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Celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Chris Pratt, Snoop Dogg, Gwyneth Paltrow and Katy Perry stepped up to endorse real estate developer Rick Caruso in his bid to be mayor of L.A. But after Karen Bass was declared winner of the race Wednesday, different famous voices chimed in congratulate her publicly.
“Yes yes and more yes!!! Congratulations LA and @KarenBassLA!!!!,” actor Rosario Dawson tweeted, reacting to an L.A. Times story declaring Bass the city’s first female mayor. After Tom Bradley, Bass is the second Black person elected to lead L.A.
“Congratulations to the first woman to be elected Mayor of Los Angeles, Karen Bass!,” Lakers great Earvin “Magic” Johnson tweeted. “She is so intelligent and has been elected at a time when the city needs a leader that can bring people together across all races, religious beliefs, and economic status.”
“We are going to solve homelessness. We are going to prevent and respond urgently to crime,” the mayor-elect promised Wednesday on Twitter. “Our city is no longer going to be unaffordable for working families. And know this — that work has already begun.”