Donald Trump has friends in high places from his decades of dealing with billionaires in real estate and business, but the political game isn’t just business – you have to win the public over.
That’s why when celebrities taken it upon themselves to support a candidate that cuts against the liberal Hollywood grain, we can’t help but smile.
Here are 30 celebs that have professed their support for The Donald, according to Buzzing Trend:
Bruce Willis: Actor
This action hero proclaimed his support on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon with more than just his words. Maybe he’s hinting around at a new movie idea?
Jessica Simpson: Singer
It doesn’t get much more American than Daisy Duke… and this hot singer/actress is as Republican as they come. Jessica also supported George Bush in 2004.
Sylvester Stallone: Actor
It’s more than just the American flag shorts or cammo gear… star of Rocky and Rambo is also a real-life Republican and donates his time and money to many conservative causes.
Chris Christie: Politician
New Jersey Republican Governor, Chris Christie has publicly announced his support of Donald Trump. According to TheSource.com, “Trump, the front runner for the party nomination, called Christie a great friend and great talent.”
FRAN DRESCHER: ACTRESS
The actress best known for her title role on the television show The Nanny, Fran has said, “I think he (Trump) is very funny, and I think he is actually saying a lot of things that other people don’t really have the guts to say and for that reason I applaud him.”
GARY BUSEY: ACTOR AND FORMER CONTESTANT ON “CELEBRITY APPRENTICE”
Busey and Trump worked together on Celebrity Apprentice when Busey was a contestant. Busey has stated that he believes Trump can change the country.
Disclaimer: Busey incurred a severe head injury during a motorcycle accident. In 2008, on an episode of Celebrity Rehab, Busey’s psychiatrist stated he believes the effects were far greater than originally thought and causing Busey to speak and act impulsively. Coincidence?
TED NUGENT: LEGENDARY ROCK-AND-ROLL STAR
Noted NRA member and aging rock star, Ted Nugent is no stranger to the conservative Republican scene. He’s just as outspoken as Trump on many issues, so it is no surprise they are on the same team here.
DANA WHITE: PRESIDENT OF ULTIMATE FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP
Why is the President of Ultimate Fighting Championship in Donald Trump’s camp? In an interview with TMZ Sports, Dana White said when Zuffa LLC purchased UFC, mixed martial arts was banned in most states, it wasn’t supported by most athletic associations and they couldn’t book into venues.
“Donald Trump was the first one to have us come out of the Trump Taj Mahal. Not only did we host the events there, he actually showed up and supported the events. You will never hear me say a negative thing about Donald Trump.”
LORETTA LYNN: AWARD-WINNING COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER
This 83 year old Coal Miner’s Daughter who has notoriously been touting the Republican line for years, has sided with Donald Trump, saying, “Trump has sold me – what more can I say? … When you’re advertising for the best, forget the rest! I just think he’s the only one who’s going to turn this country around.”
SARAH PALIN: FORMER ALASKA GOVERNOR, REALITY TV STAR
Sarah Palin, former Alaskan governor and Republican running mate in the last election has stated her support of Donald Trump – much to the joy of Saturday Night Live audiences.
ROBERT DAVI: ACTOR, SINGER, WRITER, AND DIRECTOR
Historically Republican and devout Catholic, this Goonies actor is sticking with Trump. He even went so far as to call him the John Wayne of politics. Actor, writer, singer, and director, Robert Davi also speaks at many Republican events and appears on political shows.
MIKE TYSON: FORMER WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING CHAMPION
Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Mike Tyson, not only has many similarities to Trump (like bankruptcy and an intimidating “in your face” kind of style) he also supports his run for president, stating that America should “try something new.”
CHARLIE SHEEN: AWARD-WINNING ACTOR AND TELEVISION STAR
Actor Charlie Sheen, who brings his own brand of controversy, has said he’d be Donald Trump’s vice president “in a heartbeat.”
MIKE DITKA: HALL OF FAME RETIRED FOOTBALL COACH AND TELEVISION SPORTS ANALYST
Self described “ultra-ultra-ultra conservative” football hall of famer, coach, and sports analyst once considered running against Obama for a seat on the Senate. Now, he’s staying on the sidelines, but cheering for Trump and the Republican Party during this election.
AISSA WAYNE: ACTRESS, AUTHOR & DAUGHTER OF JOHN WAYNE
If Donald Trump is the John Wayne of politics, then it seems right for John Wayne’s daughter, Aissa, to endorse him. Trump was extremely honored to have Aissa, author/actor on his side.
TOM BRADY: NFL QUARTERBACK AND FORMER SUPER BOWL MVP
Great friends, Trump and Brady have supported each other through each of their newsworthy controversies. Trump believes Brady was treated terribly during his Deflategate scandal, and Brady “supports all his friends in all they do.”
HULK HOGAN: FORMER WWE PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER & REALITY TV STAR
Step aside, Charlie Sheen, Hulk Hogan is already claiming dibs on running alongside Donald Trump as his VP. Also a reality TV star, Hogan himself considered running for president once. With his similarities to Trump, maybe the former professional wrestler would be a perfect match.
