“I want a New York where police won’t stop and frisk you based on the color of your skin,” said hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons.
“I want a New York where every kid can go to pre-K,” said Cynthia Nixon, formerly a star on “Sex and the City.”
“I want a mayor who cares about all New Yorkers,” said Chris Noth, also formerly of “Sex and the City.”
Other celebrities who voice their support for de Blasio in the video include Amy Ryan and Steve Buscemi.
De Blasio, currently the city’s public advocate, recently became the front-runner in the Democratic mayoral primary, according to a Quinnipiac University poll.
According to the survey, de Blasio, with 30 percent support, has overtaken his chief rival, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, with 24 percent.
Embattled former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), who has struggled in the polls since he admitted that he continued to send sexually explicit messages to women after such behavior forced him to resign from Congress in 2011, remained stuck in fourth place.
In a boost, Quinn recently got the backing of the city’s leading daily newspapers: The New York Times, the New York Post and the Daily News.