PHILADELPHIA – Actor Will Smith teased the idea of running for political office one day during an interview on ‘Pod Save America’.
In the episode released on Monday, Smith joined hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan Pfeiffer and Tommy Vietor to promote his new Netflix documentary series “Amend: The Fight for America,” but he also discussed his personal interest in it. Politics.
The podcast is hosted by a group of former aides to former President Barack Obama.
The 52-year-old actor stressed that he “absolutely” has an opinion on activism, systemic racism and ideas for the future of the country. When asked if he would ever consider running for political office himself, the actor was not afraid to voice his intentions.
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“I will definitely do my part, whether it’s to stay artistic or to venture into the political arena at some point,” Smith said.
As to the timing, he wasn’t sure, saying, “For now, let this office clean up a bit. I will think about it at some point. “
Smith for now is focusing on his latest project, “Amend: The Fight for America”.
The six-part documentary series creates an in-depth conversation about the struggle for equal rights in the United States through the lens of the 14th Amendment. Smith explained that this amendment is the most frequently cited in US law. He argues that no state can “deprive anyone of life, liberty or property without due process of law; nor refuse to anyone …
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