Rosario Dawson is feeling the Bern.
“I got to vote for Bernie again and I did,” Dawson, who also supported the Vermont senator in 2016, wrote on Instagram. “Whoever it is that you’re supporting I hope that you are doing it consciously, with heart and with a ballot.”
Dawson likely voted well before Booker’s pro-Biden endorsement, but her Instagram post unmistakably came less than 12 hours after her boyfriend’s official announcement.
Booker dropped out of the Democratic race in January. In his endorsement of Biden on Monday, Booker tweeted: “Joe Biden won’t only win – he’ll show there’s more that unites us than divides us.”
Despite voting for Sanders, Dawson echoed Booker’s sentiments educating voters on the importance of putting action behind the words.
“Whoever it is that you’re supporting I hope that you are doing it consciously, with heart and with a ballot,” Dawson continued. “Talking about things helps but actions speak louder than words.”
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Not Me Us I got to vote for Bernie again and I did. Whoever it is that you’re supporting I hope that you are doing it consciously, with heart and with a ballot. Talking about things helps but actions speak louder than words. To all of you on the sidelines, we need you. Please register and vote. Make this election one for the history books. Turn out needs to be historic to drive home the message that we stand for something bigger and better than what we have now. That we truly stand for each other. Earthizen Humanity First! Please-No more bullying. No more mocking. No more trolling. We can be better than that so why not be? Let our decency, honesty and humanity ring loud and true. It’s much more constructive, believe me. March to the polls and let’s make sure folks are registered and able to vote by any means necessary. PS: Upset about our primary/electoral system? Elections and much else (equity much?) aren’t fair. Voter suppression efforts like redistricting, gerrymandering and voter purging (among many other issues) have long since made that clear. That’s why voting is only one of many ways we can transform our system for the better (fill out your census!). So please stay in the game, no matter what, and continue the fight our ancestors fought with fewer means and resources, not just so that we could bicker on social media, but so that we could continue to improve conditions for each other and make the path that much better, healthier and clearer for the generations to come. Blessings to you all. #NotMeUs
The duo made headlines after news broke that the two were dating while Booker was blazing the campaign trail.
“She is an incredible girlfriend,” Booker said during a town hall for CNN in March 2019. “I’m very lucky to be in a relationship with someone who is just so incredibly special, but more importantly has taught me so much in a very short period of time.”
Dawson, who co-founded Voto Latino, a group that encourages Hispanic voting and political involvement, called Booker a “wonderful human being,” before endorsing him back in September 2019.