Dancing, ice cream — may you ask for something extra?

Kerry Washington stumped for Biden and Harris earlier than Election Day (as you may see on this photograph) — so it is no shock that she informed Folks about her household celebrating when the election was formally known as.

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“I used to be hanging out with my household, and it was truly raining right here,” she defined. “My children and I, [as soon as we heard the news], we went out and danced within the rain. We had been splashing round in puddles and simply having fun with it.”

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“We informed them they may have ice cream. They had been like, ‘We get ice cream!’ And I used to be like, ‘And likewise democracy!'”

Washington additionally talked to Folks about why she believes it is vital for her to talk her thoughts politically.

“…It is not a lot that I need to use my superstar to inform individuals what to do,” she stated. “It is extra simply that as Individuals, we stay in a democracy that wants all of us to contribute and to make use of our voices.”

“…I am not utilizing social media to say, ‘I am Kerry Washington, take heed to me.’ I am extra saying, ‘I need you all to know that your voices are as vital as mine. For this democracy to work, we’d like all of us to indicate up and to contribute.'”

That is actual.

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