As President-elect Donald Trump took the stage to deliver his victory speech at the Hilton Hotel in New York City (USA) to a cheering crowd of supporters, social media went into a tizzy.
The unexpected outcome surprised celebrities across the world, with a lot of stars reacting to the Republican party candidate’s victory with shock and disbelief. Others expressed their support for Trump, and said they hoped for a change for the better. Here are a few of the more interesting tweets.
Ellen DeGeneres, actor-talk show host @HillaryClinton, however this ends tonight I am so proud of you and so honored to be your friend.
Chris Evans, actor 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.
Michael Moore, documentary film-maker However this ends, that’s where we begin.
Kristen Bell, actor-singer No matter who wins- my offer still stands- can we PLEASE all be friends again in the morning? #TeamHuman
Ariana Grande, singer well this is utterly terrifying
Shonda Rhimes, TV producer No but seriously: THIS many of you don’t mind the body-part grabbing xenophobic man who says “there’s my black over there?”
Leslie Jones, comedian-actor Welp! I’m going home early cause I don’t know wtf is happening! I want to be near my weapons cause it’s gonna be crazy if he wins! Lol
Seth MacFarlane, TV producer-writer I truly cannot visualize the rambling, incoherent creature I saw at the debates now addressing the nation from the Oval Office.
Cher, singer #ElectionNight THE END OF HUMANITY AS WE NOW IT IS NEAR THE THIRD WORLD WAR IS COMING I CAN NOT STAY IN IF THAT WINS.
Twinkle Khanna, interior designer-writer Donald Duck waddling to the White House doesn’t seem to be just a surreal nightmare. Misogyny plays its trump card and wins..
Shekhar Kapur, film-maker #DonaldTrump 45th President of the United States! US Media is realising they no longer represent the opinion of the majority
Sunny Leone, actor What is most surprising is the entire government system is red now! Trump won’t have many hurdles to pass to do anything he wants!
Pooja Bhatt, filmmaker-actor Did Trump really thank the secret service?? Yes he did… luurvely! Welcome to Disneyland.. we are now serving acid on receipt of your stub!
Javed Akhtar, lyricist-screenwriter A leader like Trump connects with our meanness He tells us don’t feel guilty there are many as vicious as you are . We love him for it .
Ram Gopal Varma, film-maker Am congratulating myself for predicting a Trump victory more than 4 months ago.. I am throwing a Trumping party tonite.