Even so, the 69-year-old made headlines last month when she got into a heated political feud with fellow actress Debra Messing on Twitter. OK, so first, a primer: On March 28, Sarandon went on MSNBC's "All In with Chris Hayes" to talk about her support for Sanders. Hayes asked if she would vote for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton should Sanders lose the nomination, and she replied she was going to "see what happens." Hayes expressed surprise, but Sarandon just replied with a shrug: "Some people feel Donald Trump will bring the revolution immediately."
Even though she never actually said she'd vote for Trump over Clinton, that was the story that emerged from the interview. It was a sentiment that made many people on Twitter extremely mad, including Clinton supporter Messing, who tweeted this:
What followed was a passionate back-and-forth between Sarandon and Messing that went on for days. Messing even got another actress, Kathy Najimy, in on the action:
So why did Sarandon engage Messing on Twitter?
"I answered her on Twitter, and I felt that that was enough," Sarandon said. "When it started evolving into a life of its own, there was no point."