Watch: Will Ferrell will do anything to get you to vote
November 5th, 2012
10:59 AM ET

Watch: Will Ferrell will do anything to get you to vote

After starring in the political comedy "The Campaign" this summer, actor Will Ferrell is doing some campaigning in real life, bringing humor to the rapidly approaching election day.

In a YouTube clip, Ferrell promises that he'll "do anything" to get Americans to vote on November 6, including cooking a pasta dinner, eating garbage and/or underpants, or punching himself in the face. (He did say anything, and according to President Obama's Twitter account, "Will Ferrell’s not kidding.")

If you vote tomorrow, he'll even give you a tattoo - presumably one that would emulate an "I Voted!" sticker - although "fair warning: I do not know how to draw," Ferrell quipped.

While it appears that the actor/comedian is encouraging voting in general, he does sneak in support of President Obama. "Vote Obama," Ferrell says as he catches a football. "It's a slam dunk."

We'll admit that after seeing "just a taste" of Ferrell's dance moves, we're dying to get a peek at the "full buffet." What do you think of the clip?


Filed under: 2012 Election • Politainment

soundoff (41 Responses)
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    November 6, 2012 at 9:29 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Jesse

    So do the 99% ever question why all these millionaires support Obama?

    Never ever?

    I thought the rich supported Republicans, but it sure seems a lot of rich people love Obama too, things that should make you go hmmmmm?

    November 6, 2012 at 10:33 am | Report abuse |
  3. Chuckle head

    Id love it if obama and romney would get into the cage and try and tap the other putz out! at least then we would know whose tough enuff to be prez! oh and will stfu u are a putzinheimer to z stars!

    November 6, 2012 at 9:11 am | Report abuse |
  4. Name*steve

    I cannot and will not votefor mr.Hussein the muslim!!!....he's doing what his quar'an tells him to do take over from within and do away with the infidels....a very dangerous man is in office and for our safety he must go!!!...

    November 6, 2012 at 9:03 am | Report abuse |
    • Voter in FL

      Seriously?? Providing health care for all. I'd think that'd be the anti-terrorist thing to do – last thing a suicide bomber wants is unrestricted health care. Imagine all that work just to be saved by Obamacare! I forgot, the less dangerous Bush invaded another country to avenge his father. That's better...

      November 6, 2012 at 2:43 pm | Report abuse |
    • Dr. Core

      Please tell me that you are kidding Name*steve. That is one of the most ignorant comments to ever spring from the mouth of someone who claims to care about America. That was not only racist but ignorant and inflammatory. You have the right to free speech, but we might consider repealing that amendment just for you. Whether or not anyone agrees with Obama's position, it is both dangerous and exclusionary to falsely label someone and treat alternative religious choices as inferior. I along with the majority of Americans would appreciate if you never posted anything ignorance and nearsighted like this post again.

      – Management

      November 6, 2012 at 3:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • JAM

      Healthcare for all, to be paid for by the middle class. Socialism at it's best. Now back to America.

      November 6, 2012 at 4:12 pm | Report abuse |
  5. todd moore

    Why do people still believe their vote counts for something? Ever heard of the electoral college? Get a clue.

    November 6, 2012 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
    • JAM

      Todd needs a clue. Most states have a “winner-take-all” system that awards all electors to the winning presidential candidate. However, Maine and Nebraska each have a variation of “proportional representation.”
      Meaning only 2 states follow the old process whereas other states electoral votes are based on the popular vote of the people in the state. Feel free to 'get a clue' and really learn how the Electoral College works for yourself and don't listen to Todd.

      November 6, 2012 at 4:19 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Sheeple

    Will Ferrell Boeing funny dropped like our economy. I'll vote all right Will. I'll vote. And you can tattoo your own a$$

    November 6, 2012 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  7. corufi

    Vote! Vote! Vote! Your choice. Obama or the other guy.

    November 6, 2012 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  8. mikrik13

    A lot of people DO want you to punch yourself in the face. Please don't stop! It would be the only thing WF had ever done that would make me laugh. He is the least funny man in movies and on tv out there today.

    November 6, 2012 at 7:47 am | Report abuse |
  9. Ellis

    "AUTO-TUNE STREET CRED
    "When White Entertainers Patronize The Black 1% For Street Credit
    _Theres No Glory in No Name People!!!
    1.See Black On Black Crime 4 Referance
    2.Chicago Murders
    3.Mexico Cartel Murders....

    November 6, 2012 at 6:49 am | Report abuse |
  10. Pong

    Obama lies! Romney/Ryan for preident. Go back in the TV world!

    November 6, 2012 at 6:26 am | Report abuse |
  11. lokey

    Shut-up and eat more chickhen.. Roll tide..!

