Celebrities endorsing candidates
As the 2012 election unfolds, celebrities publicly endorse some of the candidates.
Francesca Eastwood not for Mitt Romney
Clint Eastwood's daughter recently revealed she doesn't share her father's political views. When asked who she plans to vote for, the actress reportedly told TMZ: “I happen to not be voting for the same man. But I love that [my dad] stands up for what he believes in."
Dennis Miller for Mitt Romney
Comedian Dennis Miller was seen with presidential candidate Mitt Romney boarding his campaign plane in Ronkonkoma. Various media outlets have reported that Miller is traveling on the road with Romney and Paul Ryan.
Honey Boo Boo for Barack Obama
Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson endorsed President Obama on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” The 7-year-old said she favored Obama when Kimmel informed her that Mitt Romney said he preferred Snooki over her.
Katy Perry for Barack Obama
Katy Perry performed for President Obama, and she decorated her nails with his picture for the occasion. She tweeted: “I sang for President @BarackObama last night because I believe in Equal Rights #ForAll #Vote.”
Beyoncé and Jay-Z for Barack Obama
Hip-hop power couple Beyoncé and Jay-Z hosted a fundraiser for President Obama's campaign in September 2012. The photo above was posted from Obama's Twitter account after the event.
Stacey Dash for Mitt Romney
Actress Stacey Dash showed her support for Romney by tweeting: “Vote for Romney. The only choice for your future. @mittromney @teamromney #mittromney #VOTE #voteromney"
Jenna Jameson for Mitt Romney
Adult film star Jenna Jameson told CBS in August: “I'm very looking forward to a Republican being back in office.” She added: “When you're rich, you want a Republican in office."
Lena Dunham for Barack Obama
The “Girls” creator, director and star, endorsed Obama, writing on Twitter after the first presidential debate: “If Romney seemed more alert last night it's only because he gets to sit around all day having his hair did and Obama is busy being PRESIDENT."
Chris Rock for Barack Obama
Actor and comedian Chris Rock has shown his support for President Obama. During the Democratic National Convention he tweeted: “Mitt Romney is at home wondering how in the world he's going to debate Obama. No teleprompter there to save you Mitt. #Forward2012 #DNC.”
Eva Longoria for Barack Obama
Actress Eva Longoria took to Twitter to announce that she's not supporting presidential hopeful Mitt Romney. "85% of Latino Voters support the #DREAM Act, 100% of @MittRomney, doesn’t!” she tweeted. Longoria is also co-chair in President Barack Obama's re-election campaign along with Kal Penn.
Chuck Norris for Mitt Romney
Actor and Internet phenomenon Chuck Norris posted a video on his official YouTube channel, warning viewers of the "1,000 years of darkness? to be seen if President Obama is re-elected.
Oprah Winfrey for Barack Obama
Oprah Winfrey said she's "100 percent behind [Obama]” for his re-election. She was also a leading celebrity supporter during his 2008 campaign, according to ABC News. (March 9, 2012)
Donald Trump for Mitt Romney
The Donald endorsed Mitt Romney in February 2012. According to The Associated Press, Trump said: ""Mitt is tough, he's smart, he's sharp and he's not going to allow bad things to continue to happen to this country we all love.”
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is no longer working for Fox News.
Kal Penn for Barack Obama
Actor Kal Penn, famously known for his roles on ?Harold and Kumar go to White Castle? and ?House,? has been named one of the co-chairs for President Barack Obama's re-election campaign, alongside actress Eva Longoria.
Kim Kardashian not for Mitt Romney
Mitt Romney compared reality star Kim Kardashian's infamous 72-day wedding to President Obama's promises during the 2008 campaign trail til today. “The gap between his promises and his performance is the largest I've seen, well, since the Kardashian wedding and the promise of 'til death do we part,'" Romney said. Guess we know who the reality star won't be voting for.
Composer Randy Newman for Barack Obama
Newman takes on race relations with September 2012's “I'm Dreaming,” a satirical song that includes the lyrics, “He won't be the brightest, perhaps, but he'll be the whitest, and I'll vote for that.” He told The Associated Press that the song's lyrics “didn't come that easy."
Gene Simmons for Mitt Romney
Former rock star-turned-reality star Gene Simmons voted for President Obama in 2008, but is now endorsing Romney. "America is a business and should be run by a businessman," he tweeted in April, according to CNN.
Alec Baldwin for Barack Obama
Alec Baldwin is one of many celebs who have donated money to Obama's re-election campaign.
Cindy Crawford for Mitt Romney
Supermodel Cindy Crawford supported President Obama in 2008, but now swapped over to support Mitt Romney, according to a tweet by Romney's spokesman Eric Fehrnstrom. She also appeared in a video for a Romney fundraiser, but said it was a favor for one of Romney's sons.