Cherry Jones

Meet your new President (at least for the next season of 24).

24’s producers have apparently been mulling over casting a woman as Commander-In-Chief for some time - they swear it’s not a PR move related to Hillary’s presidential bid! Jones - who’s been dating Studio 60’s Sarah Paulson for years - is also the first and only openly gay actress to win a Tony award.

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