Celebrities react as Joe Biden becomes president-elect

After a lengthy wait for results, Joe Biden has been elected the next president of the United States, much to the delight of these A-list backers. While celebrity Trump supporters have been mum so

After a lengthy wait for results, Joe Biden has been elected the next president of the United States, much to the delight of these A-list backers.

While celebrity Trump supporters have been mum so far, praise for Biden immediately erupted online, with several big names congratulating the nation’s next commander-in-chief, including Lizzo, Ariana Grande and even Kim Kardashian. 

Check out the celebrities who’ve supported Joe Biden and their reaction to the election below.

Barbra Streisand

Brooklyn’s own Babs shares her performance of “Happy Days are Here Again” in celebration of Biden’s win.

Lizzo

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It’s time to hold the people in charge accountable. It’s time for them to listen. And it’s time for actual change in our policies and practices.

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A teary-eyed Lizzo took to Instagram to emotionally process the win, believing that Trump simply “didn’t care” about the American people. She also took pride in knowing a black woman will hold office as Vice-President for the first time in US history.

Amy Schumer

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The comedian was one of the first to congratulate Biden and future Vice President, Kamala Harris, on their win, writing, “This is such a big deal guys!! We did it. Anyone else crying like a monster? Millions made their voice decisively clear: they chose @joebiden and @kamalaharris to guide us to a better future!

Mindy Kaling

The funny lady tweeted that she was brought to tears after learning of the win, focusing on the significance of Harris’ election to VP.

Pink

Singer Pink also took to Twitter to celebrate the good news.

Stephen King

The author cited CNN results before sharing his thoughts on Trump’s “wretched, wretched presidency.”

Ariana Grande

Singer Grande thanked the almighty after learning of the results.

Lady Gaga

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@joebiden @KamalaHarris and the American people, you just gave the world one of the greatest acts of kindness and bravery humanity has ever seen. ❤️ 🙌🙌 nothing but love for our new Commander in Chief and the 1ST female VP elected to the White House. Also, way to go PA 😭❤️

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The singer — who campaigned for Biden – shared a photo of herself with the soon-to-be president  alongside caption, ” “@JoeBiden @KamalaHarris and the American people, you just gave the world one of the greatest acts of kindness and bravery humanity has ever seen. ❤️ 🙌🙌 nothing but love for our new Commander in Chief and the 1ST female VP elected to the White House.”

Khloé Kardashian

Despite brother-in-law Kanye West’s failed bid for president, Kardashian celebrated the Biden win.

Kim Kardashian

Shortly after Khloé, West’s wife congratulated the Biden-Harris ticket by posting a photo along with three heart emojis.

Bette Midler

The stage and screen icon tweeted how grateful she is that Biden pulled out the victory, but still believes Pres. Trump will sully the moment with “conspiracy theories.”

Shakira

The Columbian songstress gushed over Biden’s win, calling him “civil and compassionate.” She also looks forward to, “this new phase of unity and healing that begins now with Biden as new president elect.”

John Mulaney

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And stay out!

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The stand-up celebrated the Biden win by posting an illustration of the tail-end of a horse, referring to his infamous bit where he likened Trump’s presidency to a “horse being loose in a hospital.” 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus

The actress — who played the Vice-President on HBO series “Veep” — tweeted, “‘Madam Vice President’ is no longer a fictional character.”

Jason Alexander

Fellow “Seinfeld” actor Jason Alexander took a sip from his “Cup of Joe” mug while imploring citizens to give Biden a chance to make real change.

Lin-Manuel Miranda

The playwright and actor shared a GIF from his stage play, “Hamilton,” to commemorate the victory.

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