About 500 supporters showed up for the event, which was held at Neuehouse, a newly opened, invite-only workspace for creative types. It marks one of the first campaign stops ahead of California's June 7 primary, since candidates mostly just come to the state to raise money. The vibe, at first, seemed pretty casual: Security was light, Taylor Swift and Katy Perry songs played, babies and dogs crawled on the concrete floor.
The actress, who currently stars on NBC's sitcom "Superstore," peppered her speech with lots of millennial-speak: She said Hillary Clinton is the type of woman she'd like to "share a bottle of wine with." Someone she wants to "Netflix and chill" with. Someone who she imagines could be her BFF. Someone she "really, really hearts."
“I think it’s pretty awesome that Hillary Clinton is a woman,” said Ferrera, 31. “However, if you could show me a purple-faced, three-eyed monster martian [who had Clinton’s beliefs]… then I would be out there campaigning for that martian.” Ferrera also campaigned for Clinton in 2008.
Perhaps not surprisingly, Chelsea Clinton was a bit more demure. Though she noted that she has come to respect her mother's views even more since she became one herself, she stuck to talking points highlighting Clinton's accomplishments. She emphasized the importance of the Supreme Court and how she doesn't believe we live in a single-issue country. And when the discussion opened up for audience questions, she fielded the majority of the answers about college sexual assault, campaign finance reform and gun violence.
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But Dunham in particular has thrown her weight behind Clinton, publishing an interview with the candidate in her newsletter, Lenny, and traveling to four different states to talk to voters before the primaries.
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