EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Volunteers for Joe Biden’s phone banks have been getting some unexpected pep talks from Hollywood’s A-listers.
Starting with Bradley Whitford (The West Wing) and more recently with Kristen Bell, celebrities have been “Zoom-bombing” the occasional phone bank across the U.S. in support of the presidential hopeful as part of a new series by the campaign.
As seen in Bell’s viral video with Good Place co-star Ted Danson, the actors take time to speak with volunteers and show their appreciation. And the volunteers are just thrilled by the surprise.
“The reason that they love it is because they’re getting thanked for their great work and volunteerism, and they deserve to be thanked for it,” said former Biden speechwriter Mathew Littman, who co-produces each Zoom bomb. “These people are working really hard. So it’s super pleasant, very positive, feel-good, and then it gets released on the Joe Biden YouTube…