PHILADELPHIA — Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats redefine center as theirs collapses Speculation swirls around whether Bloomberg will make Las Vegas debate stage Pelosi: 'I'm not counting Joe Biden out' 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 ClintonThe 'Palmetto Promise': South Carolina will decide the race Alabama Senate contender hits Sessions in new ad: 'Hillary still ain't in jail' Worries grow as moderates split Democratic vote 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 FrankenAl Franken blasts Susan Collins: She'll let Trump 'get away with anything' Bill Press: Don't forget about Amy Key moments in the 2020 Democratic presidential race so far 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.