Celebrities Grace the Stage at DNC in Support of Hillary Clinton While Others Protest


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Both politicians and celebrities took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday to show their support for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Actress Eva Longoria took the stage on Monday, speaking out against Donald Trump addressing his comments regarding Mexicans. Longoria stated, “I’m from a small town in South Texas, and if you know your history, Texas used to be part of Mexico. I’m ninth-generation American. My family never crossed a border; the border crossed us.” She continued, “When Donald Trump calls us criminals and rapists, he’s insulting American families.”
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Singer Demi Lovato also took the stage in support of Hillary Clinton. Lovato spoke to the crowd about her battle with mental illness including bipolar disorder and depression. “I’m proud to support a presidential candidate who will fight to ensure all people living with mental-health conditions get the care they need to lead fulfilling lives. That candidate is Hillary Clinton.”

Not everyone, although, was in support of Clinton. Celebs such as outspoken Bernie Sanders supporter Rosario Dawson chose to speak out against the former Secretary of State, telling the crowd at a Sanders rally, “Hillary Clinton is not a leader.” The actress also took to social media to express her frustration regarding the emails that were leaked by Wikileaks that showed DNC staffers favoring Clinton over Sanders.


Shailene Woodley, also a die-hard Sanders supporter showed her allegiance to the Vermont Senator during the “Democratic Spring” protest outside the DNC, in an attempt to keep Sanders’ “political revolution” alive.


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