ACTOR Randy Quaid is known for his memorable roles in the Vacation series.
However, the actor made an announcement on Twitter on Tuesday, April 27.
Randy Quaid made an announcement on Twitter that caught attentionCredit: Getty
What did Randy Quaid say about running for governor of California?
Quaid, 70, took to Twitter on Tuesday, April 27 to say he was “seriously considering running for governor.”
“The prosecutorial corruption in California (esp Santa Barbara & the Bell scandal) is rampant; and i promise that if elected I will clean up the District Attorney Offices throughout the state. #RandyQuaid4CAGOV.”
He has not launched an official campaign. It’s not immediately clear what political party Quaid is affiliated with. He was an outspoken supporter of former President Donald Trump.
Randy Quaid was an outspoken supporter of President TrumpCredit: Getty
Quaid’s tweets come just days after Caitlyn Jenner announced she was running for governor of California.
Jenner announced her candidacy and launched her campaign website on April 23, 2021
After she announced her bid, Quaid tweeted at Jenner, “Go!’ with an American flag emoji.
Randy Quaid showed support to Caitlyn Jenner when she announced her bid for the governor of CaliforniaCredit: Getty
Who’s running for governor of California?
California Governor Gavin Newsom faced a recall election. On April 26, the bid to recall the governor gathered enough signatures to force a recall election later this year.
Other Republican candidates for governor are expected to include former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, former US Rep. Doug Ose and businessman John Cox, who lost to Newsom in 2018.
It’s not immediately clear when the election will be held.
What movies has Randy Quaid starred in?
Quaid, the older brother of fellow actor Dennis Quaid, has appeared in a number of films including, Kingpin, Days of Thunder, Independence Day and Christmas Vacation.
Quaid was nominated in 1974 for a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for his role in The Last Detail.
His last acting credit was in 2018, according to IMDB.