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Mayoral Campaign Karen Bass Gains Support from Culture and Entertainment Leaders

Karen Bass (offered photo)

Karen Bass for Mayoral Campaign is Adam Rodriguez, Alfre Woodard, Aloe Black, Alyssa Milano, America Ferrera, Angela Gibbs, Ava DuVernay, Cedric The Entertainer, Chelsea Handler, Chris Silverman , Colman Domingo, Connie Britton, Cristela Alonso, Derek Fisher, Don & Brigid Coulter Cheadle, D Smoke, Dule Hill, Eric Ortner, Gil Robertson IV, Issa Rae, Jane Fonda, JJ Abrams & Katie McGrath, John Legend, Kal Penn, Ken Jeong, Kerry Washington, Kim Whitley, Lil Rell Howery, Magic & Cookie Johnson, Marla Gibbs, Norman Lear, Piper Perabo, Robin Sheede, Rosario Dawson, Samuel L. and Latania Jackson, Stan Lathan, Steve McIver, Tracey Ellisroth and Yvette Nicole Brown. More names will be released soon.

“My friends in the entertainment industry are impacting our cities, from public safety and housing crises to mental health, women’s rights, education, and helping underserved communities across Los Angeles. Karen Bass: “When a diverse group of cultural leaders come together to influence change, progress on important issues We know it can be done, and we appreciate all of their support as we continue to build momentum into the election and work together to make Los Angeles a better place for all.”

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Bass is a proud daughter of Los Angeles, with family ties in the entertainment industry dating back to the early 1930s when her grandmother worked as an entertainer and teacher at MGM Studios. Her two of her brothers now own companies related to the entertainment industry.

Rosario Dawson said, “Karen shares our democratic values, is dedicated to choice, and has the experience and track record of tackling difficult and complex issues that affect our city. “I’ve seen her work firsthand, and I know how much she cares about Los Angeles. That’s why so many in the entertainment community recognize this and put her in the spotlight.” It was inspiring to see them endorse.”

As Speaker of Congress, Karen led the fight to pass a film and television tax credit, which she continues to endorse as mayor. Endorsed by the International Alliance for Home and Allied Crafts (IATSE). Learn more about Karen’s plans to support LA’s entertainment industry at

Democratic Rep. Karen Bass is building coalitions in all Los Angeles districts. She is the only Democratic candidate for mayor of Los Angeles. Since winning her primary, she has earned her 75-plus endorsements from community leaders, unions, and elected officials, including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. For a full list of endorsements, please visit