UPDATE: Celebrities react to projected election results
Photo of Mark Ruffalo, courtesy of Wikimedia.
UPDATE NOV. 13:
After days of waiting for results, many networks have projected that Joe Biden will be elected the 46th President of the United States on Nov. 7.
Here’s how celebrities are reacting:
John Legend congratulates the president and vice president elect, Biden and Harris.
Congratulations to President-Elect Biden and Vice President-Elect Harris! Thank you for choosing to serve your country during these challenging times. pic.twitter.com/PEEPFexKFF
— John Legend (@johnlegend) November 7, 2020
Lin-Manuel, creator of Hamilton, shares a Gif from the show saying, “We won!”
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 7, 2020
Khalid celebrates the news of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris winning the election.
Meanwhile, other celebrities are showing different responses to the news of President-elect, Joe Biden.
Tomi Lahren posts her support for Donald Trump, saying the fight for the presidency is not over.
The fight is not over. We won’t stop till voter fraud is exposed and ENDED! Our PRESIDENT @realDonaldTrump will keep fighting
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) November 7, 2020
Actor Antonio SabàtoJr. urges his followers to change their profile pictures to red in support of Donald Trump.
Actress Kirstie Alley responds to a critic, assuring that she will not be gracious during this change of power.
Mindy Kaling shares a picture of the first woman and POC vice president, Kamala Harris, saying she’s proud that finally someone in office looks like her and her daughter.
Crying and holding my daughter, “look baby, she looks like us.” pic.twitter.com/Gy4MAPoNjy
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) November 7, 2020
Lady Gaga posts a picture of her with Joe Biden, praising Pennsylvania for their turnout this election.
INITIAL REPORT NOV. 4:
As the world continues to wait for the results of the 2020 Presidential Election, celebrities are doing what they do best — tweeting.
Here’s what they are saying, so far:
Mark Ruffalo, a member of the Avengers cast is emphasizing the importance of the Native vote in changing the turnout of the election.
For Sure! It’s been heroic and I am so grateful for the work of every organization and every volunteer who has been doing that work. I think the Native vote throughout the nation will be seen as important and game changing. That is my hope. Power to the Native People. https://t.co/Hn4hEdX7ze
— Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) November 4, 2020
John Legend is calling for all the votes to be counted before a party claims victory.
This feels like 2018. A lot of stress and premature takes until all the votes were counted and the democrats did quite well. Let them count.
— John Legend (@johnlegend) November 4, 2020
Phillipa Soo from Hamilton also urges fans to follow Aaron Burr’s words and “Wait for it” as every last vote is counted.
Like Aaron Burr says, “Wait for it”. Waiting is hard, but democracy is worth waiting for. #CountEveryVote pic.twitter.com/TzrcAuYVFL
— Phillipa Soo (@Phillipasoo) November 4, 2020
Lady Gaga is sending the nation virtual hugs and proclaiming her faith in the human spirit.
Every single vote in this country matters, will be counted and will matter! It is the emblem of our democracy! I have so much faith in the human spirit! We’ve got this America! Sending EVERYONE A BIG HUG!
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) November 4, 2020
Meanwhile, some celebrities are sharing differing opinions. Kirstie Alley hopes for the re-election of Donald Trump, while Sarah Cooper posts a picture of her dog wearing a Biden-Harris bandana as they wait for the final votes to trickle in
Not taking this off until all the votes are counted pic.twitter.com/kgtdhzosHx
— Sarah Cooper (@sarahcpr) November 4, 2020
Finally, Stephen Colbert jokes about the stress that comes from waiting for a final call.
Easily the most stressful National Sandwich Day in my lifetime.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 4, 2020
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