Celebrities have reacted in jubilation after Democratic nominee Joe Biden was declared the next President of the United States.
‘THANK GOD,’ Ariana wrote on Twitter, tagging the President-elect and soon-to-be Vice President Kamala Harris.
‘Let’s get to work, America. It’s time to hold the people in charge accountable. It’s time for them to listen. And it’s time for actual change in our policies and practices,’ Lizzo wrote on Instagram, beneath a video that showed her with a tear rolling down her cheek.
Stars including Ariana Grande and Lizzo took to social media following the announcement Saturday morning, revealing that they were crying tears of joy over the news
Meanwhile, other stars including Alyssa Milano, Lady Gaga, Ben Stiller, Bette Midler and Eva Longoria also took to social media to celebrate.
Kim Kardashian – who worked with President Trump on criminal justice reform – also appeared to give her seal of approval, sharing a photo of Biden and Harris alongside blue love hearts.
Kardashian made no mention of her husband Kanye West, who made the ballot in 12 states and received just 60,000 votes out of an estimated total of 160 million.
Elsewhere, some stars mocked President Trump after hearing the news, with Oscar-winning director Jordan Peele gleefully posting: ‘You’re fired!’
Model Gigi Hadid spoke of her ‘joy’ and ‘relief’ in a tweet Saturday morning.
A NEW DAY. A NEW CHAPTER! More voices have been heard than ever before. A president that will work to serve all Americans, whether you voted for him or not, toward a UNITED America!! & THIS COUNTRY’S FIRST FEMALE VICE PRESIDENT’
Kardashian made no mention of her husband Kanye West, who made the ballot in 12 states and received just 60,000 votes out of an estimated total of 160 million
Singer Pink was overcome with emotion, writing on Twitter: ‘This news has brought me to tears. I was overwhelmed with relief for this country. I was overwhelmed for Kamala and the inspiration that she brings to girls everywhere.
‘Van Jones made me cry ugly tears. This country has so much work to do to come together. I pray we can do it.’
The 41-year-old What About Us hitmaker was referring to Jones’ emotional speech on CNN Saturday morning as he tearfully talked about the hope he feels, for people of color, now a new president has been elected.
Actress Reese Witherspoon shared a snap of Biden and Harris smiling while peering into a car window as the Big Little Lies star talked about the ‘monumental day’.
‘Today is a monumental day. No matter what side you are on, let’s take a moment to recognize how far women have come in this country. Thinking about all those who shattered glass ceilings and paved the way for a woman to * finally * be Vice President of the United States makes me so emotional.
A united America: Gigi Hadid spoke of her joy as she tweeted this message on Saturday morning
Tears: Singer Pink was overcome with emotion as she posted to Twitter about the win
Anything is possible: Actress Reese Witherspoon shared a snap of Biden and Harris as she called it a ‘monumental day’
‘Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Shirley Chisholm. Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Kamala Harris. I salute them all. And to the young girls of our nation… DREAM BIG. Anything is possible.’
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna kept it simple as she posted ‘You’re fired’ referencing her stint on Celebrity Apprentice when Trump fired her.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who starred as a female Vice President in HBO series Veep remarked on having a real-life woman presidential VP-elect.
‘Madam Vice President is no longer a finctional character @KamalaHarris’ she wrote alongside a photo of Harris.
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Rinna kept it simple as she posted ‘You’re fired’ referencing her stint on Celebrity Apprentice when Trump fired her
Veep star Julia Louis-Dreyfus remarked that we now have a female VP – just like her character in the HBO show
Celebrate: Beyonce shared a simple congratulations to Joe and Kamala on social media
About time: Jessica Biel shared a memory of her at an event shaking hands with Biden
Democrat Joe Biden said on Saturday he was honored that Americans have chosen him to be their president and said it was now time to heal divisions left by the election campaign and unite as a country.
‘I am honored and humbled by the trust the American people have placed in me and in Vice President-elect Harris. In the face of unprecedented obstacles, a record number of Americans voted,’ Biden said on Twitter.
‘With the campaign over, it’s time to put the anger and the harsh rhetoric behind us and come together as a nation. It´s time for America to unite. And to heal.’
Mr Biden crossed 270 electoral college votes on Saturday with a win in Pennsylvania.
Mr Trump refused to concede, threatening further legal action on ballot counting.
Joy! Model Kendall Jenner and singer Kesha shared their happiness at the new development on Saturday
Wow: Actress Elizabeth Banks wrote that she was ‘so so so relieved’
Cheers to democracy: Modern Family star Sarah Hyland shared a happy post
Good vibes: Alec Baldwin filmed cheering and celebrations going on across New York
Priceless: Ciara shared a cute clip of her daughter’s reaction to the win
Crying: Actress and producer Mindy Kaling was emotional about Harris being VP-elect
Let the healing begin: Demi Lovato talked about love and combating hate
Good day: Lily Collins basked in victory while watching the news unfold on CNN