Hollywood and American politics, it’s a great story. Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Donald Trump are just a few examples of celebrities who have held political office. In the upcoming US presidential election, incumbent President Joe Biden will be 84 years old. Speculation about his succession has been high since his election victory.
A Piplsay survey of more than 30,000 Americans showed that 46 percent of Americans would like to see The Rock as President of the United States (USA). In fact, 58% thought a joint nomination from The Rock (President) and Matthew McConaughey (Governor of Texas) would be a good idea.
Angelina Jolie leads the women’s world rankings. 30 percent of Americans would welcome her as president. Oprah Winfrey followed, at 27 percent.
According to a recent The Economist poll, the incumbent president has lost his popularity. For example, he is expected to fight for the unification of the Americas (Democratic / Republican). Dwight D. Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter, and more recently Barack Obama have been successful to some extent, with support for 68, 66 and 68 percent, respectively, as opposed to just 57 percent for Biden. Trump can count on the least support during his tenure (45 percent).
In short, this is all speculation. Of course, the most important thing is the ability of Hollywood stars to legitimately engage in politics. 63 percent of Americans believe that Hollywood stars would be good politicians “if they had political capabilities” or “if they had a good team around them.” 25% believe the opposite.
Nice detail: Young people are less like movie stars than politicians. Only 30 percent of Generation Z (1997-2010) thought movie stars would be good politicians. This percentage increases to 35% in Generation Y (1984-1996).