Throughout a live performance in Austin over the weekend, Harry Types confirmed assist for Texan gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke, who was in attendance on the present.
O’Rourke will problem incumbent Republican governor Greg Abbott for the position when voters head to the polls on Tuesday November 8, after profitable the Democratic nomination for governor again in March.
O’Rourke was noticed within the crowd at Types’ present on Sunday evening (October 2), hours after he’d hosted a rally in South Austin with Willie Nelson. The present was one in every of six that Types performed at Austin’s Moody Heart as a part of his ‘Love on Tour’ dates.
After studying that O’Rourke was within the viewers, Types positioned a “Beto for Texas” sticker on his guitar, pointing to it. Jumbotrons within the area then confirmed O’Rourke seated within the stands because the viewers applauded. Types and O’Rourke additionally posed for a photograph collectively, with O’Rourke sharing the picture and writing, “Thanks, Harry!” on social media.
HARRY SAID BETO FOR TEXAS pic.twitter.com/J8XfRX2QzW
— chana 🎃 (@oatmiIkrry) October 3, 2022
Thanks, Harry! pic.twitter.com/I9y1mudyJs
— Beto O’Rourke (@BetoORourke) October 5, 2022
It’s not the time first Types has endorsed a Democratic candidate. Again in 2020, throughout the US presidential election, the British singer threw his support behind Joe Biden, retweeting one in every of Biden’s marketing campaign movies and writing, “If I might vote in America, I’d vote with kindness.”
Final month, Types inspired followers to vote within the forthcoming midterm elections, partnering with the non-profit voter registration organisation HeadCount to induce his followers to get entangled.
Types’ present North American leg of his ‘Love on Tour’ continues Thursday (October 6) with the primary of six reveals at Chicago’s United Heart. He’ll comply with that stint with a whopping 15-date residency on the Kia Discussion board in Los Angeles, matching his current run at New York’s Madison Sq. Backyard.
Types will spherical out his 2022 touring commitments with a run of South American reveals. In February of subsequent 12 months, Types will tour Australia and New Zealand, earlier than kicking off a brand new batch of European, UK and Eire dates later within the 12 months.
Final week, Types’ ‘Harry’s Home’ single ‘As It Was’ reached its fifteenth week at primary on the Billboard Scorching 100 chart, changing into each the longest-running Quantity One by a solo artist, and the longest-running Quantity One by a British artist.