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The cast of The Politician texts with theSkimm

Oct 4, 2019

The Story

Things are getting political. 

Don’t worry, not that kind. 

We’re talking about the new Netflix show “The Politician.” We sat down with stars Ben Platt and Zoey Deutch to text about the highly-anticipated series. 

Ready to binge. 

Us too. They also mentioned their favorite summer reads and fake campaign slogans. Zoey spent her summer reading "Three Women," "A Little Life," and "Where the Crawdads Sing." Ben read "Less" (three times).


Watch to see their advice to the 2020 candidates and the best part of having Gwyneth Paltrow play your mom. 

Want more Texting With? Check out our convo with the cast of “Downton Abbey.” 

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