Kerry Washington has joined Harry Belafonte, Jane Fonda, Danny Glover, Lily Tomlin and Rosie O’Donnell, calling out Donald Trump before he rolls up GOP delegates.

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As MSNBC notes, “Trump, who is the first candidate with a background in the entertainment industry to have a real shot at seizing a major party nomination for president since Ronald Reagan over 30 years ago, has alienated much of the progressive community in Hollywood with his controversial rhetoric on Muslims, immigration and a host of other hot-button issues.

The entertainers are supporting a #StopHateDumpTrump online petition. The petition, which had gathered over 16,450 signatures at noon Friday.

It slams the GOP front-runner for his “hatred, misogyny, Islamaphobia, and racism and to give platform for the voices of the silent majority of Americas who do not and will not stand for it.”

“We have witnessed Trump inciting hatred against Muslims, immigrants, women, the disabled. We have seen him evidencing dangerous tendencies that threaten the bedrock of democracy: unleashing a lynch mob mentality against protesters, calling for the expulsion of Muslims from the country, bullying, and fear-mongering,” the site says. “History has shown us what happens when people refuse to stand against hate-filled leaders.”

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