Famous People Who Sought Political Power

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It's no secret that many former celebrities and professional athletes who have decided to run for public office in order to pursue their political ambitions. Whether these individuals have been driven by personal ambition or a genuine desire to help their communities, states and country, we may never know. Nevertheless, it is hard to forget the impact these celebrity politicians have had on the political landscape, even if their political journey was brief.