Celebs who've backed Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders


Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are likely counting their lucky stars to have the backing of these celebrities.

Big names like Katy Perry, Beyonce and Lena Dunham are ready for Hillary, while stars like Neil Young, Rosario Dawson and Justin Long are backing Bernie Sanders.

Scroll through to see who's team Hillary and who's team Bernie this debate season.

Beyonce and Jay Z headlined a concert for Clinton the weekend before the Nov. 8 election. "I want my daughter to grow up seeing a women lead our country and knowing that her possibilities are limitless," Beyonce said at the concert.

"He cannot be my president," Jay Z said of Republican Donald Trump. "He cannot be our president. Once you divide us, you weaken us. We are stronger together."

Chance the Rapper and Big Sean were also part of the concert.

Queen Bey had also shown her support for Clinton at a New York City fundraiser in May 2015.

Clinton tweeted a photo of Beyonce at the event and captioned it, "Say you'll Bey on Team #Hillary2016, too."

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Producer Lee Daniels and stars of "Empire," including Taraji P. Henson, Bryshere Gray, Trai Byers, Jussie Smollett, Tasha Smith, Gabourey Sidibe and Grace Byers, appeared in a video denouncing Donald Trump and pledging to vote for Clinton in early October.

"The violence and nasty rhetoric against mankind is unacceptable," they say. "If Trump gets into office, it will only get worse."

"There's only one person in this race who said Black Lives Matter," they add, referring to Clinton.

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"West Wing" stars Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford, Dulé Hill, Allison Janney, Joshua Malina, and Mary McCormack campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Ohio in September. (Credit: Getty Images / Craig Barritt; Michael Loccisano; Jonathan Leibson)

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Actress Meryl Streep endorsed Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on July 26, 2016. In her speech, she asked the crowd, "What does it take to be the first female anything?"

"It takes grit, and it takes grace," she said, and she listed a number of women who have been the first in their fields.

"These women share something in common: capacity of mind, fullness of heart and a burning passion for their cause," she said. "They have forged new paths so that others can follow them, men and women, generation on generation. That's Hillary."

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In her DNC opening remarks on July 26, 2016, Elizabeth Banks spoke about hearing Clinton speak at a rally for Bill Clinton in 1992.

"Hillary Clinton rocked my world," she said. "A smart, committed, successful woman. And not for her own benefit, but a fighter for women and children, cops and first-responders, health care and girls around the world."

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Lady Gaga shared a photo of herself in an American flag swim suit on Instagram with the caption, "#HILLARY2016 Nothing can keep a strong woman down. VOTE for the first female U.S. president in history. Shake it up America, this country needs a little rock n' roll." She has shown support for Clinton in the past, showing off her "Yaaas, Hillary!" T-shirt in a photo with the former Secretary of State in 2015. (Credit: Getty Images / Frazer Harrison)

Comedian Amy Schumer showed her love for Hillary Clinton on April 19, 2016 when she posted a photo of herself in a Clinton T-shirt. "Said go New York go New York go! #imwithher," she wrote on Twitter. (Credit: Amy Schumer via Twitter)

Actress Shailene Woodley has canvassed for Sanders a number of times throughout the campaign.

"#newyork come to Broadway gates at Columbia university!!!! I'm here and feelin the bern! #BernieSanders #FeelTheBern," she tweeted on April 11.

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"I just voted for @HillaryClinton #ImWithHer - vote today!" actress Julianne Moore wrote on Twitter on April 19, 2016 after voting in the New York primary. (Credit: Julianne Moore via Twitter)

Rosario Dawson has spoken at a number of rallies for Sanders, endorsing the candidate. She is also featured in a video ad for the candidate.

"We do not need incremental change. We need bold leadership, and that is what Bernie Sanders brings to the conversation," she says in one of the clips.

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Kerry Washington Instagrammed a photo with Hillary Clinton on Feb. 23, 2016, after the Democratic presidential contender visited the set of "Scandal." She wrote, "#imwithher." (Credit: Instagram / Kerry Washington)

Spike Lee is the voice of a radio ad for Bernie Sanders. "Bernie takes no money from corporations. Nada. Which means he's not on the tape. And when Bernie gets into the White House, he will do the right thing," the "Chi-Raq" director says in the ad.

He has also introduced Sanders at some of the candidate's rallies.

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Lena Dunham has long been a vocal supporter of Hillary Clinton and stumped for Clinton in New Hampshire in January 2016. The presidential contender also did an interview with Dunham for the "Girls" creator's newsletter, "Lenny Letter."

In her DNC speech on July 26, 2016, she praised Clinton for fighting for everyone's rights. "Hillary knows that access and opportunity are the American promise - not transphobia, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and systemic racism," she said.

(Credit: Lena Dunham via Instagram)

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We learned Neil Young's preferred candidate when his longtime manager spoke out against Donald Trump's unauthorized use of "Rockin' in the Free World" during his candidacy announcement.

"Donald Trump's use of 'Rockin' in the Free World' was not authorized," manager Elliot Roberts said in June 2015. "Mr. Young is a longtime supporter of Bernie Sanders."

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Actor George Clooney and his wife, attorney Amal Clooney, hosted a fundraiser at their home in Los Angeles for Hillary Clinton on April 16 and participate in another fundraiser for her in San Francisco the day before.

Tickets for the fundraiser they will host are $33,400, and the money will be donated to the Hillary Victory Fund.

