Celebrities took to social media Friday to express jubilation over the Supreme Court's ruling that made same-sex marriage legal in all 50 states.
#LoveWins was the collective hashtag used by Kristen Bell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Lady Gaga and so many others to welcome the ruling. Rainbow hearts illuminated news feeds as A-listers beamed with patriotism and American pride over the ruling.
Several shared news stories of historic weddings, while others got a bit more creative: "Will & Grace" alum Sean Hayes even created a music video with his husband to celebrate the momentous ruling.
Here's a roundup of reactions:
It's a new day. Thank you Supreme Court. Thank you Justice Kennedy. Your opinion is profound, in more ways than you may know. #huzzah— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) June 26, 2015
Woke up to learn that love is free! Thank you to all those who fought so hard to make this historic moment happen.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 26, 2015
Weddings are about to get a lot less boring...— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 26, 2015
Let's use this victory as a reminder to keep pushing for equality on every frontier. We have the power!— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 26, 2015
gonna tweet something I never thought I would: !!!!!!!!!!!!! USA USA USA USA !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!— jackantonoff (@jackantonoff) June 26, 2015
Praying for ability to simultaneously hold room in my heart for joy about the SCOTUS decisions & heartache about #ClementaPinckney services— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) June 26, 2015
#MarriageEquaility!!!! A giant step towards our country being a better place to be!— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) June 26, 2015
Hugely emotional that marriage equality has finally come to the U.S. History! Love ALWAYS wins. ¿¿¿¿¿¿— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) June 26, 2015
stunning. Love. pic.twitter.com/OwznOOFAKX— Justin Mikita (@JustinMikita) June 26, 2015
Sometimes the good guys win! We will inch closer and closer to the best versions of ourselves. #LoveWins— dax shepard (@daxshepard1) June 26, 2015
So proud of my country today!! #LoveWins— Courteney Cox (@CourteneyCox) June 26, 2015
Our hearts are full for Dave, Dan, and Jaylah, and loving families in all 50 states. pic.twitter.com/OXouvCrUwa— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 26, 2015
I am so proud to live in this country. #MarriageEquaility— Portia de Rossi (@portiaderossi) June 26, 2015
Six years ago I promised LGBT people federal equality from a very big stage. Today a monumental piece of that puzzle is in place. #LoveWins— Dustin Lance Black (@DLanceBlack) June 26, 2015
Wow. So moved to hear such amazing news. What a beautiful day. Grateful to those who have worked so tirelessly for equality. #lovewins ¿¿¿¿— Ellen Page (@EllenPage) June 26, 2015
#LoveWins !!! My heart sings today. I am elated and proud -more than ever to be an American.— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) June 26, 2015
Was wondering why my bedroom window had strangely blown open when I woke up. Now I know. Joy from the streets of NYC #LoveWins ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿ partytime!— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) June 26, 2015
#MarriageEquaility! Such an amazing day. Santana would be proud— Naya Rivera Dorsey (@NayaRivera) June 26, 2015
Sometimes a great big smile is enough. Maybe a leap of pure joy & a whoop of delight. OK, a skip & a punch in the air too. #SCOTUSMarriage— Stephen Fry (@stephenfry) June 26, 2015
I'm an ordained minister. And I don't discriminate. #MarriageEquaility— Ben McKee (@benamckee) June 26, 2015
A GREAT VICTORY! Gay couples can now legally wed in the US and not a moment too soon! Thank you to those who've dedicated their lives...— sia (@Sia) June 26, 2015
"This awful #SCOTUSMarriage ruling affects me in no way whatsoever!" -- everyone on Twitter holding a gun in their profile pic— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) June 26, 2015
Let's head over to the Stonewall Inn! Start the party wherever you're at! It's slowly but surely becoming a New America #SCOTUSMarriage— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) June 26, 2015
Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins— President Obama (@POTUS) June 26, 2015
BREAKING: Gay marriage law of land for 6 hours or so now - I can confirm wacko bird prediction of apocalypse as false as Myan prophecy— Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) June 26, 2015
Incidentally, if there were negative tweets coming from entertainment's famous folks, they were so few and far between as to be effectively invisible. Seth MacFarlane tweeted and deleted a groaner of a joke framing the decision as a good reason to go see "Ted 2," and Adam Baldwin had a series of tweets bemoaning federalism over states' rights, including one retweet about supporting the court's decision while disagreeing with its right to make the call in the first place.
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