Obama Wins Reelection, Celebrities Explode on Twitter

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President Barack Obama was reelected Tuesday night, shortly before midnight EST, in an election that wasn't quite as close as some people expected.

This was, of course, music to the ears of his many Hollywood backers.

Obama Victory

Here's a sampling of some of the reactions on Twitter regarding Obama's narrow but undisputed victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney:

Aziz Ansari: "Karl Rove bout to give a Suge Knight style BEAT DOWN to the dude who was supposed to rig the machines."

Rob Thomas: "Everyone just keep hateful comments to yourself. If romney had won, I would have congratulated him as well and still said we need to move on."

Lea Michele: "Amazing election party tonight at@MrRPMurphy's house! And so glad we got to celebrate the re-election of OBAMA!!! #GObama"

Kimora Lee Simmons: "#4MoreYears! Congratulations Mr President Sir.->"

Alec Baldwin: "Fox News is hurting the Republican Party....."

Dianna Agron: "Congratulations, Mr. President, our president."

Donald Trump: "Our nation is a once great nation divided!...The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy... Hopefully the House of Representatives can hold our country together for four more years... stay strong and never give up!"

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: "Celebrating #equality with@TieTheKnotOrg!"

Jose Canseco: "What is there to celebrate. United states is a mess and no clown is qualified to get us back on track. All candidates are a joke"

Ronan Farrow: "Fox News hastily packing up their vast smugness reserves for another four years."

Shonda Rhimes: "FOX news is amazing. Like they live in a magic land far far away from reality. You can not stop watching!"

John Cusack: "Real pressure from left will move the center back from far right --dem victory was less an endorsement of O but a repeal of far right"

Olivia Wilde: "AMERICA! You have spoken! Women! You have been heard! Young people! You proved them wrong! Tireless Obama volunteers! I THANK YOU!"

Simon Pegg: "Today's Sesame Street is brought to you by the number 2 and the phrase 'f--k you'."

Demi Lovato: "YAYYY!!! �� Proud to be an American!!! Woo hoo!!!!!"

MC Hammer: "America is making a huge statement !!! Humanity is primary.The people need access to medical care and we Appreciate and Respect Women !!!"

Aubrey O'Day: "Right????!!! God I admire her @maddow! #truth '@cmore2g: I'm LOVING how aggressive her tone is getting hehe'"

Fran Drescher: "We shud all b proud. We exercised r right as Americans. Th nation is a gr8 one! We cn join 2gether. Not let big biz & politicos divide"

Miranda Lambert: "Night yall! Im always proud everytime I see red, white, and blue no matter what!#proudtobeanamerican (and a texan) :)"

Mark Ronson: "ROMNEY HQ looks like the chillout room at a RAVE. people laying all over the place on a massive comedown"

Eliza Dushku: I remember Mitt used to talk to us like that from the podium in church. Then he'd walk off & walk right over people. We can't have that.

Aisha Tyler: "Tonight America smells like cookies and freedom, my friends. Cookies and freedom.#forward"

Sandra Bernhard: "'its been so hard on the children'#annromney imagine how it is tonight."

will.i.am: "All that travel, hard work and campaigning was worth it...and now its time to work even harder..."

Bill Maher: "Tea Party has now cost the Republicans 5 senate seats. My next donation is going to them."

Melissa George: "In Australia, just heard the great news about our president Obama ! You deserve to re-elected...you had me at hello..."

Ashlee Simpson: "Speech! Speech! #democracy"

Eva Longoria: "haha! @DesWanderer Big Bird is smiling"

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Barack Obama Biography

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Barack Obama is the 44th President of the United States of America. He became a Democratic U.S. Senator from Illinois in 2004, and has... More »
Honolulu, Hawaii
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Barack Hussein Obama II

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I do think in Washington, it's a little bit like American Idol. But everybody is Simon Cowell.

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I think I'm a pretty cool dad.

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