Seven Celebrities Who Keep Their Politics Under Wraps
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Hugh Jackman. Jackman actually performed at a fundraiser for Hillary Clinton a few weeks before the 2016 presidential election. However, the Australian-born actor doesn’t like commenting publicly or preaching to his audience.
At a recent fundraiser called “A National Night of Laughter and Song,” which was hosted by the David Lynch Foundation and raised money to help teach transcendental meditation to youth and veterans, Jackman dodged political questions from The Hill’s “In the Know.”
“There’s a lot,” he said when asked about whether he has feelings about the current political climate in America. “But I’m also aware — as an Aussie who actually doesn’t vote — I’d find it hard if I was in Australia and I had American actors coming down talking about my political system.”