Susan Sarandon says she’s not sure she’d vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump

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Susan Sarandon listens as Bernie Sanders speaks at a rally in Iowa in January. (Photo: Chris Carlson/AP)

Actress Susan Sarandon says she isn’t sure she’d vote for Hillary Clinton in the fall if the former secretary of state beats Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Sarandon, one of Sanders’ most visible surrogates, told MSNBC’s Chris Hayes that she’s concerned that Clinton doesn’t represent the progressive values that the Vermont senator and self-described democratic socialist preaches on the campaign trail.

“She doesn’t,” Sarandon said. “She’s accepted money from all those [Wall Street] people. She doesn’t even want to fight for a $15 minimum wage.”

The 69-year-old Academy Award winner said her fellow Sanders supporters — many of them first-time voters — won’t turn out for Clinton in a general election.

“You really think that?” Hayes asked.

“I think there’s a good possibility,” Sarandon replied. “They feel like she’s not authentic, that she’s a liar, that they don’t trust her, so what difference does it make?”

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Bernie Sanders (Photo: Chris Carlson/AP)

She said Sanders would probably urge his supporters to support whoever the Democratic nominee is, particularly if the Republican nominee is Donald Trump.

“I think Bernie would probably encourage people, because he doesn’t have any ego in this thing,” Sarandon said. “But I think a lot of people are [saying], ‘Sorry, I just can’t bring myself to do that.”

“How about you personally?” Hayes asked.

“I don’t know,” Sarandon said. “I’m gonna see what happens.”

“Really?” Hayes responded. “I cannot believe, as you’re watching the rise of Donald Trump. …”

“Well, you know, some people feel Donald Trump will bring the revolution immediately,” Sarandon said. “If he gets in, then things will really explode.”

In January, while stumping for Sanders in Iowa, Sarandon compared Trump to a “drunk uncle at a wedding.”

“He’s made hatred and racism normal,” Sarandon said. “I can’t even address him seriously.”

But there’s one thing Sarandon shares with Trump: A disdain for the status quo.

“It’s dangerous to think that we can continue the way we are,” she said.