CARL ICAHN: BILLIONAIRE INVESTOR AND BUSINESSMAN
Protecting his business interests, this billionaire investor is taking full advantage of Donald Trump’s theories and presidential plans.
WAYNE NEWTON: SINGER, ENTERTAINER, ACTOR AND LONGTIME LAS VEGAS HEADLINER
Vegas headliner loves Donald Trump and thinks he would make a great president.
JESSE VENTURA: FORMER MINNESOTA GOVERNOR, FORMER WWE PROFESSIONAL WRESTLER & REALITY TV STAR
Another reality TV star/pro wrestler turned politician, former governor Ventura said, “I shocked my staff today. I came in and said, ‘You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I said I hope Trump wins.”
GENE SIMMONS: LEGENDARY ROCK-AND-ROLL BASS GUITARIST
Legendary KISS member, Gene Simmons believes Trump is his own man – speaking from his heart and not through speech writers. Not American-born, Simmons has expressed gratitude to the U.S. for rescuing his mother from a Nazi concentration camp in World War 2.
ANN COULTER: AUTHOR, COLUMNIST AND TELEVISION PERSONALITY
With her strong conservative views on gay marriage and immigration, Coulter supports Trump in this election and believes he’d be able to win – as a Republican or even a third party.
STEPHEN BALDWIN: ACTOR AND FORMER “CELEBRITY APPRENTICE” CONTESTANT
It seems the reality TV world is rushing to Trump’s side, as yet another Celebrity Apprentice contestant vouches for him. Known Christian conservative, Baldwin has also appeared in several other reality TV shows, like The Mole, Big Brother, and I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Outta Here!
WILLIE ROBERTSON: REALITY TV STAR OF “DUCK DYNASTY”
Willie Robertson is the star of TV’s Duck Dynasty… need we say more? He believes “Mr. Trump is a real leader.”
DENNIS RODMAN: RETIRED NBA BASKETBALL PLAYER & FORMER CELEBRITY APPRENTICE CONTESTANT
Yet another Celebrity Apprentice contestant in Trump’s corner, retired basketball player Dennis Rodman believes the country doesn’t need another politician – it needs a businessman.
LOU FERRIGNO: ACTOR AND FORMER BODY-BUILDER
The Incredible Hulk shared sentiments that Donald Trump cares about keeping the U.S. safe and wishes him well.
TILA TEQUILA: MODEL, SINGER AND REALITY TV STAR
Besides her Why I Sympathize With Hitler post on her personal blog, Tila Tequila has declared her admiration for Donald Trump by saying, “I actually started looking into things that he’s all about and I definitely think that he should definitely be our new president.”
TERRELL OWENS: RETIRED NFL WIDE RECEIVER AND REALITY TV STAR
Are ALL of Trump’s supporters former Celebrity Apprentice stars? Retired football player T.O., who also appeared on Trump’s Apprentice says to Trump, “you’re hired” because he believes the Donald won’t put up with any B.S.
OMAROSA MANIGAULT-STALLWORTH:REALITY TV STAR
Appearing on the original Apprentice with Donald Trump back in 2004, Omarosa became the “woman America loved to hate.” Recently, she’s been jumping to his defense on television news programs assuring the public that Trump does not have a “woman problem.”
ROBERT KIYOSAKI: BUSINESSMAN AND AUTHOR OF “RICH DAD, POOR DAD”
The author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad says his decision to support Donald Trump for U.S. President is clear and easy: He knows how to make money.
PHIL RUFFIN: BUSINESSMAN AND OWNER OF TREASURE ISLAND RESORT & CASINO IN LAS VEGAS
Ruffin, who owns Treasure Island Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, is behind Donald Trump for the same reasons many are not: He’s not a politician, not like other politicians, and is not as conservative as others.
WAYNE ALLYN ROOT: AUTHOR, SPEAKER, RADIO & TELEVISION SHOW HOST, SPORTS HANDICAPPER
Root, despite others not feeling Trump’s lack of conservativeness, has expressed that he himself has never been accused of a lack of conservativeness – and feels Trump is on the same page on every issue.
“That’s why I’m ‘all in’ for Donald Trump.”
ZOLTAN BATHORY: FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH GUITARIST AND MARTIAL ARTIST
Five Finger Death Punch guitarist Bathory took to Twitter to express that Donald Trump is ALREADY straightening out America by shooting straight himself.
HERSCHEL WALKER: FORMER HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER & RETIRED PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL PLAYER
Retired football player Walker is yet another supporter that believes a businessperson is what America needs.
DAN BILZERIAN : PROFESSIONAL POKER PLAYER, ACTOR & INTERNET SOCIAL MEDIA PERSONALITY
There’s no poker face necessary with this pro player, who simply supports Trump for three small reasons: “He’s pro-gun. Speaks his mind. He’s not politically correct.”