Kerry Washington, Mark Ruffalo, Other Celebrities Join Campaign to Stop Donald Trump

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PHILADELPHIA — Celebrity supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have joined the MoveOn.org political action campaign to defeat Donald Trump.

Called #UnitedAgainstHate, the campaign includes backers of Sanders such as Mark Ruffalo and Adam McKay, and Clinton supporters like Shonda Rhimes, Kerry Washington, and Ryan Murphy. In signing on, the entertainment figures have pledged to use their “platforms to bring attention to the dangers of a Trump presidency, and to the real and present threats of his candidacy.”

Other entertainment figures who are part of the campaign include Bryan Cranston, Neil Patrick Harris, Macklemore, Russell Simmons, Michael Mann and Julianne Moore. Also on the list: Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter of Trump’s “The Art of the Deal.”

“Some of us come from the groups Trump has attacked. Some of us don’t. But as history has shown, it’s often only a matter of time before the ‘other’ becomes me,” the celebrities said in an open letter.