After Trump Win, Hollywood Conservatives Contemplate Working for Workplace

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Paul Bond of The Hollywood Reporter writes that the political profession of Donald Trump portends a neater path for celebrities into politics: “if a former actuality TV star can win the presidency, then absolutely others in Hollywood (with much less baggage, even) can get elected to workplace…”

Take as an illustration, Dwayne Johnson (a.okay.a. The Rock), who has mentioned probably working within the 2020 presidential election as a Republican. Bond writes he’s been chatting with political consultants, which lends itself to additional fire up the rumor. Cleaning soap-opera star Antonio Sabato Jr. has already filed papers to run for Congress in California. 

The newest to contemplate throwing their hat into the ring, in keeping with Bond, is Sam Sorbo, actress and spouse to Kevin Sorbo, an actor identified for his position in hit TV present Hercules and most not too long ago a slew of Christian religion movies. Sam is being recruited by prime Republican donors to run for Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s seat in California.

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher is a Sam Sorbo fan. “I’m hoping for an in depth dialogue earlier than I endorse,” he advised Bond. “However I labored for an actor who grew to become among the finest presidents in historical past, Ronald Reagan, so I by no means doubt entertainers who’re enthusiastic about politics. Reagan actually knew talk and I do know Sam is a superb communicator, too.”

Then there’s Frank DeMartini, a movie producer identified for such motion pictures as Rambo and The Expendables. DeMartini is working for the congressional seat that’s now held by the bombastic, attention-seeking Maxine Waters, who most not too long ago threatened to “take Trump out.”

Singer and songwriter Child Rock, whose actual identify is Robert Ritchie, flirted for weeks with the thought of taking over Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow, although put all rumors to relaxation when he went on Howard Stern’s radio present on Tuesday, telling Stern, “F—okay no, I’m not working for Senate.” He did go away the door open if the left retains antagonizing him, however he is touring with a brand new album. 

On the opposite facet of the aisle, leftists like Michael Moore inspired actress and talk-TV legend Oprah Winfrey to ponder a presidential run, however later stated she would “by no means run for public workplace.” Disney CEO Bob Iger stated no to working in California however “probably sure” to working for the 2020 presidential election in 2020 as a Democrat, “individuals near him say.”

Liberals have brazenly chattered about working a celeb towards Trump as Kanye West, Chris Rock, Katy Perry, Tom Hanks, and Will Smith, to call just a few, appeared to toy with including their names to a 2020 listing of potentialities.

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