Generally speaking, superstar celebrities like to keep their political views somewhat on the quiet side. Particularly those who tend to lean to the right, who comparatively rarely say a single word that may spark controversy or lose them favor with the general public.
Democrats and those with liberal ideals more often speak out about what’s right and wrong – just a few examples including George Clooney, Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Matt Damon and so on. Nevertheless, it is comparatively rare to hear Republicans doing the same. If anything, they do as much as they can to steer clear of controversy, even if behind the scenes they pledge support and indeed large sums of cash to Republican candidates and campaigns.
But while a great many Republican celebrities keep their political views quiet, this doesn’t mean we don’t know exactly which side of the fence they stand on. So with this in mind, take a look at the following 19 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Republicans and see which come as a bigger surprise than others:
#1 Chuck Norris
First up, it’s not as if Chuck Norris was holding back a few years ago when he made a statement suggesting that President Obama would not exactly be a good choice for the United States. Not only is he openly republican, but he also stated that the Obama Administration would result in “one thousand years of darkness.” Rather on the dramatic side, whichever way you look at it.