Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Dismisses Prop. 8: Top 20 Celebrity Tweets
Pundits, politicians, and (of course) celebrities took to Twitter to share their reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and dismiss California's Proposition 8. Running the gamut from hilarious to heartfelt, here are the top 20 celeb tweets responding to the landmark rulings.
DOMA has been held unconstitutional, 5-4 decision authored by Justice Kennedy. Oh happy day!— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) June 26, 2013
Any straight person complaining about the Supreme Court striking down DOMA should be forced to hire a heterosexual wedding planner.— Joan Rivers (@Joan_Rivers) June 26, 2013
so long DOMA. here's to equal rights for all.— Elijah Wood (@woodelijah) June 26, 2013
I am delighted that DOMA is dead. It did not defend my marriage to deny its benefits to anyone else. http://t.co/KZCowvVQab— Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) June 26, 2013
DOMA and Prop 8 should get married.— Seth Meyers (@sethmeyers) June 26, 2013
DOMA-it-just-lost-O Mr. Roboto!
So, so happy for Edie, et al.— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) June 26, 2013
And Prop 8 was dismissed?!?
Christmas comes six months early this year! (Less one day...)— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) June 26, 2013
It's a supremely wonderful day for equality. Prop 8 is over, and so is DOMA. Congratulations everyone. And I mean everyone.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 26, 2013
If you're gay married in California your gay marriage is now legal. Good. #allmarriageisabitgay— Russell Brand (@rustyrockets) June 26, 2013
Don't wanna traffic in stereotypes but let's be real: I'm gonna love a gay wedding.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 26, 2013
I guess the Prop 8 & DOMA decisions are headlining SCOTUS FEST— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) June 25, 2013
SUPREME COURT DROP DOMA! BARNES & NOBLE DROP NOOK! FOOD CHANNEL DROP DEEN! BAD WEEK FOR BIGOTS! BOOKS! AND BUTTER!— DRUNK HULK (@DRUNKHULK) June 26, 2013
Hey! You know what? The Kids Are All Right! Defense of marriage falls! We chose love over hate! Goodbye #DOMA— Mark Ruffalo (@Mruff221) June 26, 2013
DOMA UNCONSTITUTIONAL!!!! America, fuck yeah, baby!!!!— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) June 26, 2013
Our wedding rings--powers of gay marriage activate! pic.twitter.com/vgJtepPJjk— Dan Savage (@fakedansavage) June 26, 2013
Remember the old days when #DOMA was around and gay people couldn't get married in California? Crazy right!?— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) June 26, 2013
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