‘Duck Dynasty’ Cast Members Endorse Bobby Jindal

duck dynasty bobby jindal
Courtesy of Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Bobby Jindal is fixin’ to find high-profile support from his own constituents as he launches his campaign for the presidency: “Duck Dynasty” stars Jep and Jessica Robertson have said they endorse the Louisiana governor.

“I definitely would vote for him. He’s a very, very good man,” Jep Robertson told celebrity news site Fox411 on Thursday. “We’ve gotten to chat with him several times, kind of just talking. He’s a great dude … he’s very transparent, has a great family, so yeah, I’d definitely give him my vote.”

The news isn’t too much of a surprise. In May, Jep Robertson’s brother Willie told the news site that he endorsed Jindal. Jindal also made a cameo on last season’s premiere of the A&E series and was one of many prominent Republicans who lent his support to Phil Robertson after a GQ article that shared the family patriarch’s politically incorrect remarks about gays and other minorities put the show in jeopardy of cancellation.

Jindal, who officially entered the presidential race earlier this month, is currently in hot water for signing legislation that would limit production tax credits in his home state.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 8

Leave a Reply

8 Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

  1. Dyardian says:

    Hm.. Amazing brother..

  2. Splendid. One phony act endorses another. That about sums up the whole Republican schtick.

  3. Mark says:

    The ignorant endorses the ignorant. 2%? That’s a bit high…

  4. jsm1963 says:

    This could get him to 2%.

  5. Sal U. Lloyd says:

    Wait. He’s an “immigrant.”

  6. Jerry says:

    Oh, like that’s gonna help.

More TV News from Variety

Loading