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Rihanna Endorses Florida Gubernatorial Candidate Andrew Gillum

RiRi also learned, to her horror, that "Don't Stop The Music" is being played at Trump rallies. She insists that won't be happening for much longer.

by Alex Robert Ross
Nov 5 2018, 2:56pm

L: Photo by Mark Ganzon/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty
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The end of the midterm elections is in sight. If you are registered to vote, then please, for the love of God, do so. You can find your closest polling place and its opening hours for tomorrow at Vote.org. And if you don't want to listen to an idiot blogger, that's fine. Listen to Rihanna instead. She yesterday endorsed Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum, a man who single-handedly dragged his state up in Noisey's power rankings the other week, and implored her fans to vote in favor of Amendment 4, which would restore voting rights to felons. Look:

Gillum has already been endorsed by Sean "Diddy" Combs, Rick Ross, DJ Khaled, and Common. He even appeared, in cartoon form, in Childish Gambino's "Feels Like Summer" video. Our colleagues at Vice News wrote a handy guide to Gillum's platform, and you can read it here.

Hours after that post, Rihanna learned via Washington Post reporter Philip Rucker that "Don't Stop The Music" was blaring out at Trump rallies. Her response was swift:

This has been a post in praise of Rihanna, who knows exactly how and when to use the word "tragic."

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This article originally appeared on Noisey US.