As President Obama delivered his farewell speech to the nation in Chicago Tuesday night, Hollywood stars and celebrities took to social media to express their gratitude and celebrate his achievements one final time.
Many of the president’s most outspoken celebrity supporters, including Ellen DeGeneres, Katy Perry, Shonda Rhimes, Michael Moore, Russell Simmons and dozens of others used their Twitter accounts to express their feelings with just ten days remaining until Obama leaves office.
Some stars like Amy Adams, Regina King and Sarah Jessica Parker said their goodbyes while on the red carpet at Sunday night’s Golden Globe awards:
— VANITY FAIR (@VanityFair) January 11, 2017
But others watched along and commented as Obama spoke for just under an hour from a convention center in Chicago.
Below are celebrities’ reactions to the speech, and their parting words for President Obama.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) January 11, 2017
When The President & First Lady
Leave the White House ….
We Will be The Custodians Of HOPE?? #ObamaFarewell
— Cher (@CherOfficiaI) January 11, 2017
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) January 11, 2017
— Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) January 11, 2017
YES WE CAN #obamafarewell
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) January 11, 2017
Walks off to Springsteen's "Land of Hope and Dreams". And now for something completely different… #ObamaFarewell
— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) January 11, 2017
— Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH) January 11, 2017
— Sharon Stone (@sharonstone) January 11, 2017
— MAXWELL (@_MAXWELL_) January 11, 2017