We often get the impression that Hollywood is a very liberal place, but how often do you hear about celebrities who are Republican? Outspoken celebs like George Clooney, Matt Damon, and Leonardo Dicaprio all give big name support to President Obama and his cause, but have you ever wondered what political leanings stars like Sarah Michelle Gellar, 50 Cent, and The Rock have?
Some celebrities, like Carrie Underwood, have said that they lose respect for other famous people when they publicly endorse a political candidate. Ted Nugent, on the other hand, is all about making extreme political statements. In August of this year, for example, the rocker caught the attention of the Secret Service by making death threats against President Obama by saying this:
If Barack Obama becomes the president in November again, I will either be dead or in jail by this time next year.
They are citizens who are perfectly entitled to their beliefs and values, but some believe it is an abuse of power for a celebrity to make political endorsements. What do you think about famous people getting involved in politics? Sound off below.
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