5 of the Best Celebrity Reactions to US Marriage Equality

Posted by PZ on June 29th, 2015

After the US Supreme Court ruled that gay marriage is now legal in all 50 states, Twitter and Instagram exploded with celebratory messages marking the historical moment in the gay rights movement. Voicing their excitement at the decision, these stars wrote heartfelt messages that were touching and emotional.


America Ferrera


America commented that she’s thrilled with the outcome and felt very moved upon hearing the news: “Yes! We have the capacity to change our hearts and minds! Today is a wonderful day! Happy tears on the eve of my own wedding anniversary that all my friends can know their marriage is respected and protected by the law of the land.”

Neil Patrick Harris

Neil felt that everything was immediately changed by the major decision: “It’s a new day. Thank you Supreme Court. Thank you Justice Kennedy. Your opinion is profound, in more ways than you may know.”

Richard Branson

Richard celebrated the big leap forward for rights: “An epic day for gay rights in US. A much-needed recognition for millions who have been discriminated against on the basis of who they love.”

Sam Smith

Sam was excited about the move but pointed out that people need to continue working towards change: “All 50 states. So happy. Times are changing my friends. We have such a long way to go and so much more fighting to do so I hope nobody stops and thinks everything’s ok because it isn’t, BUT it’s days like today, and moments like this that we’ve all gotta have a drink and celebrate how far we have come. I couldn’t be prouder to be gay. Love to all.”

Zachary Quinto

Zachary thanked the Supreme Court for their decision: “I am so overwhelmed with gratitude for the wisdom of our Supreme Court – and the courage of generations of LGBT crusaders who have fought hard and sacrificed much to lead us to this powerfully emotional and historic moment!!! what an amazing day for our community – and our country!”

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