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 (@BarbraStreisand) November 7, 2020
Brooklyn’s own Babs shares her performance of “Happy Days are Here Again” in celebration of Biden’s win.
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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.
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!
Crying and holding my daughter, “look baby, she looks like us.” pic.twitter.com/Gy4MAPoNjy
— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) November 7, 2020
The funny lady tweeted that she was brought to tears after learning of the win, focusing on the significance of Harris’ election to VP.
This news has brought me to tears. I was overwhelmed with relief for this country. I was overwhelmed for Kamala and the inspiration that she brings to girls everywhere. Van Jones made me cry ugly tears. This country has so much work to do to come together. I pray we can do it. ❤️
— P!nk (@Pink) November 7, 2020
Singer Pink also took to Twitter to celebrate the good news.
CNN just called it.
Joe Biden is President Elect.
‘This wretched, wretched presidency is coming to an end.
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) November 7, 2020
The author cited CNN results before sharing his thoughts on Trump’s “wretched, wretched presidency.”
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) November 7, 2020
Singer Grande thanked the almighty after learning of the results.
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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.”
OMG I want to cry tears of joy!!!! Bravo!!! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽
— Khloé (@khloekardashian) November 7, 2020
Despite brother-in-law Kanye West’s failed bid for president, Kardashian celebrated the Biden win.
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) November 7, 2020
Shortly after Khloé, West’s wife congratulated the Biden-Harris ticket by posting a photo along with three heart emojis.
Yes, it’s over, thank God, but Trump will fight on till he gets “something for leaving”. I’m sure he’ll announce his conspiracy theories today.
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) November 7, 2020
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.”
The world is in the hands of someone civil and compassionate.
Now it’s time to clean up the environment, provide quality education and health services to all. We all have to do our part, but the groundwork is laid.
Now a little dance with my kids to celebrate! pic.twitter.com/xyWnaZrXqk
— Shakira (@shakira) November 7, 2020
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.”
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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.”
“Madam Vice President” is no longer a fictional character. @KamalaHarris pic.twitter.com/rg1fErtHGX
— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) November 7, 2020
The actress — who played the Vice-President on HBO series “Veep” — tweeted, “‘Madam Vice President’ is no longer a fictional character.”
Sweetest coffee I’ve had in years. I hope America gives it a chance. Not for his sake, but for ours. pic.twitter.com/AmKmaQQTYT
— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) November 7, 2020
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 (@Lin_Manuel) November 7, 2020
The playwright and actor shared a GIF from his stage play, “Hamilton,” to commemorate the victory.