In a stunning upset, former reality TV star and business and real estate mogul-turned-politician Donald J. Trump won the required number of electoral votes Tuesday night in a hotly contested campaign, making him the 45th President of the United States come January 2017.
Celebrities expressed a range of emotions on social media after Trump took the presidency early Wednesday, ranging from happiness to despair to hopefulness.
As election results rolled in and reflected a strong showing for Republican candidate Donald Trump, many celebrities ― who mainly spoke out in favor of Democratic nominee Clinton during the 2016 campaign ― took to social media to share their views on the results, expressing their disbelief, fear, frustration, devastation and rallying cries throughout the night.
While some celebrities shared their disappointment with the results of Tuesday’s presidential election, not everyone in Hollywood was unhappy, with a few celebrities expressing their jubilation and tweeting their congrats to President-Elect Donald Trump.
Here’s a sampling of 50 celeb’s tweets and posts from throughout the night and their reaction to the announcement of Trump’s victory in the early hours of Wednesday morning.