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Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Hang Out With Hillary Clinton, Plus More Views From Backstage at the DNC

by Alex Ungerman 11:36 AM PDT, August 05, 2016
Playing Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Hang Out With Hillary Clinton, Plus More Views From Backstage at the DNC

There sure was a lot of star power at the Democratic National Convention!

Hillary Clinton's campaign shared a video from backstage at last week's festivities, which shows the Democratic presidential nominee thanking Katy Perry -- who attended with boyfriend Orlando Bloom and performed her new Olympic song, "Rise" -- for getting all the convention-goers "so fired up!"

WATCH: Orlando Bloom Adorably Supports Girlfriend Katy Perry at Democratic National Convention

Photo: YouTube

The 31-year-old singer has met Hillary before, and long been a supporter of her presidential campaign.

🎂Happy Birthday🎂 to our next great leader @hillaryclinton !!! This past weekend, I was honored to be able to sit down with Maya Harris, one of HRC's senior policy (aka plans for the future) advisors before joining the stage with Hillary the next day. I wanted to be more informed and educated on her plans and dreams for our country. I never want to be a puppet, and always want to feel my own purpose and ownership in everything I do. Maya and I, and some of my closest girlfriends, had the most incredible, eye-opening 3 hours of conversation about the future. We went over so many points and asked the hard questions on everything from gun control to birth control to health care to affordable education to a realistic approach in finding the middle class again. I was never raised with economic privilege and found money to be the main source of pain for my own family growing up, so I understand why there is a need for such change. I am still learning and educating myself on the world of politics and searching for every strand of authenticity buried deep in it. What I heard and experienced this weekend empowers me to believe that real change is possible and on the way! Ladies! There are so many incredible opportunities for us that are possible: equal pay, paid leave (you don't lose your job if you want to have a family) and YOUR choice to have a family when and if it's RIGHT FOR YOU! These are just some of the reasons I am standing with her and will continue to do so. Next year's election is one of the most important ones in decades, and the choices we make will have a profound effect on women for years to come. So, I stand with her for my daughters and their daughters, and beyond what time gives me. Get informed, get involved and become empowered! Strong women help create strong families! ❤️ See link in bio for 📷 from the weekend👗 by @bcompleted

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Meanwhile, in another shot, former President Bill Clinton watches on with Meryl Streep as the one-time Secretary of State thanks the primary voters for selecting her. 

Photo: YouTube

Watch on for all the convention's candid moments -- from Lena Dunham walking with America Ferrera, to Chloe Grace Moretz discussing being a first-time voter with Sen. Cory Booker, to Hillary getting choked up while watching her daughter, Chelsea, speak, and President Barack Obama explaining to Bill why he said that Hillary was more qualified than either of them to run for president.

WATCH: Katy Perry Makes It Instagram Official, Posts First Adorable Pic With Orlando Bloom

Meanwhile, although Katy had no trouble raising the crowd energy at the DNC, she does seem to struggle with getting her parachute to work in her new "Rise" music video.

Watch below to see her parachute problems.

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