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Ja Rule said on Fox Business Network in May 2015 that he'd vote for Hillary Clinton.

"I like Hillary, but you know, it's crazy because I also think Jeb is a good candidate as well," he said.

He continued, "I'm a Democrat, so I would vote Hillary." (Credit: Getty Images / Lisa Maree Williams)

Comedian John C. Reilly threw his support behind Bernie Sanders when he signed a letter of support for the Democratic socialist. (Credit: Getty Images / Grant Lamos IV)

Singer Miley Cyrus said she is feeling "the Bern," because Sanders "has been a bada in supporting the LGBT community" in an Instagram post. (Credit: Getty Images / Jemal Countess)

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Bernie Sanders has Danny DeVito's support.

"Bernie Sanders...you're our only hope Obi-Wan Kenobi," he wrote on Twitter in July 2015.

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Actor Robert De Niro told The Daily Beast in April 2015 that Hillary Clinton has "earned the right to be president."

"Hopefully it will be her, yes," he said. "I think that she's paid her dues. There are going to be no surprises, and she has earned the right to be president and the head of the country at this point. It's that simple. And she's a woman, which is very important because her take on things may be what we need right now."

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America Ferrera stumped for Clinton when she ran for president back in 2008.

"I believed in her then, I believe in her now," Ferrera tweeted in April 2015.

Speaking about immigrants in her DNC speech on July 26, 2016, Ferrera said "Hillary has spent the last 30 years proving what she sees in us. Not our color, gender, or economic status, but our capacity to grow into thriving adults able to contribute great things to this country."

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Former soccer star Abby Wambach joined Lena Dunham to stump for Hillary Clinton in January 2016.

She posted the above picture on Instagram, writing, "Love this morning!! #imwithher @lenadunham and I campaigning for our next president @hillaryclinton I will miss you Lena!!"

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We don't know who T.I. is voting for, but we can tell you who won't get his vote. T.I. said in an October 2015 interview with D.J. Whoo Kid that America would be more likely to elect the Loch Ness Monster than a female president.

"Not to be sexist, but I can't vote for the leader of the free world to be a woman ... I just know that women make rash decisions emotionally. They make very permanent, cemented decisions, and then later, it's kind of like it didn't happen or they didn't mean for it to happen. And I sure would hate to just set off a nuke," he said.

He later apologized, writing on Twitter, "My comments about women running for president were unequivocally insensitive and wrong."

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Mark Ruffalo is among a number of celebrities who've backed Bernie Sanders.

"I think Sanders has a message," Ruffalo told the Daily Beast in June 2015. "He's the one."

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Kim Kardashian got a selfie with Hillary Clinton at a fundraiser for the Democratic candidate back in August 2015.

"I got my selfie!!! I really loved hearing her speak & hearing her goals for our country!" #HillaryForPresident," Kardashian tweeted.

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Politicians aren't the only people who can flip flop on the issues.

Comedian Sarah Silverman threw her support behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Monday, July 25.

The comedian had once been an outspoke supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders.

"He says what he means & he means what he says & he's not for sale," she said on Twitter in June 2015.

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"Hunger Games" star Josh Hutcherson appeared at a rally for Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders in Iowa City, Iowa, before the state caucus.

"We need this revolution," Hutcherson said. "We need someone who can lead us in a way that looks out for all our interests."

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Abbi Jacobson is totally team Hillary.

"HERE WE GO @HillaryClinton," she tweeted in April 2015 alongside a photo of herself donning a Clinton mask.

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Belinda Carlisle, former lead singer of The Go-Go's, is among the celebrities who signed a letter of support for Bernie Sanders. (Credit: Getty Images / Mark Metcalfe)

Katy Perry rallied supporters of Hillary Clinton at a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, on Oct. 24.

"So much change can happen," she said. "Let's go Hillary!"

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The indie-band Vampire Weekend has performed at multiple Sanders rallies across the country, including above at the University of Iowa on Jan. 30, 2016, and at the presidential contender's huge rally in Washington Square Park on April 13, 2016.

"I see a consistency in him that rare in most human beings, let alone politicians," the band's lead singer, Ezra Koenig, told CNN in January.

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"The Campaign" star is backing Bernie Sanders' campaign. Will Ferrell signed a letter endorsing Sanders for president. (Credit: Getty Images / Denis Poroy)

The former Los Angeles Lakers point guard tweeted in April 2015 that Hillary Clinton "will be a great president for the American people and she will make sure that everyone has a voice!" (Credit: Getty Images / Streeter Lecka)

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Actor Justin Long was among a number of celebrities who signed a letter of support for Bernie Sanders. (Credit: Getty Images / Andrew Toth)

Pharrell told Ellen DeGeneres in October 2015 that he supports Hillary Clinton for president.

"It's time for a woman to be in there," he said of the position.

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"We need a leader who is courageous and levelheaded in times of crisis: Bernie Sanders ‪#‎Bernie2016‬," actress Susan Sarandon posted on Facebook in June 2015. (Credit: Getty Images / Jamie McCarthy)

Salma Hayek joined "Latinos For Hillary" in October 2015.

"I have a lot of hope for Hillary," she said. "Hillary is tough."

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Actor Jeremy Piven signed a letter supporting Bernie Sanders. He also posted about Sanders on Facebook back in April 2015, writing, "We need a leader who is courageous and levelheaded in times of crisis: Bernie Sanders ‪#‎Bernie2016‬." (Credit: Getty Images / Anthony Harvey)

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