Donald Trump US Presidential Victory: Hillary Clinton Devastated? Chris Evans, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry & Madonna Express Disappointment; Urge People to Move?
The world was stunned as it is became increasingly clear that business mogul Donald J. Trump was set to become the 45th President of the United States. Fear and uncertainty were the most dominant emotions of Elections Night as the man who's been consistently called out for bigoted slurs and lack of cohesive policies ascended to the White House.
Emotions were high, and even the world's biggest names weren't exempt from the general sentiment. Take a look at how celebrities reacted to Donald Trump's win.
How celebrities reacted to Donald Trump's win
Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 US Presidential Election had been a shock to most. Chris Evans, who plays Captain America in "The Avengers," tweeted that Trump's win was "devastating" and represented the "embarrassing night for America," having let a "hatemonger" and a "bully" become the most powerful man in the nation.
A number of LGBT celebrities also reacted to Donald Trump's win. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitch Pritchett in "Modern Family" and a known LGBT advocate, said he was taking the rest of Elections Night to grieve for "minorities, women, immigrants, and LGBTQ," the sectors who have been consistently affronted by Trump's campaign, but that he was waking up to fight for them.
Popular talk show host Ellen deGeneres had earlier tweeted Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton that she stood by her regardless of the election results. The celebrity then reacted to Donald Trump's win afterwars, saying she will not stop trying to find the good in this world.
Pop icons Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Cheer and Madonna, who endorsed Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton, all struck a general tone during Donald Trump's win as they pledged to work even harder for unity and peace. More notably, Lady Gaga also staged a protest in front of Trump Towers on Tuesday night, with placards saying "Love trumps hate."