Hollywood celebrities -including Amy Schumer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, and Jane Fonda- plan to hold a last-minute telethon Monday evening to motivate young Americans to get out and elect Democrats during next week’s pivotal midterm election.
According to Reuters, the two-hour long ‘Telethon for America’ will begin at 9pm on Youtube, Comedy Central, and Facebook Live and feature over 50 comedians and Hollywood actors.
“This telethon, unlike traditional ones, will not ask for money. Instead, viewers will be urged to call in to a celebrity phone bank and pledge to vote in the next day’s election,” adds Reuters.
“Many Hollywood celebrities have urged their fans to support Democrats in federal and state races to fight President Donald Trump’s agenda and increase oversight of his administration,” adds the website.
Read the full report here.