Connie Britton: Running for office is 'the ultimate sacrifice'
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Actress Connie Britton says she’s not ready for what she calls “the ultimate sacrifice” of entering politics.

“I’ve actually been asked to run for office,” the star of Fox’s “9-1-1” told Vulture in an interview published Thursday. “I feel it’d be the ultimate sacrifice,” the 50-year-old performer said.

But Britton — who was a prominent supporter of President Obama and is one of Hollywood’s most politically active entertainers — says she has no plans of hitting the campaign trail as a candidate.

“Politics is a dirty business,” Britton said, “so for now I think I’d rather use characters and storytelling to try to make changes in the world.”

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After President TrumpDonald John TrumpBusiness school deans call for lifting country-specific visa caps Bolton told ex-Trump aide to call White House lawyers about Ukraine pressure campaign: report Federal prosecutors in New York examining Giuliani business dealings with Ukraine: report MORE’s 2016 White House victory, Britton — who supported Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSaagar Enjeti: Tuesday's Democratic debate already 'rigged' against Gabbard, Sanders Ilhan Omar raises .1 million in third quarter Bloomberg rethinking running for president: report MORE — wrote on Twitter, “We are staring into the face of our darkest self America.”

Last year, the former “Nashville” and “Friday Night Lights” star endorsed then-Democratic hopeful Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race.

“[Jones] has always stood up for justice, and in the Senate he would fight to bring both sides together to discuss the issues that are important to hardworking families,” Britton said in a video message. Jones won the December special election against Republican candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreMontgomery, Ala., elects first African American mayor GOP Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville says Trump has 'put a noose' around farmers' necks with trade war Sen. Doug Jones launches reelection bid in Alabama MORE.

And last month, Britton gained attention when she showed up to the Golden Globe awards in sweater reading “poverty is sexist.”