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Celebrities Are Reacting To Joe Biden Being Elected President Of The United States. Here Are The Best Posts.


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Joe Biden has officially won the 2020 US presidential election, beating Donald Trump. Celebrities across the country took to social media within minutes of the result being called to express their joy. Here are their reactions so far.

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"Crying," Ariana Grande wrote on Twitter. "THANK GOD."

CRYING @JoeBiden @KamalaHarris 🀍🀍🀍🀍🀍🀍🀍 THANK GOD

John Legend, who appeared at a rally in support of Biden the night before the election, shared a video of his performance alongside the caption: "We sang this on Election Day Eve in Philadelphia, PA, the birthplace of our democracy. Thank you, Philadelphia, for showing up for democracy in such an epic way!"

Meanwhile Chrissy Teigen shared this extremely relatable commentary.

My god it feels like I just took off a weighted blanket, unhooked my bra and taken out my extensions all at once

Before posting a video of herself and John bopping along to "FDT."

Reese Witherspoon used her post to recognise the women who have "shattered glass ceilings and paved the way for a woman to finally be Vice President of the United States."

"The people have spoken!" Kerry Washington said. "Thank you to everyone who used your vote and your voice to make history. PRESIDENT Joe Biden and VICE PRESIDENT Kamala Harris."

Michelle Obama shared a lengthy Instagram caption revealing that she was "thrilled" by the result, before reminding her followers of the work that lies ahead.

Mindy Kaling revealed she was "crying and holding" her daughter, telling her: "Look baby, she looks like us."

"Biden Harris Babay!! πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ" Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness captioned his photo. "Democracy works hunty!!!"

Meanwhile, Queer Eye's Antoni revealed he was about to celebrate in the streets of New York.

"I want to cry tears of joy," KhloΓ© Kardashian said minutes after the result was called, "Bravo."

OMG I want to cry tears of joy!!!! Bravo!!! πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½πŸ‘πŸ½

"Joyful," Kourtney Kardashian wrote with a blue heart emoji alongside her retweet of Kamala Harris's post.

And Kim Kardashian West followed suit with a series of blue hearts.

"PHILLY!!!!! AMERICA!!!!!! BLACK FOLK!!!! BLACK PEOPLE!!!!!!!! GOD BLESS YOU!!!!!!! πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ’›πŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏπŸ™πŸΏ Now....let’s fight for that Senate!!!!!!!" Viola wrote alongside her post.

"I've been waiting to post this photo because I knew deep down you would be our next President," Demi Lovato wrote. "Today we celebrate the millions of Americans who overcame barriers to the ballot box, mobilized their communities and voted in record breaking numbers. This was OUR election and WE WON TOGETHER."

Billie Eilish shared an overjoyed video, thanking her fans for voting for "what is right".

Amy Schumer revealed she was "crying like a monster," before going on to thank the volunteers and staffers who worked "through a pandemic to defend democracy."

Lady Gaga said that Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and the American people had given "the world one of the greatest acts of kindness and bravery humanity has ever seen."

She also livestreamed as she sobbed tears of happiness for all those who have felt "oppressed" over the last four years.

Queer Eye's Karamo Brown shared a video as he sobbed, sharing it with a heartfelt caption: "This moment.... we are going to begin healing and to every little girl and woman... this moment of for you!"

"BOOM!!!" Hilary Swank wrote in her caption. "It’s time to heal πŸ™πŸ½πŸ™ŒπŸ½πŸ’«"

"History made," Queer Eye's Tan France wrote. "Yes, celebrate this victory, and the fact that Democracy worked! But ... this fight for a better, decent, kind America isn't over."

Hailey Bieber shared her excitement with a photo of Biden and Harris alongside a simple caption: "πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™!!!!!!!!!!!!"

"I look forward to living under your leadership for the next four years," Miley Cyrus wrote alongside an image of Biden. "Thankful for your service."

Sophie Turner revealed she'd gotten stuck into the mimosas already.

Jennifer Aniston shared the news before posting this very appropriate Friends gif.

She followed it up with this video, alongside the caption: "Today is a good day. Time to move FORWARD. Thank you for this @vanjones68. πŸ’™πŸ˜­πŸ™πŸΌ"

"So much to be celebrating and grateful for...PEACE, love over hate, healing and the first woman Vice President EVER! I am filled with hopeβ€οΈπŸ€πŸ’™," Jenna Dewan wrote.

Nicole Richie simply posted this childhood photo of Kamala Harris alongside the American flag emoji.

"Here's to democracy, equality and a woman in the white house," Zooey Deschanel wrote. "Thank you to all those who made their voices heard by voting. And thank you to all the amazing people who worked tirelessly counting every vote."

Eva Longoria shared a message of joy specifically dedicated to the children of the country.

Our children were watching us as a country. To see what we would decide. Division and Hate or Unity and LOVE. We chose correctly. LOVE will always trump hate! Unity, let’s start healing as Americans! πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Cardi B posted this video after revealing earlier this week she'd gotten up at 5 a.m. to vote against Trump.

"It’s time to hold the people in charge accountable," Lizzo wrote in the caption of her post. "It’s time for them to listen. And it’s time for actual change in our policies and practices."

Ellie Woodward is Celebrity and Entertainment Editor for BuzzFeed UK and is based in London.

Contact Ellie Woodward at ellie.woodward@buzzfeed.com.

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