Scarlett Johansson Begs Women to Vote Like Their Lives Depend on It (VIDEO)

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scarlett johansson obama adScarlett Johansson is no stranger to national politics. A vocal supporter of President Obama, the actress has been increasingly outspoken on the issues of the day, lending her voice to a PSA on the GOP's proposed defunding of Planned Parenthood, speaking at the Democratic National Convention and asking young people to vote, and most recently, appearing in's latest election ad -- targeted at women. ScarJo appears alongside fellow actresses Eva Longoria and Kerry Washington to implore women to consider what's at stake in this election. It's a must-watch.

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Whether you agree with this ad or not, it's easy to blow off loudmouth celebrities who seem to be reaching beyond their area of expertise by getting involved in political debate. But these actresses are clearly NOT Lindsay Lohan, Honey Boo Boo, or even Stacey Dash. In fact, these women are not just actresses. They're activists, who each have a personal track record of putting their actions and their money where their mouths are. And for that reason, they deserve this platform to express their convictions about what we're voting for and against come November 6.

At the RNC, Clint Eastwood spoke to an empty chair. In this ad, ScarJo, Eva Longoria, and Kerry Washington are speaking to American women and asking that we think not only about ourselves, but our mothers' and daughters', sisters' and wives' rights that a Romney-Ryan White House would obliterate. They mean business. And so should we.

What are your thoughts on this ad?

Image via KarinMoveOn/YouTube

celebrity, 2012 election, abortion, women's issues, planned parenthood, barack obama, mitt romney


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nonmember avatar Brittany

Sure Scarlett Jo, I'll be voting! But I'm sure you'd rather I not. Romney-Ryan ticket has my vote!


I sure will be voting like my life depends upon it Miss Scarlet. No need to worry about that. If Obama wins, we'll most likely lose our family plywood business. So yes, my life and my family's life IS on the line.

Saerise Saerise

I am, Scarlett, Eva, and Kerry. I've been unemployed for 2 years, my husband was for 10 months. Our house was two weeks away from auction. We've nearly lost everything. So yes, I am voting like my life depends on it. I'm voting for Mitt Romney. 

Melis... Melissa1508

I certainly don't need Scarlett, or any other celebrity, to tell me how to vote.  Their opinion means zilch to me.  I can look around and see the effects of our current situation. 

nonmember avatar Monica

Oh Scarlett, Eva and Kerry(?) Anyway you look so pretty in the video. Awwwhhh. Yeah, uh, like my vote is so gonna count and like I'm so happy to be like . . . voting for all of the millions of murdered Americans in this country in the name of "Abortion". You see precious, they never had a chance to even vote to save their own life! So, I would never vote in anyone who permit that. You look so pretty talking . . .

Deann... Deanna2872

I think many of us will be voting as if our lives depend on it, because for many, their livelihoods, homes, and personal liberties DO depend on it. I won't be voting with the popular kids this year who think the most important issues are the ones that Romney/Ryan wouldn't even have the power to change anyways. Those people are typically elitists, and don't worry about real issues that affect everyday Americans being able to remain employed and pay their bills, keep the know, little things, like feeding their children. They don't worry about it, because they don't have to. Its easy to say gas, energy, food, and home prices are reasonable when you've got money.

No, this year I'll be voting for our economy-

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