No, Ashley Judd is not set to star in another political thriller; she's looking towards the real deal!
Gossip about the A-lister and social activist's plans to run for U.S. senate has been spreading faster than peanut butter and jelly, but it is now being predicted that she will in fact be announcing her Democratic nomination this May!
Even though the Missing star has yet to officially confirm the announcement, a source from MSNBC anticipates that Ashley will go up against Republican minority Mitch McConnell for the powerful position.
In a statement over the weekend, the actress said:
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Ashley Judd has only said that she is considering running for Senate in her home state of Kentucky.
But her potential opponent Mitch McConnell is treating her as a real threat, and he's called in the big guns- conservative strategist Karl Rove!
Rove's American Crossroads group has already made its first ad attacking the Double Jeopardy star. He says:
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