L.A. Mayor Race
Celebs, Big Shots Putting Up $$$
… Toward Bass, Caruso’s Campaigns
11/7/2022 4: 15 PM PT
The race for Mayor of Los Angeles will come to a close on Election Day Tuesday … and lots of stars are sharing their endorsements in hopes they’ll push their favorite candidate over the finish line with a victory.
Since the primaries wrapped up back in June, it’s all come down to Rep. Karen Bass and Rick Caruso … and while Bass seems to be feelin’ the love in terms of cash support, Caruso has secured a ton of A-list celebrity shout-outs.
Thank you @common for your support and for standing with me to fight for a brighter future for all of Los Angeles!#KarenBassForMayor pic.twitter.com/ypMnMx0ifs
— Karen Bass (@KarenBassLA) November 4, 2022
Since June, Bass’ campaign has gotten donations from Ken Jeong, Natalie Portman, “Criminal Minds” star Kirsten Vangsness, and Dan Castellaneta — the voice of Homer Simpson — all at $1,500 each — the maximum donation allowed.
Jane Fonda also chipped in $1,200 to Bass — Kerry Washington and “Grey’s Anatomy”s James Pickens Jr. each sent in $1K, while Chris Colfer from “Glee” and WeHo’s Laugh Factory pitched in $500.
As for team Caruso, Paris Hilton‘s father and Kathy‘s husband, Rick, donated $1,500 — as did a bunch of Hollywood execs from Warner Bros. – Discovery, Sony Music, Universal and more.
Caruso got a big celebrity endorsement Sunday from Chris Pratt … calling him “the guy for our city.”
As we reported, a slew of celebs shelled out for both Bass and Caruso during the primaries over the summer, with Tiffany Haddish, John Legend, Steven Spielberg, Jennifer Aniston, and Samuel L. Jackson being a few that went team Bass … while Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, Elon Musk, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Snoop Dogg went with Caruso — just to name a few.
.@KimKardashian endorsed LA mayoral candidate @RickCarusoLA in an enthusiastic pitch to her 313 million Instagram followers, saying he would help with crime and homelessness. pic.twitter.com/D8fOtj59dM
— Julia Wick (@sherlyholmes) May 27, 2022
Now, get out and vote!!!