Susan Sarandon: ‘Insulting’ to ask women to vote their gender
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Actress Susan Sarandon says it's "insulting" to tell women they should back Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonColorado governor teases possible presidential run Mueller asks judge for September sentencing for Papadopoulos House Judiciary Committee subpoenas FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts MORE for president because of her gender.

“I don’t vote with my vagina,” she tweeted Wednesday. “It’s so insulting to women to think you would follow a candidate just because she’s a woman."

She added that rival candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersA case for open borders and how it can boost the world economy Sen. Sanders: 'Hypocrite' Trump rants against undocumented immigrants, but hires them at his properties On The Money — Sponsored by Prudential — Trump floats tariffs on European cars | Nikki Haley slams UN report on US poverty | Will tax law help GOP? It's a mystery MORE (I-Vt.) represents her interests, not Clinton. 

Sarandon backed Sanders’s Oval Office bid last month, citing his vote against authorizing the War in Iraq. Clinton voted to authorize the war as a senator from New York.

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“She failed me,” Sarandon said last month of Clinton's vote. "That wasn’t just a mistake. It was a disaster.”

Both campaigns are making a play for female voters as Sanders closes the gap with Clinton in national polls.

Sarandon made the comments after former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, a Clinton supporter, sparked controversy earlier this month for saying “there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t support each other.”

Albright later apologized for choosing "the wrong context and the wrong time for using that line."

The Sanders campaign, though, has also had its own controversy.

Killer Mike, a rapper who backs Sanders, has faced criticism for saying Clinton’s gender does not entitle her to the White House.

“[A] uterus doesn’t qualify you to be president,” he said at Morehouse College in Atlanta on Tuesday night. Killer Mike said he was quoting a remarks from activist Jane Elliot.