Melissa Joan Hart dishes on hit show, being a mom, business
'90s teen star now a triple threat
- Duration 4:51
- Date Jan 24, 2013
'90s teen star now a triple threat
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John Hart is one of the few conservatives in Hollywood and now she's playing a politician on TV there.
TV show Melissa and Joseph and that role -- -- -- a -- real personal life the actress has been one of the few stores -- are willing to speak out about our political beliefs.
Us now is actress Melissa Joan Hart welcome thank -- great to see -- -- I think -- at one of the few conservatives in Hollywood there are a lot of Hollywood conservative there are used to know about it.
If -- -- what are you decided to come out of the closet as you.
I was and you lies you have right around election time you know because I have a high about it and you know if people are -- -- with Twitter and social networks these days.
People are very.
You know they -- now who you voting for what are you doing what do you think about us anything about that.
And so you know I I pick and choose what I wanna answer and I just I decided to answer who I was voting for and is that what sent.
In November you went -- finish this sentence for me being a Republican in Hollywood -- like.
-- via an and I left that and and that I think that sat in my Twitter feed for a a day and then the next dance and I'm voting Romney and you know and and that just got a lot of backlash but also a lot of love so you know it just independent the country's divided so you know of course -- -- hate when I send -- -- -- a -- -- I -- -- didn't say anything about my political.
Do you why I voted this for that Agassi who -- and -- you know so I I didn't I think I have a right as an American to do that.
First of the big debate in this country right now is on gun control after the tragedy in the -- as you know the president came out with a bunch of executive orders these guys -- who wants a revamped to gun laws in this country.
He hasn't really talking about Hollywood and video games but -- -- -- -- like David Arquette is very come forward.
And basically comedian and -- I'm willing to push for -- a ban or a lessening of guns in films are you.
You know it's tricky I live twenty miles from -- town my son is in first grade and was in lockdown gives me -- thing -- was in lockdown that day went.
What was going on nearby end that really affected.
-- obviously the whole nation in the whole world and especially I think moms like me who had first graders you know but this hit really close to home literally.
And for me I think I mean.
I have mixed views on it I mean I definitely think that you know we should have a right to have to have -- -- end.
But I also do think -- need -- -- restrictions that someone can't have a hundred round magazine walk -- to a school like that but what about Hollywood but Hollywood I -- I I don't think you can censor it I just don't think you can I don't think you can censor what.
What they do it then it just starts it just that it's a slippery slope that just keeps going but what about it.
For instance video games where there should be worried look you know if you're fifteen year old kid and you are there other are though -- -- aren't here but.
The parents you know I'll go ahead -- -- we were giving -- son halo for Christmas and that's a violent very violent game Posey he's in first grade seven.
End but -- he knew what he likes is there's a world in -- where he can fly in planes and that's what that's the part he knows about.
So we -- -- -- about whether or not we give it to -- there and but when you're not in one of these airplanes there's a big assault rifle.
In front of your face on the screen -- it's a tricky thing.
It's amazing how we did set yourself when it comes to terrorism remember the Muslim community in like it's -- now every terrorist is a Russian.
So they did did they did somehow voluntarily wink and a nod.
Change the plot how many movies outside Iron Man which actually go to Afghanistan -- so let's see a clip from your series with St.
-- -- Hey don't listen I need to get all rational and you have.
Must do you never do it can.
You know this marrying a total stranger from a different hemisphere -- Was stupid right here -- incredibly stupid idea.
Totally spontaneous I mean you know I saw one in distress and you know bam -- -- like a superhero.
Those -- your words but -- -- Funny to see former child star drinking wine on -- The alleged rape case the you know your third season congratulations before -- negative thoughts about -- Yeah yeah -- is this great app that I'm involved and it's it's free and it basically will it's like having coupons on your -- -- -- -- -- Smartphone.
Can download this -- for free.
And it's it's great because you bring with you to the -- at some clipping coupons -- -- and so that makes it very green also on -- -- -- actually cashier that you -- yet you can and you can also if you just wanna find Blake around holiday time it was really great because.
If you want to find a deal when I'm gonna get for my neighbors you know twelve year old.
You go on Larry Fine -- you find out what -- they're having -- ten dollars offered their 10% off for whatever you can do online as well you can find discounts -- -- -- to ever have to -- -- Now you bring to the cashier well in the app is called -- out -- is outraged an act of manure as well it was actually so I don't have it.
This is where does it all and working mom Melissa Joan Hart thanks so I think -- -- -- -- this.