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Kerry Washington teases Scandal movie to remind fans about National Voter Registration Day

Kerry Washington has teased Scandal diehards in an effort to spread awareness for National Voter Registration Day.

The 43-year-old actress led several celebrities who took to Instagram to remind their fans to make sure they are ready to vote in the election in November.

Kerry slyly posted a video of her character on the former ABC drama, Olivia Pope, passionately kissing Tony Goldwyn’s character Fitzgerald Grant.

 

‘Link in bio’: Kerry Washington has teased Scandal diehards on Instagram in an effort to spread awareness for National Voter Registration Day

Simply stunning: The 43-year-old actress is seen at the Emmys in September 2019

Simply stunning: The 43-year-old actress is seen at the Emmys in September 2019

She captioned it: ‘SCANDAL THE MOVIE. Link in bio for more info….’ 

However when the link is clicked it leads to the When We All Vote site where voters can register to vote.

On the site there is a photo of Kerry with the accompanying caption: ‘From your local school board to the Senate, it’s important to vote in every election. Thanks for taking the first step. Take just a few minutes and complete the form below to get started and to make sure your voice is heard!’

Deception: However when the link is clicked it leads to the When We All Vote site where voters can register to vote

Deception: However when the link is clicked it leads to the When We All Vote site where voters can register to vote

Trickery: Gwyneth Paltrow seemed to be fooled as she commented on Kerry's Instagram post writing: 'This better not be a joke'

Trickery: Gwyneth Paltrow seemed to be fooled as she commented on Kerry’s Instagram post writing: ‘This better not be a joke’

 Gwyneth Paltrow seemed to be fooled as she commented on Kerry’s Instagram post writing: ‘This better not be a joke.’

Kerry Washington starred in all seven seasons of the Shonda Rhimes created show from 2012 to 2018. 

National Voter Registration day is a nonpartisan civic holiday celebrated on the fourth Tuesday of every September.

'This years election to me is the most important of my lifetime': Kerry was not the only A-lister who took to her social media to urge followers to vote as several flooded social media feeds including Hailey Bieber

‘This years election to me is the most important of my lifetime’: Kerry was not the only A-lister who took to her social media to urge followers to vote as several flooded social media feeds including Hailey Bieber

Power to the people: Kendall Jenner also did her part as she went on Instagram Live to hold a discussion with former US President Barack Obama's speechwriter Jon Favreau

Power to the people: Kendall Jenner also did her part as she went on Instagram Live to hold a discussion with former US President Barack Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau

Getting the word out: The two talked about the importance of voting as they campaigned for Vote Save America

Getting the word out: The two talked about the importance of voting as they campaigned for Vote Save America

'THE REAL POWER IS IN YOUR HANDS': Sofia Richie rocked a 'vote' shirt

‘THE REAL POWER IS IN YOUR HANDS’: Sofia Richie rocked a ‘vote’ shirt

'COMIN TO U FROM ACROSS THE POND WHERE ITS NIGHT TIME': Camila Cabello may not have been in America but she made sure to encourage fans to vote

‘COMIN TO U FROM ACROSS THE POND WHERE ITS NIGHT TIME’: Camila Cabello may not have been in America but she made sure to encourage fans to vote

As every year millions of Americans find themselves unable to vote due to deadlines missed, un-updated registration, and aren’t able to register the aim is to make sure that everyone has the opportunity to vote. 

Kerry was not the only A-lister who took to her social media to urge followers to vote as several flooded social media feeds including Hailey Bieber. 

The 23-year-old model shared a selfie while wearing a facemask with ‘vote’ all over it.

She captioned it: ‘Hi! Today is National Voter Registration Day! This years election to me is the most important of my lifetime, and I hope you feel the same. So PLEASE register, or check your registration and make a plan to VOTE! To register to vote click the link in my bio’ 

'No pressure'L:Ryan Reynolds filmed a selfie video as he hilariously compared National Voting Day to Christmas Day

‘No pressure’L:Ryan Reynolds filmed a selfie video as he hilariously compared National Voting Day to Christmas Day

'You have a voice': Halle Berry also took to social media to promote voting as she shared two snaps of herself wearing leggings with 'I am a voter' written on the top

‘You have a voice’: Halle Berry also took to social media to promote voting as she shared two snaps of herself wearing leggings with ‘I am a voter’ written on the top

'A non-partisan movement that aims to create a cultural shift around voting and civic engagement': She promoted the collaboration between organization I Am A Voter and digital health and wellness community, Respin, for the limited edition leggings

‘A non-partisan movement that aims to create a cultural shift around voting and civic engagement’: She promoted the collaboration between organization I Am A Voter and digital health and wellness community, Respin, for the limited edition leggings

Kendall Jenner also did her part as she went on Instagram Live to hold a discussion with former US President Barack Obama’s speechwriter Jon Favreau.

The two talked about the importance of voting as they campaigned for Vote Save America.

Ryan Reynolds  filmed a selfie video as he hilariously compared National Voting Day to Christmas Day. 

'It truly felt like I had just been part of history': Lily Collins shared a snap of herself working for Nickelodeon during the 2008 election

‘It truly felt like I had just been part of history’: Lily Collins shared a snap of herself working for Nickelodeon during the 2008 election

Family first: Kate Hudson shared a selfie with daughter Rani Rose with the caption 'Gonna make sure this firecracker of a young lady has her rights protected'

Family first: Kate Hudson shared a selfie with daughter Rani Rose with the caption ‘Gonna make sure this firecracker of a young lady has her rights protected’

'TODAY IS THE DAY': Demi Moore also joined in on the star parade urging fans to vote

‘TODAY IS THE DAY’: Demi Moore also joined in on the star parade urging fans to vote

'I'm registered. Are you??': Mindy Kaling shared a selfie while wearing a 'votes for women' shirt

‘I’m registered. Are you??’: Mindy Kaling shared a selfie while wearing a ‘votes for women’ shirt 

He captioned it: ‘Today’s #NationalVoterRegistrationDay – There are lots of quick and easy resources to help get you registered, like @votedotorg, @whenweallvote, @votesaveamerica or @rockthevote just to name a few.’ 

