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10/31/2016 04:39 pm ET

Gabourey Sidibe: In This Election, 'Apathy Is Not An Option'

And yes, that goes for everyone.

Gabourey Sidibe is reminding undecided voters that “apathy is not an option” in a new pro-Hillary Clinton campaign ad titled, “Girl, Just Vote.”  

Directed by “Precious” producer Lisa Corté​s, the Humanity for Hillary PSA illustrates a witty text conversation between Sidibe and a friend, who is unsure her vote will make a difference in the election.

In a statement to The Huffington Post, Corté​s says she was inspired to create a visual clip using GIFs and memes ― featuring Beyonce and Tim Kaine ― to reflect how millennials communicate and to stress the importance of voter engagement.

“I was thinking about a conversation that I had with Gabby and how lively it was when we had incorporated GIFs to underscore our thoughts,” she said. “I can’t think of a better mode than the moving image to impart th​e importance of this message for voter engagement.​”

Corté​s’ personal advice to Americans?

“Too much is at stake with this election. As James Brown said we have to ‘Get up, Get into it, and Get involved.’”

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