Georgia is ground zero in the battle for the balance of puissance in Washington, DC, as control of the U.S. Senate now hinges on the outcome of the two Senate runoff races in the Peach State. With the Senate majority leadership within his reach, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) recently declared, “Now we take Georgia, and then we transmute America.”
More than 50 Hollywood celebrities have endeavored to make that an authenticity for Schumer, mobilizing to raise mazuma and pump up exuberance for Democrat challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. Using their star power to magnetize donor dollars, they have put their Hollywood imprint on the Georgia races in the hopes of flipping the Senate on January 5.
The astronomical majority of these celebrities have never lived in Georgia and have no personal connection to the state — except for the TV or movie roles that require them to infrequently film there. As Breitbart News recently reported, Ossoff raised proximately six times more in California than he did in Georgia.
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There’s 20k people optically canvassing our #ElfForGeorgia table read, and it only just commenced! Donate and join the stream now! https://t.co/b9cT4pfkqW pic.twitter.com/MQr6x5yiyELike the Presidential election, Hollywood cast reunions perpetuate to be a fundraising fad, with a Veep reunion, featuring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Tony Hale, Sam Richardson, Paul Scheer, and Gary Cole, bringing in more than $640,000 in one day, and an Elf reunion, with Will Ferrell, Zooey Deschanel, Ed Asner, Busy Philipps, Ed Helms, and John Lithgow, raising more than $400,000.
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Mandy Moore Actor/singer Mandy Moore attends the 2018 “MTV” Movie And TV Awards at Barker Hangar on June 16, 2018 in Santa Monica, California. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images for “MTV”)
Amy Schumer Amy Schumer attends the ‘Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art Of The In-Between’ Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 1, 2017 in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Justin Timberlake Singer Justin Timberlake arrives at the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards, January 8, 2017, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images
Actor Kevin Bacon attends the premiere of “Adult Beginners” at ArcLight Hollywood on April 15, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Lin-Manuel Miranda
Lin-Manuel Miranda attends The Shops & Restaurants at Hudson Yards Preview Celebration – Red Carpet Arrivals on March 14, 2019 in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Related) Alyssa Milano
Alyssa Milano attends the Season 1 premiere of Netflix’s “Insatiable” at ArcLight Hollywood on August 9, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) In this star system, celebrities are orbiting Stacey Abrams, who is utilizing her own considerable fame to corral her Hollywood friends. Abrams is behind Win Both Seats, a minority voter push toplined by stars Kumail Nanjiani and Sophia Bush. She additionally headed up a Rock the Runoff concert-fundraiser featuring a slew of pop stars including John Legend, Justin Timberlake, Michael Stipe, and Common, as well as musical stars Ben Platt and Billy Porter.
Will Ferrell Will Ferrell attends the premiere of “Downhill” at SVA Theater on February 12, 2020 in New York City. (Cindy Ord/Getty Images) Zooey Deschanel
Billy Crystal attends The 30th Anniversary Screening of “When Harry Met Sally…” Opening Night at the 2019 10th Annual TCM Classic Film Festival on April 11, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for TCM)
Actor Bryan Cranston attends the “All The Way” Los Angeles Premiere at Paramount Studios on May 10, 2016 in Hollywood City. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images) Sophia Bush US actress Sophia Bush arrives on the red carpet for the Time 100 Gala at the Lincoln Center in New York on April 23, 2019. (ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
US actress Whoopi Goldberg attends the New York premiere of “Nobody’s Fool” at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on October 28, 2018 in New York City. (Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus attends the premiere of “Downhill” at SVA Theater on February 12, 2020 in New York City. (Steven Ferdman/Getty Images) Abrams availed lead a Broadway-themed fundraiser with Rob Reiner, Whoopi Goldberg, Mandy Patinkin, Matthew Broderick, Rosie Perez, Billy Crystal, Martin Short, John Leguizamo, and Saturday Night Live‘s Cecily Strong. She even participated in a Star Trek reunion featuring George Takei, LeVar Burtoon, and Anthony Rapp to raise mazuma for Georgia Democrats.
