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Georgia gubernatorial candidate and Democratic activist Stacey Abrams made a cameo within the final scene of the season finale of “Star Trek: Discovery” final week – portraying the president of the fictional United Earth.
Within the scene, Abrams is greeted as “Madam President” after stepping off her spaceship minutes earlier than the credit roll and agrees to rejoin an interstellar alliance known as The Federation. She additionally speaks to the present’s most important character, Capt. Michael Burnham (Sonequa Chaunté Martin-Inexperienced), telling her, “There’s a lot of work to do. Are you ready for that?”
When she was approached in regards to the half in 2021, Abrams — a longtime fan of the present — requested the creators to not give her any spoilers outdoors of her cameo so she may nonetheless take pleasure in watching it, in line with Selection.
In a video put up in regards to the present on Twitter, Abrams talked about her love for the present and mentioned she would have taken any half “whatever the story was.”
The Democrat beforehand ran and misplaced to Gov. Brian Kemp in Georgia’s 2018 gubernatorial race. She has but to concede the tight election. Kemp can also be working for re-election this yr.
Since her loss, she has develop into a nationwide Democratic star and was given credit score for serving to carry Black voters in Georgia to the polls, which helped Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock win their particular U.S. Senate elections in January 2021.
Abrams beforehand had a visitor function on the present “Blackish,” in line with Variety.