Tomorrow, after months of debating, Great Britain will decide whether we should be in or out of the European Union.

Every man and his dog has an opinion on the hugely important decision, and rightly so, but here are some of the opinions we actually care about. (Sorry uncle Jimmy who's posted 7 EU related statuses on Facebook in the past 12 hours).

From David Beckham and Danny Boyle to Jeremy Clarkson and Katy Hopkins, here's how some of our British celebrities are voting. Sorry, regarding the last name on that list, I meant prize bellend.


Former England captain David Beckham declared his support for Britain remaining in the EU earlier this week. The 41-year-old posted a lengthy statement on Instagram saying 'we should be facing the problems of the world together and not alone'.

Film and theatre director Danny Boyle - along with 250 celebrities including Benedict Cumberbatch - signed a letter calling for the UK to remain.

It read: "Britain is not just stronger in Europe, it is more imaginative and more creative, and our global creative success would be severely weakened by walking away."

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling took to her personal website to reveal she wants to remain. She also compared campaigners to Lord Voldemort. Make your own mind up about that one.

She said: "The research demonstrates that we don't know what we've got. Ignorant of what it gives us, we take the benefits for EU membership for granted."

Former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson and James May uploaded a video to YouTube on Monday to plea with the British public to vote remain.


When Peep Show's David Mitchell was asked by a fan on Twitter how he was voting, he replied simply "stay."

OBE Idris Elba also took to Twitter last week to persuade his vans to "VOTE IN."

Glastonbury organisers Emily and Michael Eavis are also in the remain camp and the pair have encouraged festival goers to 'make sure they vote'.

Speaking to The Guardian, Michael said:"The people coming to our festival have to make sure they vote. The result of this referendum strongly affects their future - it's so important for them and they've got to ensure they're part of it.

"I do believe that the kids who come here will want to be involved. We have said it until we're blue in the face: if you come, vote."

Physicist Stephen Hawking made his views clear when he said: "We need to be part of a larger group of nations, both for our security, and our trade." He also highlighted the benefits to education and research that comes from EU grants.


Other supporters include Cara Delevinge, Sir Ian Mckellen and founder of Virgin Group Sir Richard Branson.

The business magnate said: "I am one of the few business people who can remember how difficult it was before the EU was formed.

"Setting up a new business was a challenge. I couldn't move my employees between Britain and Europe without visas; moving goods was hugely complex with high taxes and the hassle of red tape and heavy-handed bureaucracy.

"I'm saddened to think the UK would ever go back to that time."


Former Dragon's Den star Duncan Bannatyne took to Twitter to make his feelings clear by posting: "We must leave the EU... MUST."

Also voting to opt out of the EU is actress Elizabeth Hurley.

Explaining her opinion, she said: "If it means we can go back to using decent lightbulbs and choose high-powered hairdryers and vacuum cleaners if we so wish, I'm joining Brexit for sure."


The Italian Job actor Sir Michael Caine is also voting to opt out of the EU.

He said: "You've now got in Europe a sort of government-by-proxy of everybody who has now got carried away. Unless there is some extremely significant change, we should get out."

Geordie Shore "star" Vicky Pattinson has decided she's voting leave.

She said: "We need to leave the EU and be a strong, sovereign country.

"When you see all of the problems that are going on in Greece, Germany and Turkey, it's clearly not good for us.

"People might say that's selfish, that I'm not doing my bit for the entire planet. But we can't save everybody. I'm proud to be British and have no shame in saying we must back Brexit."


Rent-a-gob columnist Katie Hopkins has been pro Brexit since day one and she's let us all know about it.

She said: "I won't be opening up my spare bedroom to refugees. I stand for British people and putting British people first." To be fair, who gives a flying fuck about her opinion?


Monty Python star John Cleese made his feelings pretty clear when he tweeted: "If I thought there was any chance of major reform in the EU, I'd vote to stay in. But there isn't. Sad."

Other leave supporters include former goalkeeper David James, Roger Daltry of The Who and former England international football star Sol Campbell. Two of my colleagues are Tottenham fans and they don't seem to really care what he has to say.

Whatever you decide, make sure you use your right to vote!

Words by Sian Broderick

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