‘I support what I believe:’ Hilary Swank has had a sharp response to social media users criticizing her for speaking out politically
Hilary Swank took part in a heated Instagram political talk Sunday, after a user criticized her for talking about such issues.
On Saturday, the two-time Oscar winner, 46, republished a post in Oprah̵7;s magazine by Vice President Kamala Harris with her wonderful granddaughters following her winning speech to her uncle. like, ‘First, but not last: Vice President-elect @kamalaharris. ”
One social media user advised Swank not to voice her opinion as she could shun right-wing followers.
Latest: Hilary Swank, 46, engaged in a heated Instagram political talk Sunday, after a user criticized her for talking about such issues. She was shot in LA earlier this year
‘I don’t think it’s wise for celebrities to share their political opinions, 71 million Americans voted for Trump in this election,’ the user wrote.
Users expressed skepticism that the election was indeed over, saying that ‘social media and news did not announce the election’ and that ‘this time is different because we have Overbearing people among the big tech censors conservatives. ‘
The user added, ‘You don’t have to judge yourself as white. Keep calm. ”
Swank was unmoved by the advice, making it clear that she uses her platform, which has more than a million followers, to express herself.
Support: On Saturday, the two-time Oscar winner reposted an Oprah magazine post by Vice President Kamala Harris with her great granddaughters following her winning speech
Swank was unmoved by the advice, making it clear that she uses her platform, has over a million followers, to express herself.
‘I don’t care who likes me and who doesn’t like me. I’m an artist, I do art and I support what I believe in, ‘said the Lincoln, Nebraska-born actress. And, I am never silent from the important things and always stand up for those who need their voice. That is quite understandable in the stories I tell. ”
Actress Million Dollar Baby responded to another user saying that ‘the trolls are still watching’ saying, ‘Right? Perhaps because they agreed in their hearts, they continued to do so [soothe] of them [hearts]. ”
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Swank says her popularity is secondary to promoting causes that are close to her heart and values.
‘We must use our voice no matter what our background is, equality and justice for all are of paramount importance, and we are overdue for this change’, she said. So more than ever, we have to use our voices and get out there and vote.