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Shailene Woodley is Not Going to 'Rule Out' a Future Run for Congress

Shailene Woodley is Not Going to 'Rule Out' a Future Run for Congress

Shailene Woodley is an outspoken environmental activist and opponent of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and she would definitely consider delving into politics in the future to amplify her message further.

“There was a point last year when I was working for Bernie Sanders where I thought, ‘Huh, maybe I’ll run for Congress in a couple years,’” the 25-year-old Big Little Lies actress revealed to the New York Times. “And you know what? I’m not going to rule it out. Who knows? Life is big, and I’m young.”

She also revealed that she now identifies as a feminist, though she didn’t earlier in her career.

Tell JJJ: What do you think? Should Shailene run for office?

Zendaya & Lauren Jauregui React to Donald Trump's Controversial CNN Tweet

Zendaya & Lauren Jauregui React to Donald Trump's Controversial CNN Tweet

Both Zendaya and Fifth Harmony‘s Lauren Jauregui are young women who speak up for what they believe in and we love them for it.

That’s why it’s no surprise that the two of them took to Twitter in response to President Donald Trump‘s tweet yesterday that seemingly incited violence against journalists.

He posted a video of an altered wrestling match in which he is knocking out someone with the CNN‘s logo on their head.

And it’s upsetting a lot of people.

Both Lauren and Zendaya were shocked by the tweet.

“I just want you all to remember… this is a tweet from the ‘president,’” Z tweeted. “Like no one hacked it, it’s not a parody account…that’s really him…that sh*t is just embarrassing.”

“How the f-k are you a president,” Lauren wrote in a direct reply.

See their reactions below.

Lauren Jauregui Likes to Meditate With Crystals

Lauren Jauregui Likes to Meditate With Crystals

It’s no secret that Lauren Jauregui is very politically-minded.

The 20-year-old Fifth Harmony is very open about her political views, something she could see making its way into her music one day.

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“It’s a lot of who I am and what I want to talk about. I’m sure that there will be allusions to all sorts of stuff going on right now once I sit down and start creating the body of work that I want to put out,” Lauren told Teen Vogue. “For now, I’m very focused on Fifth Harmony. We’re making an album right now. We’re chilling. We’re so happy and we’re moving forward. I’m really excited for this chapter for us to be able to close that and do us.”

Lauren often talks to the other 5H ladies about what’s going on in Washington.

“I tell them everything. I’m like, ‘Guys, Trump just signed another executive order. We need to know what’s going on.’ They’re also super-aware and they also are super-passionate about this stuff, too, in their own way,” Lauren said.

But what does she do to wind down and not get overwhelmed by everything?

“I try to be as mindful as possible and focus on love,” she said. “I feel much calmer if I meditate for an hour and surround myself with my crystals, and I just sit there for a second and cry if I have to. That makes me feel better.”

In case you missed it, check out these 10 times that Lauren inspired fans to speak out!

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Lauren Jauregui Speaks Out About Betsy DeVos' Confirmation as Education Secretary

Lauren Jauregui Speaks Out About Betsy DeVos' Confirmation as Education Secretary

Lauren Jauregui is fired up about the latest news out of Washington.

The 20-year-old Fifth Harmony singer took to social media after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the next Secretary of Education for the United States, following a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence.

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“Particularly hits a nerve cause A. Education is the most important foundation for a nation and I’m very passionate about it 2. My mom is a public school teacher and this could gravely affect her. Call your senators please. #STOPDevos,” Lauren wrote on Instagram.

She also tweeted, “The administration just let us all know they don’t care about our children’s future. We are crumbling so fast, it’s frightening. More tears.”

“Just disgusting. F-ck Pence, [Steve] Bannon, [Donald] Trump and all their Republican lap dogs. All of you are on the wrong side of history,” she added.

Lauren Jauregui Calls Out Vice President Mike Pence For Conversion Therapy Beliefs

Lauren Jauregui Calls Out Vice President Mike Pence For Conversion Therapy Beliefs

Lauren Jauregui opens up about why she’s so against the current White House administration.

The 20-year-old Fifth Harmony member explains how Donald Trump‘s words and actions have affected her personally.

“Well, I am a woman. One of [Trump's] first executive orders was to take away our rights to our bodies,” Lauren told MTV. “I am also a bisexual. His vice-president [Mike Pence] believes in conversion therapy. I am also of immigrant descent. My grandparents and my mom came from Cuba back in the ’60s because they were fleeing from communism and Castro. I wouldn’t be here otherwise. I don’t understand what’s going on right now – it just doesn’t make any sense.”

(In case you don’t know, conversion therapy is psychological treatment and/or counseling designed to change a person’s sexual orientation from homosexual or bisexual to heterosexual.)

Lauren also said, “Whoever is reading this, make sure that when you agree with everything that’s being said and when you feel passionate about your future, you take it into your hands. You do something.”

MORE LAUREN: Lauren Jauregui Pens Powerful Letter to Donald Trump About Muslim Ban

Lauren Jauregui Pens Powerful Open Letter to Donald Trump About the Muslim Ban

Lauren Jauregui Pens Powerful Open Letter to Donald Trump About the Muslim Ban

Lauren Jauregui continues to use her voice to speak out against Donald Trump.

The 20-year-old Fifth Harmony member just penned a new letter to the President, this time to oppose the controversial Muslim Ban he signed into order last week.

“Raise your hand if you are an immigrant, or the sons and daughters of immigrant parents, or the grandchildren of immigrants, or the great-grandchildren, or great-great-grandchildren?” Lauren started off the letter (via People). “Wait…are everyone’s hands up—including yours, Mr. Trump—except for the Indigenous people of the Americas?! Because they should be.”

She continued, “This country was built and continues to survive off the backs of immigrants and refugees. The term refugee in itself is such a significant word. These people are not terrorists: Many are escaping wars that we created in their lands. To tell another human being that the disastrous tortures of war are not important and to then go even a step further and insult their plight for freedom by labeling them ‘terrorists’ is just disrespectful to humanity. The only terrorism that both history and I have experienced has been at the hands of powerful White men who are willing to systematically kill and conquer without an ounce of empathy for anything but their pockets.”

“We have to realize how important this time is,” Lauren added. “My young people who understand and did not choose this for their future, the older generation who blindly chose to take this comfortable future we all envisioned away: We have never known war, we have never known the pain of discomfort, we have been privileged and promised into our moral oblivion.”

WHAT DO YOU THINK of Lauren’s latest open letter to Donald Trump?

In case you don’t remember, Lauren came out as bisexual late last year in another powerful letter to Trump.

'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Writes Poignant Message About American Dreams

'Black-ish' Star Yara Shahidi Writes Poignant Message About American Dreams

Yara Shahidi has high hopes for our country.

The 16-year-old Black-ish star took to Instagram to write a really powerful message about what she wants the term “American” to become.

“American. My dream of dreams, my goal, my motivation, is that the term ‘American’ will one day truly be inclusive of the many people that live in its 50 states,” Yara wrote. “The creation of safe space is essential to allowing all people to embrace who they are without the fear of discrimination or suppression. Our many identities (whether it be ethnic, gender, religious, sexual, etc) should be celebrated and protected. The suppression of any person is the suppression of all people.”

She continued, “We all deserve clean water, equal pay, the right to love and legally love who we want, to feel protected by the law, and so much more. To live freely is what was promised and what we work to attain. Through our action, solidarity, and perseverance, we will define American. #NoDAPL #VoteForLove #FlintWaterCrisis #VoteforEquality #genderparity”

In case you missed it, Yara is on the latest cover of Teen Vogue with BFF Rowan Blanchard!

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