Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt Urge Everyone to Vote
Everybody’s favorite Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt have teamed up. This duo is the latest addition to the chorus of celebrities urging their fans to vote in the US midterms. The co-stars of Once Upon A Time in Hollywood released a joint PSA encouraging Americans to come out and vote next week. Not just that, but they are also asking people to volunteer this time. Although standards are significantly high, an impressive number of celebrities have delivered public service announcements urging their fans to engage in the political elections. And that is surely going to make some impact! At least, that’s what the hope is.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt’s Public Message
On Friday, both stars released a PSA produced by NowThis Politics on the official Facebook page of Leonardo DiCaprio. They shed light on the future of important issues which the results of the US mid-terms will dictate. DiCaprio stated that when they vote for the President, elections do not matter. But with the US midterms, results might be the most consequential of their lifetime. He further cited issues like gun safety, immigration and health policies as well as clean water and air.
Brad Pitt who was seated right next to Leonardo DiCaprio added that the US midterms will influence the future of climate change, criminal justice reform, education funding, LGBTQ equality and voting rights. The actor insisted that their viewers should encourage the turnout of voters by volunteering at phone banks, texting and canvassing. Both stars encouraged the public to vote and get their voices heard on November 6th.
Towards the end of the PSA, a segment on what the US midterms will decide was included. Leonardo DiCaprio told people that as voters, they had the power to do all that. Brad Pitt concluded by mentioning early voting and claiming that it all starts now.
In the 2018 US midterms, many celebrities have asked their followers to vote. Let’s wait and see if that makes a difference to the voter turnout on 6th November.