Jonathan Van Ness endorses Warren over her health care plan
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"Queer Eye's" Jonathan Van Ness is citing the cost of his HIV medication as the reason he's supporting Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden's fiscal program: What is the likely market impact? Warren, Schumer introduce plan for next president to cancel ,000 in student debt The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Don't expect a government check anytime soon MORE's (D-Mass.) White House bid.

The hairstyling pro and Netflix TV personality — who came out as HIV positive in an interview promoting his new memoir last week — tweeted his support for the presidential candidate on Wednesday. He wrote to his more than 780,000 Twitter followers:


Warren, one of the more progressive of the dozen-plus Democrats vying to be the party’s 2020 nominee, is a supporter of “Medicare for All.” 

It's not the first time that the 32-year-old Van Ness, who identifies as nonbinary, has gotten political. In April, he and other "Queer Eye" cast members were eyed posing for snapshots at the Capitol with House Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiPelosi: Ginsburg successor must uphold commitment to 'equality, opportunity and justice for all' Bipartisan praise pours in after Ginsburg's death Pelosi orders Capitol flags at half-staff to honor Ginsburg MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezLawmakers fear voter backlash over failure to reach COVID-19 relief deal Why Democrats must confront extreme left wing incitement to violence The Hill Interview: Jerry Brown on climate disasters, COVID-19 and Biden's 'Rooseveltian moment' MORE (D-N.Y.).

Warren tweeted a video of her call thanking Van Ness for his endorsement. 

"I'm glad we're going to be in this fight together, side by side. I love the endorsement, for all the right reasons," she said.

This story was updated at 10:57 p.m.