Glee's Darren Criss Has Teamed up with Other Stars in Video "The History of Voting"
Filed by Cheryl | Mar 24, 2012
Darren Criss who play the adorable Blaine on Glee has teamed up with John Legend, R&B singer Bridget Kelly and more have for a special video aimed at voting this year. Released earlier this week, the video went viral Thursday racking up thousands of views.
"It's up to you to make your choices and shape our future," John Legend says in the video. "If we sit on the sidelines, then others will make it work for them, instead of us. So let's make our voices heard !"
Produced by Rock The Vote, the video is not only a public service announcement but a call to action for Rock The Vote's initiative 'Democracy Class'.
"Teachers across the country are educating their students about the importance of voting & registering them to vote with Rock the Vote's Democracy Class," reports Rock The Vote.
Through sharp and hard-hitting animation rooted in a youth pop cultural aesthetic, and by using celebrity narrators Grammy Award winning artist John Legend, Glee's Darren Criss, celebrity blogger Perez Hilton and R&B singer, Bridget Kelly - the video speaks directly to millennials' sense of what is exciting, important and cool. By doing so, the video engages them in a discussion about America's voting history and inspires them to register to vote.
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