REUTERS: Republicans in Hollywood feel bullied

Famous Republican Actor Kelsey Grammer and wife Camille

Famous Republican Actor Kelsey Grammer and wife Camille

LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) – At a recent event for Republicans in Hollywood, an actress was asked whether she had ever worn her pro-Sarah Palin pin to an audition.

“You must be joking!” she said with a laugh, adding, “But I see Obama stuff all the time.”

It’s no secret that the entertainment industry is overwhelmingly liberal — political donations this presidential cycle from the movie, TV and music industries recently were running about 86% Democrat versus 14% Republican. But being outnumbered is one thing, but being bullied by your liberal co-workers into keeping your opinions to yourself is quite another.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2008/10/21/us-republicans-idUSTRE49K0FS20081021

  • Joanna Boese

    You know, I’m glad to see this. I really want to work in film and TV, but my parents think that I’d have to cave into others and change my views to get ahead. I really think that is not the case. I am very steadfast in my beliefs, but I think we should focus on our main job, which is to ENTERTAIN people. It’s sad people put too much emphasis on what’s supposed to divide us, not bring us together.