Celebrities express dismay, hope at Donald Trump’s victory


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump’s election stunned many, including celebrities who overwhelmingly supported Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Here’s how some of them reacted on Twitter to his victory:

— “Canada has just started building a wall.” — comedian Ricky Gervais.

— “Great faith in God works. Mr @realDonaldTrump I’m proud to call you President of the United States of America. And First Lady @melaniatrump.” — actor Scott Baio.

— “Just was watching the news… maybe they’ll ask me to sing ‘You Can’t Always Get What You Want’ at the inauguration, ha!” — rocker Mick Jagger.

— “Anyone else wanna puke?” — actress Kristen Bell.

— “When they go low, we go high. We regroup. We listen. We double down. We bet on us. Good night.” — actress Emmy Rossum.

— “We are staring into the face of our darkest self America. Why does it have to have a dyed combover??” — actress Connie Britton

— “I need to wake up early and buy tons of stock in a wall building company! And logs! And metal! And levelers!” — writer-director Judd Apatow.

— I can’t stop crying. I can’t even believe this. Its too clear about the consciousness of our country. I can’t. I’m so afraid of what is about to happen.” — singer-songwriter India.Arie

— “Now it is time to move forward and hope that our country can come together.” — actor Ben Stiller

— “Dear God Please let Ruth Bader Ginsburg live to be 120.” — actor-comedian Albert Brooks.

— “I still believe in us. I do. I think if anything this should motivate us. This should wake us up.” — actress Sophia Bush.

— “At least pot’s legal.” — actor-producer Seth MacFarlane, reacting to voters legalizing recreational marijuana use in California, Massachusetts and Nevada.

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