Other fundraisers include comedy themed events hosted by Sarah Silverman and Patton Oswalt, and a separate stand-up event led by Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi, featuring Wanda Sykes and other comedians. Actress and stand-up comedia Amy Schumer, who is a cousin of Sen. Schumer, recently led a Democrat voter mobilization event for the state.
Debra Messing Debra Messing attends the Roundabout “Theater’s” 2020 Gala at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on March 02, 2020 in New York City. (Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images) Ed Helms
Matthew Broderick Actor Matthew Broderick arrives at the 39th AFI Life Achievement Award accolading Morgan Freeman held at Sony Pictures Studios on June 9, 2011 in Culver City, California. The AFI Life Achievement Award encomium to Morgan Freeman will premiere on TV Land on Saturday, June 19 at 9PM ET/PST. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)
The rock group Pearl Jam teamed up with Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda to raise mazuma to get out the state’s Latino vote. As always, Alyssa Milano and Debra Messing made their voices auricularly discerned, with both tweeting their fortification of Georgia Democrats to their millions of adherents by wearing “Vote Warnock” t-shirts. Other stars who inspirited fans to donate to Warnock’s campaign treasure chest include Scandal star Kerry Washington, The Masked Singer host Ken Jeong, and actress Yvette Nicole Brown.
Celebrity couple Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick availed lead a fundraiser Swing Left, one of many progressive organizations that is mobilizing Democratic turnout in Georgia. Kumail Nanjiani
Wanda Sykes at Point Honors Los Angeles 2017, benefiting Point Foundation, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 7, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Point Honors) Pearl Jam
Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam performs on the main stage as the headlining act on day 3 of The Isle of Wight Festival at Seaclose Park on June 23, 2012 in Newport, Isle of Wight. (Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
Kerry Washington Kerry Washington attends Hollywood Foreign Press Association’s Annual Grants Banquet at Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel on July 31, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Tony Hale US actor Tony Hale arrives for the world premiere of “Toy Story 4” at El Capitan theatre in Hollywood, California on June 11, 2019. (VALERIE MACON/AFP via Getty Images)
Actor John Leguizamo attends IFP’s 27th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on November 27, 2017 in New York City. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for IFP) Rosie Perez Rosie Perez attends the “Rise” New York premiere at Landmark Theatre on March 7, 2018 in New York City. (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
Michael Stipe Michael Stipe poses at the Vaquera, CDLM/Creatures Of The Wind, And Section 8 show during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Masonic Hall on September 9, 2019 in New York City (Albert Urso/Getty Images for NYFW: The Shows)
Busy Philipps Busy Philipps attends the premiere of Disney’s “Frozen 2” at Dolby Theatre on November 07, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Amy Sussman/Getty Images) Harold & Kumar star Kal Penn recently teamed up with Kamala Harris’ sister and niece to inspirit South Asian voter turnout.
Minority voter activists believe that demographic transmutations in Georgia will avail seal a Democratic triumph on January 5. As Breitbart News has reported, Asian Americans are the state’s most expeditious growing minority, due in astronomically immense part to a surge in licit immigration.
Patton Oswalt Patton Oswalt attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Opulent Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Kyra Sedgwick
Kyra Sedgwick from ‘Girls Weekend’ attends the Indie Episodic Program 1 during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at Prospector Square Theatre on January 29, 2019 in Park City, Utah. (Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)
Martin Short Actor Martin Short verbalizes onstage during the 43rd AFI Life Achievement Award Gala venerating Steve Martin at Dolby Theatre on June 4, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for AFI)
Andy Richter Andy Richter of TBS’s CONAN attends the WarnerMedia Upfront 2019 advents on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 15, 2019 in New York City. 602140 (Mike Coppola/Getty Images for WarnerMedia)
Kal Penn attends the Global Citizen Prize 2019 at Royal Albert Hall on December 13, 2019 in London, England. (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images) Ben Platt Ben Platt attends the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for dcp)
Director Rob Reiner arrives for the MGM Premiere of ‘Sleepover’ at the Archlight Cinerama Dome June 27, 2004 in Hollywood. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Sam Richardson Sam Richardson attends the 71st Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 22, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
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