Ellen DeGeneres, NPH, More Tweet About President Obama’s Support For Gay Marriage

neil patrick harrisThis is history in the making, folks! President Barack Obama has become the first-ever president to reveal his personal support for gay marriage rights while still in office.  “I’ve just concluded for me personally, it is important for me to affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married,” President Obama told ABC News on May 9 — just one day after North Carolina opted to ban gay marriage entirely.

Naturally, the internet is all a-Twitter about his admirable support for equal rights. Even our favorite Hollywood celebs could not contain their excitement and had a few things to say to the POTUS.

Ellen DeGeneres: “Thank you President @BarackObama for your beautiful and brave words. I’m overwhelmed.” – @TheEllenShow

Neil Patrick Harris: “@BarackObama: President Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage [link]. Bravo, Mr. President, and thank you.” – @ActuallyNPH

Glee’s Jane Lynch: “Pretty darn happy today. Thanks Mr President, for supporting the dignity of my family and so many others!” – @JaneMarieLynch

Singer Josh Groban: “Historic!! #equality RT @BarackObama President Obama announces his support for same-sex marriage.” – @JoshGroban

Bravo’s Andy Cohen: “THANK YOU MR. PRESIDENT” – @BravoAndy

Jared Leto: “Nice to hear this from big B himself! #equality “@BarackObama: “Same-sex couples should be able to get married.”—President Obama” – @JaredLeto

Rachel Zoe: “Such an exciting day!!! xoRZ RT @BarackObama “Same-sex couples should be able to get married.”—President Obama.” – @RachelZoe

Bryan Greenberg: “Respect to @BarackObama for supporting same sex marriages.” – @BryanGreenberg

Evan Rachel Wood: “Wooooooo! @BarackObama.” – @EvanRachelWood

RuPaul’s Drag Race: “@BarackObama… shantay, you stay!” – @RuPaulsDragRace

DWTS Pro Louis van Amstel: “Just saw the ABCnews interview w @RobinRoberts n Obama. It was good to hear him say everyone SHOULD b able to get married.” – @LouisVanAmstel

Michelle Branch: “YAY Obama!! #EqualityForAll.” – @MichelleBranch

Russell Simmons: “thank you Mr. President for your support of gay marriage.” – @UncleRUSH

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