Celebrities react to Obama victory
CELEBRITIES have rallied to support President Barack Obama's victory.
A host of Hollywood stars have expressed their delight on twitter for the Democrat President's return to the White House for a second term after his victory against Mitt Romney Tuesday (06.11.12).
Passionate Obama campaigner Eva Longoria tweeted: "Me and my friends celebrating! I'm on tears! Moving the country forward!!! Obama!!! (sic)"
The 'Desperate Housewives' star hosted a victory party with a group of close friends and posted a triumphant picture of herself celebrating, adding: "We did it! Obama re-elected! Yes! Yes we can!"
Fellow actress Olivia Wilde chimed in: "AMERICA! You have spoken! Women! You have been heard! Young people! You proved them wrong! Tireless Obama volunteers! I THANK YOU! (sic)"
Zoe Saldana also made her political allegiance clear, enthusing: "Barack Obama!!! The 44th President of The United States of America. God bless America, once again! ZS (sic)"
After the results were announced Obama headed to his election party at the McCormick Place centre in Chicago, to present his victory speech to a crowd including Stevie Wonder, Mary J. Blige, Ashley Judd, Melanie Griffith and will.i.am.
'American Idol' judge Mariah Carey was one of the first stars to voice her support as she headed to the polling booth earlier in the day.
She tweeted: "Pon de line, ooooh it's early! Haaaaa. / Let your vote be heard!! Four more years! (sic)"
Stars including Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyonce Knowles, Lenny Kravitz and Katy Perry all stepped out to show their support for the President in the polling booths.
Nicki Minaj is still in shock over President Barack Obama's election victory.
The 'Starships' singer is thrilled he will be in power for another four years as she never thought it would happen.
She tweeted: "So inspiring, dreams do come true... CONGRATULATIONS MR. PRESIDENT!!!!!!!!!!
"Cried the first time he was elected and this time was just so surreal ... never thought I'd see this in my lifetime. #GodBlessAmerica (sic)"
Lady Gaga took to her twitter page to speak of her joy, writing: "I JUST GOT OFF STAGE IN COLUMBIA!! CONGRATULATIONS MR. PRESIDENT @BarackObama We are so proud to be American tonight! YES!!! YES! YES!! (sic)"
Despite being Canadian, Justin Bieber - who now lives in Los Angeles - is very excited Obama is once again in power as it means everyone in the United States will eventually be entitled to healthcare regardless of their income.
He tweeted: alot of emotions right now. congrats President Obama ... Im Canadian. Im good. #FreeHealthcare :) (sic)"
However, Donald Trump was not pleased with the result and thinks it is a disaster for America.
He ranted: "We can't let this happen. We should march on Washington and stop this travesty. Our nation is totally divided! Lets fight like hell and stop this great and disgusting injustice! The world is laughing at us. This election is a total sham and a travesty. We are not a democracy! Our country is now in serious and unprecedented trouble ... like never before."