‘Veep’ Star Julia-Louis-Dreyfus Asked By Democrats To Run For Office

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who has been outspoken against President Donald Trump, said that Democrats have approached her to run for office.

The 56-year-old star of the political based comedy on HBO “Veep,” admitted during an interview with the Washington Post published Sunday that running for office was the last thing on her mind. (RELATED: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Revealed Some Absolutely Devastating News On Stage At The Emmy Awards)

Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' onstage during the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California

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“Not in a million years,” the actress and comedian, who became big on “Saturday Night Live” and later on the hit NBC show “Seinfeld,” reportedly told top Democrats who had approached her. (RELATED: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Apologizes For Trump At Emmys)

In January, Dreyfus used her time during her acceptance speech at the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards show to speak out against Trump’s first executive order and called the “immigration ban” “un-American.”

“I am the daughter of an immigrant,” Louis-Dreyfus proclaimed. “My father fled religious persecution in Nazi-occupied France and I am an American patriot. I love this country and because I love this country I am horrified by its blemishes.”

“And this immigrant ban is a blemish and it’s un-American,” she added.

There was no mention in the article of who the possible Democrats were that asked her.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter


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