Are Hillary Clinton & Snoop Dogg Friends? Her Twitter Follow Has Opened Up A Whole New World
After weeks of near radio silence ever since The Day That Must Not Be Named, Hillary Clinton started following Snoop Dogg on Twitter. I don't know about you, but I promptly lost my mind, and I need more information. Up until this point, most of what we've been hearing from the presidential candidate is messages to her followers thanking us for our support, which were still pretty tough for me to read. But the idea of Clinton moving past that stage, tromping through the Chappaqua woods and finally following who the hell she wants on Twitter is a delight. In fact, it's making me feel a lot better in a dark time. As would a Hillary Clinton-Snoop Dogg friendship, so is that a thing? I would love for that to be a thing.
Unfortunately, it looks like it isn't quite at BFF status — at least not yet — but the potential is certainly there. Beyond the fact that Clinton followed Snoop Dogg on Twitter, which is the first step in a beautiful journey that could end in sharing a bottle of wine and discussing the latest Westworld episode, Snoop Dogg has always been a vocal fan of Clinton. And not only as a politician, but as a person.
As far back as May 2015, Snoop Dogg was endorsing Clinton on Watch What Happens Live , telling host Andy Cohen:
You know I like to be politically correct, but sometimes I’m politically incorrect. But I’ll say that I would love to see a woman in office because I feel like we’re at that stage in life to where we need a perspective other than the male’s train of thought. And just to have a woman speaking from a global perspective as far as representing America, I’d love to see that. So I’ll be voting Ms. Clinton.
The rapper was even more effusive when he performed at the Democratic National Convention in July 2016 — where the two easily could have met, by the way — saying Clinton could become "the first boss lady," and hyping up the crowd with statements reportedly like, "if you’re ready to make Hillary Clinton our next president, make some motherf*cking noise." He also dedicated two songs to her. When he performed "Beautiful," he reportedly ad-libbed, "Hillary, you’re my favorite girl," and, during a cover of "Stand By Me," he allegedly shared, "We are going to stand by you, Hillary."
It's a sentiment Clinton needs more than ever now, so I would love if this friendship blossomed into a reality. And I'll be watching my Twitter feed every day for the slightest scrap of proof that it is.