Hollywood's Political Donations for Democrats Strong Even Before Taylor Swift's Plea
Taylor SwiftShe's Talking Politics ...These Celebs Ante Up for Candidates
10/11/2018 1:00 AM PT
Taylor Swift certainly talked a big game by endorsing 2 candidates in Tennessee, but a bunch of other celebs are doing more than talking -- they're paying to support their fave Democrats.
We did some digging into 2018 Federal Election Commission filings to find out which A-listers are donating, and how much they're throwing down heading into the midterms. Out of the group we found, Eva Longoria actually donated the most -- a little more than $40k just since the spring.
Most of her cash is supporting Missouri incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill. Here are the other big spenders:
-- Susan Sarandon ... $29,574 to Democratic PACs supporting NY, WV, HI and TX candidates