Naomi Campbell is the latest celebrity to support New York hope for mayor Ray McGuire.
He appeared on Campbell's YouTube series, "No Filter with Naomi" - and she detailed her journey from poverty in Ohio to Harvard graduate and Wall Street heavyweight.
"[Ray] had never met his father, like me. He was raised by a single mother like me. I identify with this… You are the epitome of the American Dream, may it be done. This can be achieved with determination, dedication and drive. You play that for me, ”Campbell said.
“What you posted about your godson was such a beautiful tribute… such a tragic loss, and my heart goes out to you,” he said.
Meanwhile, other celebrities behind McGuire include Christy Turlington, Donna Karan, LL Cool J, Spike Lee and Steve Martin - who has said he hopes to win because, “Sorry. I could use a few, maybe one for myself, maybe for the future. And just one more to carry in my back pocket.