Prop 8 Overturned; Celebrities Tweet Reactions to Monumental Decision

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Earlier today, Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker announced his verdict regarding Prop 8, the controversial ballot proposition that was passed in November 2008 and banned gay marriage in California.

Judge Walked deemed the amendment a violation of the Constitution's equal protection clause under the 14th Amendment and overturned it. THG's reaction to this news?

Hooray! There's no practical argument against the harmless institution of gay marriage, and every reason to treat homosexuals the same as heterosexuals. As for the reaction in Hollywood, an outspoken community when it came to this issues? Here are a handful of responses:

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: "This decision affirms the full legal protections and safeguards I believe everyone deserves."

Ellen DeGeneres: "Equality won!"

Portia de Rossi: "I am ecstatic that proposition 8 has been overturned in the state of California. This is an incredibly exciting and historical day and a big step towards equal rights for all."

Lance Bass: "Congrats on the overturning of Prop 8!!!!"

Celebs

Pink: "It’s a good day!"

Adam Lambert: It's time to "throw glitter on this barn!

Ricky Martin: "YEAHHHHH!!!!! PROP8UNCONSTITUTIONAL MOVING FORWARD!!!!!!!!"

Kelly Osbourne: "so happy over the news on prop8 its about time!"

Kim Kardashian: "Prop 8 was struck down! This news is amazing!!!! Its about time! Congrats to everyone!"

Shanna Moakler: "Tonight we celebrate! EQUALITY and LOVE for all! This is so much bigger then [sic] marriage, it's about wisdom, compassion and knowing we CAN be heard, action DOES make a difference!"

Samantha Ronson: "Song Of The Day: Let's Get Married- Jagged Edge."

Olivia Munn: "Prop 8 Overturned!!! Equal rights for everyone! Nice to be out of the 1950s..."

Seth Myers: "Prop 8 was always my least favorite Prop. Favorite Prop: Joe."

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YAY!! equal rites 4 everyone!!

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If people saw two male dogs going at it they would think..umm...ok that's just wrong...what makes it right in the human species..it's just sick..nothing to accept, its just flat out wrong

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I am so glad to hear this news.

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Two euroasian men doing what euroasian men do best and sticking it to America by doing it IN America. HAHA SCREW YOU, AMERICA. Screw your heterosexuality and your whole straight spy chick hemisphere, America. We are taking you DOWN. The days of heterosexuality and sexual freedom are coming to an END, America, and you can't do anything about it. HAHA Freedom is SO dead.

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So glad it was overturned. Time to progress!! But that Adam Lambert tweet wasn't about Prop 8 he was talking about his concert tonight. This is what he tweeted about prop 8-
Prop 8 Overturned! I'm glad California has restored the right for ALL of its citizens to marry whoever they please! Equal rights are very Glam!

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