Los Angeles (US), 8 apr (EFE).- Shortly after the leftist Bernie Sanders announced he withdrew his candidacy from the presidential race in the U.S., numerous figures of Hollywood, lamented the news, because the political has been the favorite for a large part of the world of entertainment and culture.
John Leguizamo, Nancy Sinatra, Rosanna Arquette and Mia Farrow, were some of the stars who spoke out on social networks to dismiss the democrat and thank them for their election campaign, which has received the support of numerous figures from the world of cinema, in addition to musicians such as Ariana Grande, The Strokes and Bon Iver.
“Bravo, Bernie!”, tweeted Nancy Sinatra minutes after Sanders announced his decision.
Then, the interpreter of “These Boots Are Made for Walking” calling for unity of the Democratic Party, to maintain the objective of “defeating Donald Trump”.
Also the colombian John Leguizamo wanted to acknowledge the work of the political.
“Thank You, Bernie! We all know that you have made us all more progressive and you’ve sacrificed a lot for Us,” he said of the candidate, who in this campaign has focused great support among latino voters.
At the same time, actress Alyssa Milano spent a few words more emotive to Sanders.
“You’ve changed the game forever and you made us think of all the ways on how we need to do more and better. Your efforts will be reflected in the activism of generations and will inspire policies to make the world a better place. Thank you,” said the interpreter, has also been one of the leading voices of the movement #MeToo.
The funny thing is that Milano has been criticized on previous occasions to Sanders and has positioned itself in favour of her opponent, Joe Biden.
From the other shore, the model and actress Emily Ratajkowski, who supported his candidacy in 2016 when he lost against Hillary Clinton and did so again in 2020, expressed his sadness at the decision.
“I feel so hopeless, devastated, and without force. Bernie is our future”, put in your Twitter profile.
Also the comedian Sarah Silverman said she was “heartbroken” by the withdrawal.
One of the protagonists of the series from Netflix “Queer Eye” and icon of the culture, LGBT, Jonathan Van Ness, thanked his campaign team and launched mood “on a day so difficult.”
“Thank you for fighting for all”, tweeted next to the flag rainbow.
Since the launch for the second time to the presidential race, Sanders has met many representatives of the show.
For example, pop star Ariana Grande released several photos embracing him after a campaign event.
Singers like Halsey and Cardi B participated actively in his campaign and representatives of the “indie” like The Strokes, Vampire Weekend, Bon Iver have played music in their meetings, converted in large concerts.
Even so, this Wednesday, Sanders, the self-styled wannabe socialist, withdrew from the race and left the way open to the vice-president Joe Biden to become the candidate who disputes the White House to the current president, republican Donald Trump.
“To see the crisis that is gripping the nation, I cannot continue in good conscience with a campaign that can’t win and that would interfere with the important work required by all of us in this difficult time,” said Sanders, 78 years old, in reference to the pandemic of coronavirus.
Despite its abandonment, the senator has managed to include in the agenda of debate in the U.S. issues considered almost taboo a few years ago, such as the introduction of health systems and public education, and universal.