By Sonia Billadeau
The time has come to elect our new commander in chief. There have been multiple candidates who have stroked our cores and then candidates who couldn’t fight anymore.
The candidates still in the race have gotten some good support but the support most noticed is from those who are known worldwide. Many celebrities have influenced numerous millennial and the entertainment industry, so do they also influence who you to vote for?
Bernie Sanders, Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump are three of the presidential candidates who have predominately been endorsed by celebrities, many of whom are women. Let’s take a brief look at who is voting for who:
Bernie Sanders, U.S. Vermont senator, is a democrat who stands for gender and race equality and cutting costs of schooling. Here are some ladies who support him:
Susan Sarandon, known for Thelma and Louise, said Sanders has peeked her interest. She tweeted, "We need a leader who is courageous and levelheaded in times of crisis: Bernie Sanders #Bernie2016".
Belinda Carlisle, former lead singer of the band The Go-Go's, signed a letter of support for Bernie Sanders, according to AM New York’s website.
Mia Farrow, known for Rosemary’s Baby and The Great Gatsby, tweeted, “However you may vote, Bernie Sanders is pretty great. He doesn't pander, is consistent and clear on important issues.”
Hilary Clinton, former Secretary of State and wife of former President Bill Clinton, is a democrat that stands for same-sex marriage, Obamacare and gun control. If she wins, she will become the first woman President. Here are the women supporting her:
Demi Lovato performed for Clinton’s rally at the University of Iowa and boldly stated, "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”, according to marieclaire.com.
Salma Hayek, known for Frida, tweeted in the group ‘Latinos for Hilary’, “I have a lot of hope for Hilary. We need someone with experience who can endure. And this woman has endured it all. Hilary is tough.”
And Jennifer Lopez firmly stated “I think it’s time for a woman president”, according to E! News.
Donald Trump, President of Trump Organization and a republican candidate, stands for stricter crime punishments and expanding the military. Here are a few ladies supporting Trump:
Ivana Trump, ex-wife of Trump, said, “Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign. Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president”, according to Slant News.
Tila Tequila posted a YouTube video voicing her support for Trump, according to Business Insider.
Ann Coulter, known for Sharknado 3, said in an interview, "I love the idea of the Great Wall of Trump. I want to have a two-drink minimum. Make it a big world-wide tourist attraction and everyday live drone shows whenever anyone tries to cross the border. I have not had this much hope for America since November 7, 2012 ... God hasn't given up on America yet”, according to Slant News.
To get more information on the 2016 Presidential candidacy, visit: http://presidential-candidates.insidegov.com.