In a move that came as a shock to many both in Britain and the world at large, U.K. voters on Thursday opted to leave the European Union. Just under half of voters were opposed to the hotly debated referendum, whose full effects and implications will likely take years to fully manifest. In response, a petition has been launched calling for new stipulations to the process — namely, that if either the Leave or Remain vote is less than 60% based on a turnout of less than 75%, there should be another referendum.
A number of celebrities — who, based on public calls to action, appear to have largely been in favor of remaining in the EU — have both signed and drawn attention to the do-over request. “Sign, if you’d like to,” tweeted James Corden. “I have.” He was joined by several others:
— rob delaney (@robdelaney) June 25, 2016
Worth a shot! Please sign: https://t.co/FkhqLdMZVI
Incredible how many have signed this in the space of a day: https://t.co/Bp1L3RlcB1
Momentum is mounting…get signing people: https://t.co/ldLjvmusz8
— James Norton (@jginorton) June 25, 2016
— Erin Richards (@ErinRRichards) June 25, 2016
The petition, which is hoted on the UK Government and Parliament’s official venue for such matters, currently boasts more than 3.3 million signees.