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Your favorite Hollywood celebrity may be your next politician

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Celebrities have been leveraging their fame to amass political power for years. And Americans are warming to the celebrity-as-lawmaker concept now more than ever. According to a recent survey from Piplsay, more than half of Americans believe Hollywood stars can make good politicians “with the right attitude and support staff.”

58% of respondents said they’d support a Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson presidential campaign, while 30% would like to see Angelina Jolie in the Oval Office and 22% picked Tom Hanks to run the country. Matthew McConaughey has hinted at runs for office in Texas, as well.

TAYLOR KNIGHT:

FOR YEARS CELEBRITIES HAVE BEEN TRADING IN THEIR FAME FOR POLITICAL POWER.

AND NOW MORE THAN EVER- AMERICANS ARE EMBRACING THE IDEA OF A FAMOUS FUTURE LEADER. 

CHARMED STAR ALYSSA MILANO SAID THIS WEEK SHE’D VOTE FOR DWAYNE THE ROCK JOHNSON “IN A HEARTBEAT”. 

AND SHE’S NOT ALONE – ACCORDING TO A RECENT SURVEY FROM PIPLSAY … MORE THAN HALF OF AMERICANS BELIEVE HOLLYWOOD STARS CAN MAKE GOOD POLITICIANS “WITH THE RIGHT ATTITUDE AND SUPPORT STAFF.”

AS FOR TOP PICKS – FIFTY EIGHT-PERCENT SAID THEY’D SUPPORT A RUN FROM THE ROCK. 

ANOTHER THIRTY-PERCENT WOULD LIKE TO SEE ANGELINA JOLIE IN THE OVAL OFFICE. 

AND TWENTY TWO-PERCENT PICKED TOM HANKS TO RUN THE COUNTRY. 

MEANWHILE, WE COULD SOON SEE MATTHEW MCCONAUGHEY ON THE CAMPAIGN TRAIL.

THE ACTOR INDICATED HE’S STILL SIZING UP A RUN FOR TEXAS GOVERNOR.

WHO DO YOU WANT TO SEE RUN FOR OFFICE?  LET ME KNOW IN THE COMMENTS BELOW.

Celebrities have been leveraging their fame to amass political power for years. And Americans are warming to the celebrity-as-lawmaker concept now more than ever. According to a recent survey from Piplsay, more than half of Americans believe Hollywood stars can make good politicians “with the right attitude and support staff.”

58% of respondents said they’d support a Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson presidential campaign, while 30% would like to see Angelina Jolie in the Oval Office and 22% picked Tom Hanks to run the country. Matthew McConaughey has hinted at runs for office in Texas, as well.

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