Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz placed his vote in the US general election today, and revealed his connection to the Democrats runs much deeper than just political support.
“I would not be standing here actually in reality at all because my parents met working for Biden,” Wentz told the Associated Press.
“They met on the campaign, so they have this particular affection for Joe. He came to their wedding. If it weren’t for Joe Biden, I would not exist as a human being.”
Wentz placed his vote at his assigned polling station in the garage of a private home in Beverly Hills, CA and explained his feelings on the importance of having his say in today’s historic election.
“I don’t usually go out of my way to indoctrinate people or tell people, ‘you should do this because of me, or you shouldn’t do this because of me,’ but I think it’s important for people to get out there.”
Wentz also recently campaigned against Proposition 8 – a bill that could overturn the right to gay marriage in California.
–By our New York staff.
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