Miley Cyrus, Ellen DeGeneres & More Stars Tweet About Prop 8 Defeat

Tue, February 7, 2012 4:54pm EST by 9 Comments
Proposition 8

There’s no mistaking the joy as celebrities tweet their reactions to California’s same-sex marriage ban being overturned.

The courts have spoken! On Feb. 7, a federal appeals court ruled that Proposition 8, a measure which sought to ban gay marriage in California, is unconstitutional, and now the stars are weighing in about the historic ruling!

“Proposition 8 served no purpose, and had no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gays and lesbians in California,” the court said.

Almost immediately following the decision, celebrities began taking to Twitter to share their thoughts. Check out what some of Hollywood’s hottest stars are saying:

Miley Cyrus@NOH8Campaign we’re one step closer beautiful people :)#Prop8IsUnconstitutional!

Ellen DeGereneres: Today we took another step towards equality.#Prop8 was found unconstitutional again. I couldn’t be happier.

Cory Monteith: Prop 8 has been ruled unconstitutional! In other news, the Pacific Ocean was discovered to be wet.

Kristin Cavallari: Amazing news about prop 8 being declared unconstitutional!!

Olivia Wilde: Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!

Elizabeth Banks#Prop8 overturned! Punching the air right now.

Sophia Bush#EqualityMatters “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human…

Kelly Osbourne: Are my ears hearing this corectly? If so my eyes are filling with tears of joy! thank you lord #Prop8IsUnconstitutional!

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: Historic! #Prop8 is unconstitutional. @AFER & I won’t stop until ALL Americans are #free2marry. Sign> & RT

Busy Philipps: So- hooray California! For finally righting a massive wrong and overturning Prop8.

Kathy Griffin: Prop 8 just got glitter bombed. Next stop, Supreme Court?

Chaz Bono: Today the US Court of Appeals rules that Prop 8 is unconstitutional. One step closer to equality for every American.

Jenna Dewan-Tatum: Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional!!!!! I am SO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!

Nia Vardalos: Bye-bye #Prop8, sorry but you’re not invited to the wedding!!

Meghan McCain: Fantastic news about Prop 8 being declared unconstitutional! Here’s to freedom and equality for all Americans. #LoveOverHate #Equality

Audra McDonald: Prop 8 ruled unconstitutional!!!!!!!

RuPaul: Prop 8, sashay away.

– Josh Rosenblatt

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Posted at 10:57 AM on April 28, 2012  

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Posted at 1:05 AM on April 25, 2012  

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Posted at 4:17 PM on February 8, 2012  

Lost respect for Kristin Cavaralli and Miley Cyrus, especially speaking up for this. Would think Jay Cutler would not be in favor of this; it’s sad that the world is saying that marriage is okay for gays/lesbians. Marriage was meant for men and women only. Evidently people need to get out their Bibles. I especially find it distasteful when people call themselves Christian, say they read their Bibles and then say it is okay for these people to marry.

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Posted at 9:02 PM on February 7, 2012  

I’m so happy that Prop 8 was banned:)

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Posted at 7:32 PM on February 7, 2012  

Smh,I wish that others would realize gay marriage is wrong. Smh even more at Miley Cyrus,she claims to be a southern baptist,if she really was then ahe would realize that being gay and gay marriage is the most sicking thing ever.

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Kety Jones

Posted at 8:19 PM on February 7, 2012  

I hear that. Any one who belived in gay marrige clearly doesn’t beleive. No matter what faith you are gat marrige is rong.

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Posted at 6:28 PM on February 7, 2012  

I find this completely disgusting and unholy and morally wrong in every way. There is no way our beautiful nation should have to soil itself with such a thing. I am disgusted and will be forever ashamed to live in this world if this continues!

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Posted at 9:04 PM on February 7, 2012  

Then maybe you shouldn’t live anymore, you ignorant, homophobic, ugly person. Homosexuality is not wrong in any way, and I believe it is against almost everyone’s beliefs to discriminate against ANYONE for any reason.

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Posted at 11:09 PM on February 7, 2012  

Discrimination is wrong. Sex, heterosexual, gay, or otherwise, between anyone that is 18 to 29 who is female, georgeous, and with a man or woman, and preferably on film should be allowed, anyone else should be outlawed unless they’re making babies, and yes that includes the Kardashian and the Jenners and the Humpries and the Odoms.

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