The 2013 U.S. Government Shutdown: What Celebs are Saying
When the government shuts down, celebrities speak up.
On Monday evening, the United States Government officially shut down because of Congress’ inability to pass government spending bills. Republicans and Democrats have yet to develop a compromise and until then, the U.S. Government will remain inoperative.
Regardless of party affiliations, celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their opinions on this matter. Read what they have to say:
Wonder if folks will still take the repubs serious… #governmentshutdown … Smh.
— Estelle (@EstelleDarlings) October 1, 2013
I hope everyone’s 100% clear on the difference between a government shutdown and “The Purge” — B.J. Novak (@bjnovak) October 1, 2013
This govt shutdown is a sad and shameful mess. — solange knowles (@solangeknowles) October 1, 2013
— T.I. (@Tip) October 1, 2013
— John Legend (@johnlegend) October 1, 2013
Hollywood sure has some (VERY strongly) opinionated individuals! To read more about the US Government Shutdown, check out CNN”s “Government Shutdown: Get Up to Speed in 20 Questions.”