Stacey Abrams elected president — of United Earth on ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

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Georgia gubernatorial candidate and Democratic activist Stacey Abrams made a cameo within the final scene of the season finale of “Star Trek: Discovery” final week – portraying the president of the fictional United Earth. 

Within the scene, Abrams is greeted as “Madam President” after stepping off her spaceship minutes earlier than the credit roll and agrees to rejoin an interstellar alliance referred to as The Federation. She additionally speaks to the present’s essential character, Capt. Michael Burnham (Sonequa Chaunté Martin-Inexperienced), telling her, “There’s a lot of work to do. Are you ready for that?”

When she was approached concerning the half in 2021, Abrams — a longtime fan of the present — requested the creators to not give her any spoilers outdoors of her cameo so she may nonetheless get pleasure from watching it, in accordance with Selection. 

Stacey Abrams, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, during a 'One Georgia Tour' campaign event in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Monday, March 14, 2022. 

Stacey Abrams, Democratic gubernatorial candidate for Georgia, throughout a ‘One Georgia Tour’ marketing campaign occasion in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Monday, March 14, 2022. 
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In a video put up concerning the present on Twitter, Abrams talked about her love for the present and mentioned she would have taken any half “whatever the story was.” 

Stacey Abrams speaks onstage during the 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala on Dec. 9, 2021, in New York City.

Stacey Abrams speaks onstage throughout the 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award Gala on Dec. 9, 2021, in New York Metropolis.
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The Democrat beforehand ran and misplaced to Gov. Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial race. She has but to concede the tight election. Kemp can also be operating for re-election this 12 months. 

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The forged of “Star Trek: Discovery” attends PaleyFest on the Paley Heart for Media. 
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Since her loss, she has change into a nationwide Democratic star and was given credit score for serving to deliver Black voters in Georgia to the polls, which helped Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win their particular U.S. Senate elections in January 2021.   

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Abrams beforehand had a visitor position on the present “Blackish,” in accordance with Variety

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