Actors, celebrities tweet in joy at US gay marriage ruling

White House shines rainbow colors to hail same-sex marriage ruling

Reuters June 27, 2015
White House shines rainbow colors to hail same-sex marriage ruling. PHOTO: BREITBART

NEW YORK: Actors, singers and Hollywood celebrities, many of whom have played a major role in driving acceptance of gay rights in mainstream culture, whooped with joy at the US Supreme Court's ruling that made gay marriage legal nationwide on Friday.

Twitter lit up after the historic decision, with #LoveWins, accompanied by a rainbow-colored heart, and #Supreme Court quickly becoming the top trending items on the social media site.


Celebrities such as British singer Elton John and US comedian Ellen DeGeneres, both of whom are in same-sex marriages, have spoken out in support of gay unions for years.

Popular American TV shows Will & Grace, Glee and comedy Modern Family also are widely credited with playing an influential role in changing the perception of gays, lesbians and transgender people in the United States and beyond.

Following are some celebrity reactions to Friday's ruling, delivered via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and statements:


Person | 8 years ago | Reply Disgusting. No wonder actors are expressing their joy at this.
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