Hot on the heels of Barack Obama's election into the White House Tuesday night, November 4, A-list celebs who cast their votes for the Democratic leader expressed their joy in various ways. Some of them shared wise words, whereas the others preferred to host a celebration.
Pop superstar Madonna said, "I'm so f-ing happy right now". Famous talk show host Oprah Winfrey, who has been very vocal in supporting Obama, commented, "There are not even words to talk about what this night means. It's one of the greatest moments I could ever imagine. That's how great it is."
R 'n' B artist Usher also joined the millions of Americans who were celebrating Obama's election as the 44th president of the United States, telling Access Hollywood, "Isn't this incredible news? Man, this is incredible. It's so incredible to see that this historical thing has happened." Fellow music star Kanye West commented on Obama's win by saying, "Hi mom, Obama Won!", when referring to his late mother Donda West, who died November last year.
Actress-singer Lindsay Lohan only had simple comment, stating "Yes we can", whereas her lesbian lover DJ Samantha Ronson, said "Yes we did!!" Elsewhere in Beverly Hills, celebrity couple Courteney Cox and husband David Arquette hosted a victory party for Obama at their home. Citing several sources, E! Online reported Jennifer Aniston, Sacha Baron Cohen and Isla Fisher were among those in attendance.