Alexa Chung, British model ,TV presenter ,and fashion editor at Vogue urged her followers on twitter to petition current results of European referendum ,if they were infact “unhappy” with results.
On a tweet that she posted today ,Chung wrote “If you’re unhappy with the result of the referendum, I urge you to sign this petition” ,right bellow she attached a link to the petition site .
If you’re unhappy with the result of the referendum, I urge you to sign this petition ??❤️ https://t.co/03jLoDzCn8
— alexa chung (@alexa_chung) June 26, 2016
According to petition,parliament.uk the petition has already gained a total of 3,431,296 signatures.The petition was created by William Oliver Healey, and it is due to expire on November 25 of this year.The petition needs a total of 10,000 signatures for the government to be able to respond and 100,000 signatures to be considered for debate by parliament.
The petition was made possible to voters as they were able to implement a rule by law for the government that if the remain or leave vote is less than 60% based a turnout less than 75% there should be another referendum.
The referendum of June 23, had a close percentage turnout of those who voted to leave and those who voted to remain with 51.9 percent voting to stay to 48.1 percent voting to stay.
A close call which had many disappointed and called to the many left wing politicians, military officials and celebrities demanding for a second referendum.
A total of 280 celebrities signed an open letter urging voters against Brexit,according to The Week online.Celebrities such as actors Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley,and footballer David Beckham voting to stay in.
While other celebrities voted to stay out of EU like actor Sir Michael Caine,Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes and Former footballer Sol Campbell .
Musician PJ harvey reacted to Thursday night’s Brexit vote during her performance at The Downtown Rabbit Hole Festival ,mid-concert to deliver a speech, in which she recited John Donne’s 1624 poem “No Man Is an Island”, according to Pitchfork.
Along with Harvey ,and musician Thom Yorke of Radiohead and more have reacted to the referendum by voicing the petition on twitter and elsewhere to the masses.