Deadline Hollywood reports:
Jane Fonda explored running for California’s governor in this year’s recall election, according to a report in the San Francisco Chronicle, but ultimately decided to support Gavin Newsom, who is trying to retain his seat in the September 14 election.
According to the report in the Chronicle, there were some discussions about putting up a progressive candidate on the ballot earlier this summer, with concerns over Newsom’s vulnerability. Fonda ultimately declined and did not file in the race — nor did any other well-known Democrat — and fully supports Newsom, according to the paper.
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Jane Fonda reportedly considered California election run to oust Gavin Newsom https://t.co/xgl4km1Lr9
— The Independent (@Independent) August 4, 2021