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Chloe Grace Moretz wants Hillary Clinton to make college education free

Chloe Grace Moretz wants Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to ditch expensive college fees.

The Carrie actress reveals she often raises issues she thinks are of concern to young women with the politician.


It's not the first time Chloe Grace has shown her political leanings, the outspoken 19-year-old has previously spoken of her support of Clinton's bid for the White House over fellow Democrat Bernie Sanders, and admitted she thinks Republican Trump has no chance of succeeding President Barack Obama as U.S. leader.


"My biggest issue as a young person, male or female, is our educational system. When I turned 18, I decided that I couldn't justify the expense of college, "she tells elle.com.


At just 17, Chloe Grace was earning a reported $500,000 a movie. But says she chose to skip college at 18, because of the huge cost of college education. A top-tier U.S. university education can cost $60,000 a year, and a public college will cost half that, according to student support organization College Board.


"I can't justify spending my own money and throwing it away to go to college just to pay it back for 15 years," she says.


"It feels really inappropriate, like I'm getting robbed. So I told that to Hillary Clinton. I said, "Why can't we make it so when kids turn 18, they want to go to college?" It should be free."


While she is in a privileged position as a Hollywood actress, the star believes that this factor puts money young people off opting for the college experience, and has urged Hillary to act on their behalf. What Hillary's response to Chloe Grace's demands is as yet unclear.


She adds: "You shouldn't have to buy education. That's something we need to give to the youth of America because it's going to raise income, it's going to raise job satisfaction, it's probably going to raise empathy and understanding of other people. Education is everything."