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Cher Reacts to Election Result, Says It's Like a 'Death in My Family'


As the mood quickly shifted from joyous anticipation to morose defeat at Manhattan’s Javits Center, some of Hillary Clinton's celeb supporters expressed their disbelief as Donald Trump became the president-elect.

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Cher, who was at the official Clinton election viewing party, told Inside Edition: "I am shocked... I feel like there has been a death in my family."

As she left the Javits Center, Working Girl actress Melanie Griffith told Inside Edition: "I am staying positive. Hillary is my woman."

Many of the same celebrities who fought for a Clinton victory used social media to convey their devastation.

Captain America star Chris Evans took to Twitter to express his disbelief.

Madonna also took to Twitter to say “a new fire is lit” and urged fans not to give in.

Singer John Legend took a shot at Trump’s failed Trump University, tweeting: “I feel like America just sent in our tuition check for Trump University.”

Actress Anna Kendrick said it felt like she woke up from a bad dream.

Some of Trump’s biggest supporters came out to express their joy of his victory.

Actor Stephen Baldwin, who was at the last presidential debate, and whose brother, Alec, has been parodying Trump on Saturday Night Live, tweeted that he was “proud to have been part of such amazing history.”

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Action star Steven Seagal congratulated Trump on Twitter.

British TV personality and one-time Celebrity Apprentice contestant Piers Morgan said he might run for Prime Minister now that his friend is the president-elect.

 


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