial arts company in the early 2000s. White has participated in pro-Trump rallies and even at the 2020 Republican National Convention.
The former boxer was one of those who declared his vote for Trump in 2016, during an interview with HuffPost Live. At the time, Tyson said the United States should be governed “as a company, where skin color makes no difference”.
In 2016, socialite Kim Kardashian declared her vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Her husband, rapper Kanye West, did not speak during that year’s campaign; later, however, he began to publicly express his support for Trump, having even suggested, in April this year, that he would vote for the Republican’s reelection. Today, the artist does not support Trump for one simple reason: he is also a candidate for president.
In 2018, ABC canceled the series “Roseanne”, starring the actress, and fired her after the artist made racist statements on Twitter. Months later, Roseanne published a photo wearing a cap with the phrase “Trump 2020”. On the social network, she had already revealed the vote in the Republican in 2016, as an alternative “middle way” to “extremism”.