Will the next President hail from Hollywood? Well, it takes a while to get into the oval office, but these three celebs have already started making their mark in the influential world of politics. Keep scrolling the get the details on your favorite celebrity icons who are getting involved in all things government.
Cynthia is on the NYC Mayor’s Team.
Sex and the City’s Cynthia Nixon campaigned for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last fall. He appointed her to his transition team, and she spoke at his inauguration. Did you know?
Steven May Run for Gov.
Steven Seagal has discussed his possible candidacy for governor in Arizona this year, but he may not meet the state’s residency requirements.
Clay Aiken Wants to Join Congress.
American Idol singer Clay Aiken may run for Congress from North Carolina. Afer Idol, Clay has worked with UNICEF.
Now that we know which famous individuals are studying up political science, it’s time to continue the conversation with their peers! We asked Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb their opinion on celebrities getting involved with politics. Check out their votes below.
Kathie Lee: “Every citizen has the right to exercise their political beliefs in the hopes of implementing them into society — but that doesn’t mean we have to vote for them.”
Hoda: “Of course it’s OK. It’s a free country, after all.”
They voiced their opinions—you should, too! Tweet @OKMagazine and leave a comment below.