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This Bernie Sanders and Ariana Grande Twitter Moment Got AOC—and the Rest of Twitter—Talking

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Ariana Grande asked her Twitter followers “baby how u feelin,” and got an unexpected reply from Sen. Bernie Sanders:

“Ready to fight for Medicare for All.”
Grande, who’s featured on Lizzo’s ‘Good As Hell’ remix, tweeted the line from the song last week and clearly appreciated Sanders’ response. She simply replied “screaming.”

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, who recently endorsed the Vermont senator for the 2020 presidential candidate, chimed in shortly after (which Grande retweeted):

“Progressive policies as an Ariana dance party:
👋🏽 thank u, next: Replace for-profit health insurance w/ #MedicareForAll
👩🏾 God is a Woman: Strike the Hyde Amendment

👨🏽‍🎓 Break Free: Student loan debt forgiveness

🌎 Be Alright: Pass a Green New Deal!

💃🏽🎶

Replies from Grande fans on Twitter included requests for her to fully endorse him.

If Grande throws full support behind Sanders, she would join artists Kid Cudi, Cardi B and Killer Mike, who have expressed their support.

Chapo Trap House podcast producer Chris Wade tweeted: “Ariana, T.I. and Jack White endorsements all in one day, Bernie is collecting a killer festival lineup.”

Kaley LaQuea is an award–winning print and digital journalist who’s been creating content since 2008. She’s passionate about economic, environmental and social justice. She has an unhealthy relationship with caffeine and two cats: Totoro and Mononoke.