For those who found absolutely nothing funny about Tuesday’s presidential election, Chris Rock has some good news for you.
Comedian Rock announced via Twitter that he’s throwing his hat into the ring in the 2020 race for the White House.
“I’m gonna run in 2020 wish me luck,” Rock tweeted on Thursday, two days after GOP candidate Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential race to become 45th president of the United States.
Or maybe he was just announcing a sequel to his 2003 comedy “Head of State,” as the comedian used artwork from the film to make the announcement. (The tagline for the film: “The Only Thing White Is the House.”)
The film starred Rock as Mays Gilliam, a Washington, D.C. alderman who’s chosen as a sacrificial candidate in what’s considered an unwinnable race, only to find himself victorious in the election.
Hey, stranger things have happened — like, say, a former reality TV host with no government experience and a flair for enraging large swaths of the country somehow ascending to the highest office in the land.
Should Rock actually decide to go ahead and run, the funnyman will have some competition. In addition to the incumbent, rapper Kanye West announced his intention to run in the 2020 presidential election last year.
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Let’s not wait until then, though — feel free to cast your vote in the comments section.