PHILADELPHIA — Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for Bernie SandersBernie SandersVolatile presidential polls spark new round of anxieties GOP memo deflects some gun questions to 'violence from the left' British Bookmaker: Warren has replaced Biden as Democratic primary favorite MORE supporters: “You’re being ridiculous.”

Silverman, herself a fan of the Vermont senator, on Monday night brought the crowd at the Democratic National Convention to its feet with a rousing speech calling for party unity.


“To the Bernie-or-bust people, you’re being ridiculous,” Silverman said after heaping praise on both Sanders and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAre Democrats turning Trump-like? The Hill's Campaign Report: Battle for Senate begins to take shape The Hill's Morning Report — Trump and the new Israel-'squad' controversy MORE, the party's presumptive nominee for president. 

“Not only did Bernie wake us up,” Silverman, 45, said, “he made us understand what is possible and what we deserve.

“I support Bernie Sanders and the movement behind him. And Bernie’s already succeeded in so many ways.”

Silverman — who earlier this year released a YouTube video explaining why “Bernie Sanders is the one for me” — said to wild cheers: “Hillary heard the passion of the people, the people behind Bernie, and brought those passions into the party’s platform — and that is the process of democracy at its very best.”

“Hillary is our Democratic nominee,” added Silverman, who stood alongside Sen. Al FrankenAlan (Al) Stuart FrankenNative American advocates question 2020 Democrats' commitment Reid says he wishes Franken would run for Senate again Al Franken urges Trump to give new speech after shootings: 'Try to make it sound like you're sincere, even if you're not' MORE (D-Minn.) on the convention stage. “And I will proudly vote for her.”

“I will vote for Hillary with gusto, as I continue to be inspired and moved to action by the ideals set forth by Bernie, who will never stop fighting for us.”

Updated at 9:43 p.m.