 Halle Berry also took to social media to promote voting as she shared two snaps of herself wearing leggings with ‘I am a voter’ written on the top.

She promoted the collaboration between organization I Am A Voter and digital health and wellness community, Respin, for the limited edition leggings in the caption which began: ‘You have a voice.  

'Get out the vote': Salma Hayek teamed up with Voto Latino to spread awareness

‘Get out the vote’: Salma Hayek teamed up with Voto Latino to spread awareness

Powerful: Eva Longoria promoted her upcoming interview with political strategist and commentator Ana Navarro

Powerful: Eva Longoria promoted her upcoming interview with political strategist and commentator Ana Navarro

'It's up to all of us, young and old to join together to be RUTHless in our efforts': Jamie Lee Curtis shared a throwback photo as she urged fans to unite

‘It’s up to all of us, young and old to join together to be RUTHless in our efforts’: Jamie Lee Curtis shared a throwback photo as she urged fans to unite 

Clever girl: Laura Dern shared a photo of herself with Jurassic Park co-stars Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum was they all wore facemasks and shirts which said 'vote' on them

Clever girl: Laura Dern shared a photo of herself with Jurassic Park co-stars Sam Neill and Jeff Goldblum was they all wore facemasks and shirts which said ‘vote’ on them

Helping hand: Kesha urged her fans - who are referred to as Animals - to register to vote

Helping hand: Kesha urged her fans – who are referred to as Animals – to register to vote

‘This #NationalVoterRegistrationDay is your opportunity to create the community you want for yourself and those you love. If you have not already registered, please do so today!⁣

‘@respin has teamed up with @iamavoter on a limited edition pair of leggings – a portion of proceeds will go directly to #IAmAVoter, a non-partisan movement that aims to create a cultural shift around voting and civic engagement. #LINKINBI.’

Eva Longoria, Mindy Kaling, Demi Moore,  Jamie Lee Curtis, Laura Dern, and several other stars also took to their social media to promote National Voter Registration day in hopes their legions of fans will be ready to hit the polls in November.

Sending a message: Michelle Pfeiffer also posted a message

Sending a message: Michelle Pfeiffer also posted a message

Sweet: Jenna Dewan shared a sweet snap of her six-month-old son Callum

Sweet: Jenna Dewan shared a sweet snap of her six-month-old son Callum

Film break: Ryan Reynolds took advantage of a break on a film set to encourage fans to vote

Film break: Ryan Reynolds took advantage of a break on a film set to encourage fans to vote

Film break: Ryan Reynolds took advantage of a break on a film set to encourage fans to vote

Katherine's vote: Katherine Schwarzenegger showed off a Vote t-shirt by Tory Burch with all proceeds going towards the non-partisan group I Am a Voter

Katherine’s vote: Katherine Schwarzenegger showed off a Vote t-shirt by Tory Burch with all proceeds going towards the non-partisan group I Am a Voter

Taylor's video: Taylor Swift sent out an Instagram story video to her 140 million followers encouraging them to register to vote

Taylor's video: Taylor Swift sent out an Instagram story video to her 140 million followers encouraging them to register to vote

Taylor’s video: Taylor Swift sent out an Instagram story video to her 140 million followers encouraging them to register to vote

Voting socks: Courteney Cox showed off some I Am A Voter socks while asking 'Did you register to vote' on her Instagram story

Voting socks: Courteney Cox showed off some I Am A Voter socks while asking ‘Did you register to vote’ on her Instagram story

Bella: Bella Hadid encourages her fans to vote stating 'Your voice matters'

Bella: Bella Hadid encourages her fans to vote stating ‘Your voice matters’

Vote mask: Naomi Campbell wears a special Vote face mask encouraging fans to vote

Vote mask: Naomi Campbell wears a special Vote face mask encouraging fans to vote

Hasley's vote: Halsey sends out a video on social media encouraging her fans to vote

Halsey’s vote: Halsey sends out a video on social media encouraging her fans to vote 

Dynamic duo: Former California First Lady Maria Shriver shared a clip she made with Oprah Winfrey encouraging  people to cast their ballots

Dynamic duo: Former California First Lady Maria Shriver shared a clip she made with Oprah Winfrey encouraging  people to cast their ballots 

Moving forward: Oprah told her followers that voting was  the surest way for people to make a difference

Moving forward: Oprah told her followers that voting was  the surest way for people to make a difference 

Focused: Demi Lovato shared a shot of herself casting her vote at the ballot box

Focused: Demi Lovato shared a shot of herself casting her vote at the ballot box 

Making a difference: Singer Billie Eilish told her fans to make sure they were registered to vote

Making a difference: Singer Billie Eilish told her fans to make sure they were registered to vote

Driven: Kristen  Stewart left a detailed statement on the Instagram page of her girlfriend Dylan Meyer

Driven: Kristen  Stewart left a detailed statement on the Instagram page of her girlfriend Dylan Meyer 

Give peace a chance: Pop superstar Rihanna posted a graphic on her Instagram Stories

Give peace a chance: Pop superstar Rihanna posted a graphic on her Instagram Stories 

Looking out: Grimes shared a link with her followers to check if they're registered

Looking out: Grimes shared a link with her followers to check if they’re registered 

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