    November 6, 2012 at 6:01 am | Report abuse |
  12. Daniel

    It's amazing Obama relies on rap thugs and degenerate comedians to endorse his message. Wait, my bad. That wasn't fair. I forgot Castro, Chavez and Putin!

    November 6, 2012 at 3:32 am | Report abuse |
    • Gd94134

      It's so much easier to spray water into a ditch,form a mud puddle and wait for Romney supporters to appear with there 4 wheel drive trucks,rebel flags and white sheets over there heads.Oops did I forget the Kid Rock music?

      November 6, 2012 at 3:57 am | Report abuse |
    • Daniel

      Race card all you got?

      November 6, 2012 at 10:06 am | Report abuse |
  13. Terry

    What a sorry piece of shi&

    November 6, 2012 at 3:30 am | Report abuse |
  14. eric

    Vote an fire Obama he sucks ! ! !

    November 6, 2012 at 3:10 am | Report abuse |
  15. Gd94134

    Ricky Bobby for President!!!

    November 6, 2012 at 3:06 am | Report abuse |
  16. Stacia

    HEY WILL- SHUT THE *UCK UP AND LET PEOPLE MAKE UP THEIR OWN MINDS. HOPEFULLY NOT ALL DEMOCRATS ARE STUPID AND THEY CAN MAKE THIS DECISION ON THEIR OWN AND NOT HAVE TO RELY ON *DIOTS LIKE YOU. WE ALL KNOW HOW CELEBRITIES LOVE TO INFLUENCE PEOPLE AND HEAR THEMSELVES TALK.

    November 6, 2012 at 2:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Gd94134

      Dear Baby Jesus please help Stacia from shouting loudly by using big letters to spell out her various statements and inflamed language towards people on the internet.-Amen?

      November 6, 2012 at 3:14 am | Report abuse |
    • Dav

      Wow, butthurt much?

      November 6, 2012 at 9:41 am | Report abuse |
  17. Randman

    Ummm does anyone in this country realize that your vote does not matter when it comes to the president ?

    November 6, 2012 at 12:59 am | Report abuse |
    • Steve

      I live in Texas, which is a "red state", so my vote does not count. I know who will win the electoral votes. On the other hand, if you live in a "battleground" state, your vote DOES count. It's time to do away withthe electoral college and choose a president by popular vote.

      November 6, 2012 at 7:13 am | Report abuse |
  18. Some Guy

    You're going to boycott his movies because he exercised his right to free speech? Or because he encouraged people to vote? That makes no sense. I don't agree with celebrity endorsements either but you should have a better reason, like them being lame.

    November 5, 2012 at 10:21 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Donovan

    Will Ferrell, will you do a crip walk if I vote tomorrow?

    November 5, 2012 at 9:51 pm | Report abuse |
  20. victoria

    Goodluck to our President! God bless America.

    November 5, 2012 at 9:51 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Teresa

    I agree everyone should vote. If they do no they should not complain about is happening because they do not have the right.

    November 5, 2012 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Name*Jon

    I will never pay again to see a Ferrel movie. I am so sick of these Hollywood types thinking that because they have some level of sucsess as an actor or musician that they have a clue what it's like for the rest of us. Their motivation is guilt for making millions for a month's work while the rest of us work our butts off for a fraction

    November 5, 2012 at 9:40 pm | Report abuse |
    • chicadow

      Seriously, lighten up cranky pants. Might be time for some counseling.

      November 5, 2012 at 10:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • chicadow

      And you might be more successful if you could spell success correctly. Heehee

      November 5, 2012 at 10:34 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mary

      I hear ya and completely understand how you feel. I don't vote based on what a celebrity thinks or their point of view. I think they should all keep their mouths shut and stop trying to influence the stupid 18 yrs that don't know anything and certainly aren't bright enough to vote based on their needs/wants. They vote based on who Katy Perry and Will Ferrell and Lady Gag tells them to vote for. Besides, if you are going to use your celebrity for good and not evil, then just tell people to vote and stop influencing the young and dumb

      November 6, 2012 at 2:02 am | Report abuse |
  23. Danny D

    Romney in a cake walk. Sorry Will your late half add endorsement just handed it over.

    November 5, 2012 at 8:50 pm | Report abuse |
  24. Mark

    Google "ExposeRomney"

    November 5, 2012 at 8:20 pm | Report abuse |
  25. warren

    on the eve of election i pray for our country. Barack

    November 5, 2012 at 8:08 pm | Report abuse |
  26. Uh huh

    He's so gross.

    November 5, 2012 at 8:03 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Sharita G.

    It Rocks!!!! U 2 knows whats best for our country!!!! OBAMA For PRESIDENT........

    November 5, 2012 at 7:04 pm | Report abuse |
  28. Kesha

    Hahaaa love him.

    November 5, 2012 at 6:52 pm | Report abuse |

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