‘Do not weep:’ Stars tweet after Donald Trump win

‘Do not weep:’ Stars tweet after Donald Trump win
Many celebrities supported Clinton during the election, and have now taken to social media to express shock and dismay after a shocking Trump victory

MANILA, Philippines – Donald J. Trump is the United States’ president-elect, the victor in a heated and tense election that has also dominated global headlines. In the entertainment world that has overwhelmingly supported his opponent Hillary Clinton, the reactions range from shock and disbelief to a firm resolve to work harder for the people of the United States. (READ: Stars react as US elections results roll in)

One of the strongest reactions to the Trump victory came from actor Chris Evans, best known for his role as Captain America in the Marvel films. Seeming just as impassioned as Cap, Chris Evans said he was “devastated” as he took to Twitter to react to the Trump win. 


Pretty Little Liars star Keegan Allen referenced Trump’s controversial leaked comments in his reaction. Released in October, Trump’s comments bragging about groping women with impunity were roundly condemned as hateful and misogynstic. 



Many stars, having absorbed the outcome, insisted that there was much work to be done. 

Katy Perry, one of Clinton’s most vocal supporters, posted a series of tweets for her followers, urging them not to give in to inaction. 







Referencing one of Michelle Obama’s indelible speeches, Emmy Rossum wrote: “When they go low, we go high. We regroup. We listen. We double down. We bet on us. Good night.”


Like Emmy and Katy, Patton Oswalt’s tweet pointed to a refusal to wallow in negativity despite their candidate’s loss. 



Sophia Bush tried to remain optimistic in her tweet: 


Dustin Lance Black posted this.


Sarah Bareilles posted this.


Bindi Irwin meanwhile posted this:


Along with many social media users, other celebrities could only express shock or sadness over the results. 

Rob Lowe simply said “Wow. She conceded. Wow.”


Model Selita Ebanks wrote:”I’m done. Good Night America. God Bless.”



Filipino-American Jessica Sanchez said she was sad about the results. The former American Idol runner-up previously recorded a song for Hillary Clinton and has been retweeting reactions of sadness and dismay from others, including pop star Ariana Grande. 


Rashida Jones’ succinct reaction:


Actor and musician Jackson Rathbone wrote: “Modern life is officially a science fiction movie from the 1980s.”


There were some strong words from actress Rose McGowan, who tweeted about an “internment camp of the mind.”



Actor Stephen Baldwin, brother of Alec Baldwin, posted a video of Trump’s speech. Stephen supported Trump throughout the campaign. 


Piers Morgan said this:


What are your thoughts on a Donald Trump presidency? Let us know in the comments section. – Rappler.com

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