The Stars of 'Will and Grace'
More than ten years after Will and Grace‘s wrap, the stars of the beloved sitcom got back together in September 2016 to get out the vote. Debra Messing, Eric McCormack, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally appeared in a video for Hillary Clinton, encouraging viewers to “Vote, honey.”
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had some tough love for the electorate. The actor left citizens with few excuses, telling viewers in a YouTube video, “On average, it takes approximately a minute and 34 seconds to register to vote? 94 seconds to register to vote! 94 seconds, guys! Can you believe that s–t?” He went on to list all of the other things you can do in that time and promised to come find voters if they don’t register.
Katy Perry stripped down in the name of voting in September 2016. The singer encouraged fans to vote, telling them they can wear whatever they want to cast their vote, even nothing at all. “This year, you can look like s— when you vote,” she said. “Yep, I’ve briefly scanned the Constitution and nowhere does it say you can’t just roll out of bed and come to the polls in whatever state you woke up in.” She teased the Funny or Die clip, in which she attempts to vote naked, the day prior to its release, tweeting, “TOMORROW, I USE MY BODY AS CLICK BAIT TO HELP CHANGE THE WORLD.”
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Everyone from Robert Downey Jr. to Scarlett Johansson to Keegan-Michael Key to James Franco signed on to help Joss Whedon “Save the Day.” The ensemble video had stars encouraging fans to vote as doing so is “a necessary and heroic act.”
Famous faces from HBO, such as Justin Theroux, Bryan Cranston, and Thandie Newton, got together in September 2016 to rock the vote.
Matt McGorry and Tony Goldwyn
Matt McGorry and Tony Goldwyn took it to the playground to take on swing states. The Shondaland stars, of How to Get Away With Murder and Scandal, respectively, filmed a PSA on a swing set to discuss the importance of voting, especially in swing states.
Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis, and Shonda Rhimes
Shonda Rhimes and her three leading ladies teamed up for a PSA for Hillary Clinton, encouraging voters to support the democratic nominee.
Vic Mensa filmed a video on voting in September 2016. The rapper explained why he votes, stressing the importance of local elections.
Kesha and T.I.
Kesha and T.I. joined Vic Mensa in Vevo’s “Why I Vote” campaign, highlighting the issues that are important to them and the way voting can impact change.
Stephen Colbert teamed up with some Late Show guests including America Ferrera, Tituss Burgess, and George Takei, to film a PSA on the need to vote.
Jesse Williams filmed his own PSA on voting in September 2016. The Grey’s Anatomy star took on popular complaints about the system, repeatedly telling viewers to vote.
Bebe Rexha and Daya
Bebe Rexha and Daya were featured in a September 2016 video from DoSomething.org on the excitement of being a first-time voter.