As Donald Trump’s presidential victory was announced in the early hours of Wednesday morning, many celebrities expressed their feelings on social media with reactions ranging from humor and optimism to disbelief and sadness.
A true American Horror Story
— Cheyenne Jackson (@cheyennejackson) November 9, 2016
I’m taking tonight to grieve for minorities, women, immigrants, muslims & the LGBTQ community but tomorrow I’m waking up ready to fight.
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) November 9, 2016
world will never be the same. I feel Sad for the young.🚽will never be more than the toilet, I’ve used as a symbol 4 Him.
U Can’t Polish 💩
— Cher (@cher) November 9, 2016
A New Fire Is Lit 🔥 We Never Give Up. 🔥We Never Give In’ 🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/CM4PAnR1nj
— Madonna (@Madonna) November 9, 2016
This can’t be real
— Colton Haynes (@ColtonLHaynes) November 9, 2016
To be clear: our new Vice President thinks I need shock therapy to stop being gay.
— conrad ricamora (@conradricamora) November 9, 2016
Gather your strength. Now we must turn our tears to sweat, do battle with hate, and turn this chaos into progress. The great work begins.
— Dustin Lance Black (@DLanceBlack) November 9, 2016
if you wish you had done more to stop trump, remember how tonight feels. brand it into your memory, & during the next election, GET TO WORK.
— Tyler Oakley (@tyleroakley) November 9, 2016
This is an embarrassing night for America. We’ve let a hatemonger lead our great nation. We’ve let a bully set our course. I’m devastated.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 9, 2016
Do not sit still. Do not weep. MOVE. We are not a nation that will let HATE lead us.
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) November 9, 2016
George Takei tweeted advice “to all who voted to defeat Donald Trump” saying “We may not have prevailed, but we must not despair.”
6) This country has seen wars and grave injustices, slavery and even civil war in its past. Yet we found our way through. We will now, too.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 9, 2016