Chrissy Teigen Went Viral After Sharing Her Fears About a Second Term of Trump

Chrissy Teigen shared her fears about a second term of Trump on Twitter Tuesday night—and promptly went viral, with over 200,000 likes and counting.

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Unable to sleep, eat, maintain a conversation, breathe normally, or do anything other than refresh your election live blog of choice and wonder exactly how much panic a human being can withstand before expiring on the spot? Chrissy Teigen's right there with you. "It’s insane what *our* fears are if we lose, compared to their fears if Biden wins," she tweeted on Tuesday night. "like we will prob all die or be handmaids and they’re worried about bathroom safety." Teigen's tweet rang true with a large swathe of Twitter: It's got more than 200,000 likes at time of publication, with 21,000 retweets.

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Teigen also shared a video of her appearance with husband John Legend at a rally for Kamala Harris, Democratic vice presidential nominee, on Monday night. Teigen lamented her inability to speak during her moment on stage, tweeting, "All I could muster was 'hi everyone!' This mouth of mine and that’s all I could do. An honor to be in Philly to support Kamala and Joe."

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Legend performed at the Harris rally, inviting Teigen and their children Luna and Miles to come onstage. "I want to send a shoutout—actually, can you come onstage, baby?" he said, as CNN reports (opens in new tab). "I want you guys to see, my wife is here. My daughter, Luna, is here. My son, Miles, is here. We're teaching our young people early to participate in their democracy."

Legend sang "Never Break" at the rally, the song he dedicated to Teigen at October's Billboard Music Awards (opens in new tab) after the mid-pregnancy loss of their son, Jack (opens in new tab). "I want to do a special song that I dedicated to my wife a little while ago," he said."I wrote this song as a tribute to our relationship and the fact that love can get us through all kinds of tough times. We know that the whole nation is going through tough times right now."


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Emily Dixon is a British journalist who’s contributed to CNN, Teen Vogue, Time, Glamour, The Guardian, Wonderland, The Big Roundtable, Bust, and more, on everything from mental health to fashion to political activism to feminist zine collectives. She’s also a committed Beyoncé, Kacey Musgraves, and Tracee Ellis Ross fan, an enthusiastic but terrible ballet dancer, and a proud Geordie lass.