The last day for voting in the election of President of the United States is rolling in and celebrities are frantically appealing to their fans to cast their ballots.
The results of the 2020 presidential election between candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump will not only determine America's political climate for the next four years but also whether some celebrities remain in the country.
As was the trend in the 2016 election, celebrities supporting the democratic nominee have declared their intentions to leave the country if Donald Trump gets re-elected. Trump himself has joked that he would leave if his opponent Joe Biden won.
Briefly.co.za took a look at four celebrities who have said they plan on leaving if Donald Trump manages to get re-elected.
1. Tommy Lee
The legendary drummer for the band Motley Crue has expressed his intentions to return to Greece should Trump win. The musician left Greece when he was only a year old but spoke to The Big Issue about being determined to not live in Trump's America. Tommy Lee has been very outspoken on social media about his views.
2. Ricky Martin
The Livin' La Vida Loca hitmaker has spoken openly in interviews about his support for nominee Joe Biden. He more recently stated that the conversation about leaving the country had come up with his husband, Jwan Yosef, and that they considered it but have committed their attention to supporting a Biden victory.
3. Bruce Springsteen
As the singer of famous anthem Born in the USA, Bruce Springsteen has always considered himself to be a patriot. The rockstar has officially drawn the line by declaring that he'll leave if Trump won again.
4. John Legend and Chrissy Teigen
The power couple are famously against Donald Trump's administration but more recently said they had thought about leaving if Trump remains in power. John Legend spoke to Cosmopolitan UK and said:
"We were born and raised here, all of our families are here. It would be hard to leave. But I don't know what one's supposed to do when you have a leader who is trying to destroy democracy."
Briefly.co.za reported on how the candidates have been making their last efforts before election results come in.
America and the world are only hours away from hearing who will be America's new president. For months before now, both Trump and Biden, the two strongest candidates in the election, have been going all out to secure votes.
It seems that both Presidential candidates are not done trying to get in some last minutes votes. Just hours ago, both Biden and Trump took to popular social media app, Instagram to call on voters to vote for them.
While President Trump opted for a lights camera action approach - sharing a clip of himself shaking hands with important American public figures, jeering crowds and spending time with family - Biden headed down a more simple road, only sharing a picture of himself and Obama with a humble caption that read:
"12 years ago, I was given the honour to serve you as Vice-President alongside President @BarackObama.We accomplished so much, but I'm not done yet. Today, I'm asking you to put your faith in me once again — I won't let you down."
Both posts racked up hundreds and thousands of likes and comments from American citizens who are understandably anxious about what the results will yield. Trump received 236,987 views,while Biden secured 338 145 likes for his post.
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