Actress Kristie Alley took to social media over the weekend to declare her support for President Donald Trump’s reelection bid. She says the reason she is voting for Trump is that “he is not a politician.”
“I’m voting for @realdonaldtrump because he’s NOT a politician,” she writes. “I voted for him four years ago for this reason and shall vote for him again for this reason. He gets things done quickly and he will turn the economy around quickly. There you have it folks there you have it.”
Alley’s tweet brought about a lot of attention over the weekend, racking up more than 65,000 comments and 55,000 retweets. Those numbers pushed her to the top of Twitter’s trends on Sunday, according to The Hill. Numerous well-known figures and celebrities were among some of the commenters on Alley’s tweet. The reply tweets were split among criticism and support her statement.
“I am just curious, tell me again what are his plans for doing anything?” one response reads. “Just one thing, because I as of yet have gotten that part in briefing, campaigns or his interviews. He talks a lot on what he is going to do, but nothing has any action so far this whole year!”
Other commenters thanked Alley for her support of the president. Alley also endorsed Trump in 2016 and has used social media to criticize Democratic nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris.
“Your bravery is appreciated,” a Tweeter says.
Alley Responds to Tweets
After trending on twitter, Alley followed up with another tweet encouraging voters to “stick to their guns.”
“Stick to your guns,” she says. “Not always easy to be under fire but always easier than going against your integrity. Just remember: If it takes thousands to try and bring you down, you must be one powerful ‘Mfer.’ Love wins.”
She follows up the tweet with three muscle emojis and two heart emojis.
H/T: The Hill