- The Washington Times - Monday, November 19, 2018

Hollywood liberals are joining the call to #BoycottGeorgia over the state’s handling of Brian Kemp’s gubernatorial win against Democrat Stacey Abrams.

A growing list of left-wing producers and actors, including Alyssa Milano and Ron Perlman, are calling on the entertainment industry to suspend all TV and film productions in Georgia after Ms. Abrams finally acknowledged Friday that Mr. Kemp would be the next governor, though she refused to call his victory legitimate.

Ms. Abrams has accused Mr. Kemp of intentionally suppressing black voters when he served as Georgia’s secretary of state. She said that while she plans to file a federal lawsuit against Georgia for alleged “gross mismanagement” of the Nov. 6 election, she is calling on the entertainment industry to keep supporting the Hollywood of the South.

“I appreciate the calls to action, but I ask all of our entertainment industry friends to support #FairFightGA - but please do not #boycottgeorgia,” she tweeted Saturday. “The hard-working Georgians who serve on crews & make a living here are not to blame. I promise: We will fight - and we will win.”

Ms. Abrams also responded to “VEEP” executive producer Frank Rich, writing, “Thank you @frankrichny - but the Georgians who make a living & take care of their families through entertainment are not to blame for the gross mismanagement of our democracy here in Georgia. We will hold folks accountable. Please lift up #FairFightGA as the call to action.”

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