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Taylor Swift has historically stayed silent when it comes to politics. But in a recent Instagram post leading up to the midterm elections, the pop star made her allegiance to Democratic candidates, including former Tennessee Gov. Phil Bredesen for Senate and incumbent Rep. Jim Cooper for Tennessee’s 5th District, very clear. In what seems like a direct result, Swift’s album sales and online buzz are benefitting from her political stand.

Nike, too, has profited from sharing its politics, specifically in its controversial ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Other famous people, like Gwyneth Paltrow and President Donald Trump, have made recent money news, but not necessarily in the same way. Read on to learn more.

Taylor Swift is raking in album sales since she endorsed Democrats

Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the year award at the 2018 American Music Awards in Los Angeles.
Taylor Swift accepts the artist of the year award at the 2018 American Music Awards in Los Angeles. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

After the pop star spoke out about politics, four of her albums climbed up the iTunes album sales chart.

Nike stock hits an all-time high — and Wall Street analysts say it’s because of Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick in Nike’s latest ad campaign
Colin Kaepernick in Nike’s latest ad campaign Nike

Nike’s latest “Just Do It” campaign included a number of high-profile athletes, yet Kaepernick’s black-and-white portrait sparked an uproar on social media.

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop has to pay $145,000 for recommending vaginal jade eggs to customers

Gwyneth Paltrow at the In Goop Health summit on June 9 in Culver City, California.
Gwyneth Paltrow at the In Goop Health summit on June 9 in Culver City, California. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images

Prosecutors argued that there is no scientific evidence to the benefits of putting a jade egg in your vagina, so the company must refund its customers.

What Trump’s grocery gaffe says about his relationship with money

President Donald Trump waves to supporters after arriving on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on Feb. 17, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Florida.
President Donald Trump waves to supporters after arriving on Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport to spend part of the weekend at Mar-a-Lago resort on Feb. 17, 2017, in West Palm Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Donald Trump revealed he is part Lucille Bluth at his recent rally in Tampa.