Celebrities React to Obama's Win

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    U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) celebrates with his wife Michelle (L), his Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill (R) after winning the U.S. presidential election in Chicago, Illinois, November 7, 2012.
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By Emma Koonse, Christian Post Reporter
November 7, 2012|9:48 am

The results of the 2012 presidential election have been announced and Hollywood, has erupted with reactions posted to Twitter.

Late Tuesday night, voters from across the country named Barack Obama President of the United States for a second term in a clear victory over Mitt Romney.

While some of Hollywood celebrated Obama's win, other celebrities expressed disappointment. Despite many differing views, Twitter was abuzz with the news of the election several hours after Obama's victory.

"DONE AND DUSTED!!!" Wrote Katy Perry, who had supported Obama throughout his reelection campaign.

"Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria also actively supported Obama and posted to Twitter: "Me and my friends celebrating! I'm [in] tears! Moving the country forward!!!! Obama!!!"

"Heard the good news," wrote frequent Twitter user and reality television star Kim Kardashian. "Congrats President Obama!!!!"

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Mariah Carey posted, "INCREDIBLE SPEECH!!!!! Watching in a room full of diverse people all truly moved. Thank you America for President Obama- 4more yrs."

"AMERICA! You have spoken," actress Olivia Wilde wrote. "Women! You have been heard! Young people! You proved them wrong! Tireless Obama volunteers! I THANK YOU!"

On Wednesday morning, Nicki Minaj posted, "So inspiring, dreams do come true… CONGRATULATIONS MR. PRESIDENT!!!!!!!"

The President himself took to Twitter following his victory, writing, "We're all in this together. That's how we campaigned, and that's who we are. Thank you. –bo"

Obama later added a photo of himself and First Lady Michelle Obama hugging with the caption, "Four more years." The tweet saw thousands of retweets.

Meanwhile, business tycoon Donald Trump shared opposite sentiments about the election.

"Well, back to the drawing board," he wrote, later adding, "This election is a total sham and a travesty. We are not a democracy!"

Farrah Abraham was also disappointed her Republican candidate did not win, writing, "Mitt Romney won Popular vote. Sadly #Obama gets to completely ruin our economy Congrats!!!"

Actress Olivia Munn posted a positive message, quoting Barack Obama: "We are and forever will be, the United States of America!"

 

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