Jennifer Lawrence re-joined Twitter this 12 months and the Joy actress is placing her social media to good use amid the upcoming US elections.
Clearing the air after claiming that she was a Republican, Jennifer took her Twitter deal with this Tuesday, explaining to followers that she “would like to clarify my voting record.”
“I grew up in a republican family and voted for John McCain in 2008, but through [Barack] Obama’s presidency, and growing up to realize I was voting against my own rights, I am proud to say I am a Democrat,” declared Jennifer.
The actor is famously claimed to have declared that she was a ‘little Republican’ in a latest interview for the podcast Absolutely Not. The podcast was hosted by Heather McCain who had an in-depth dialog with the Hunger Games actor, starting from her marriage with Cooke Maroney to how she spent her quarantine.
What caught the eye of lots of people, nevertheless, had been her previous political opinions.
The star referred to as herself a ‘little Republican’ again when she solid her first vote for John McCain towards Barack Obama in 2008. Jennifer revealed that she grew up in a home that was pro-Republican and therefore, she was raised to “see the fiscal benefits of some of the Republican policies.”
With Donald Trump’s election, Jennifer’s views in the direction of Republicans drastically modified. While talking of Trump with the host, she defined, “This is an impeached president who’s broken many laws and refused to condemn white supremacy and it feels there’s been a line drawn in the sand.”
Like each different US citizen, Jennifer has been fairly vocal in regards to the racial injustices that surfaced within the Trump period. The Kentucky-born actor particularly raised her voice for the political unrest that has been pivoting in her hometown, of Louisville, Kent.
“In the wake of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and countless others, I’m inspired by the millions of people around the world who have banded together to finally say ‘enough’… the collective voice of the people enacting real change, and that gives me hope,” wrote Jennifer for V Magazine.
The actor signed off with a message to all her followers: “The unhealthy information can really feel overwhelming at instances, however crucial factor is to remain targeted on the methods we will all be a part of the answer.”