June 26, 2015 will go down as a historic day — the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is legal across the United States! We couldn’t be more excited, and it seems like celebrities everywhere are feeling the same!
From Ellen DeGeneres and Kylie Jenner to Joe Jonas and Harry Styles, Hollywood is lighting up at the news that same-sex marriage is finally legal, no matter where you live across the United States. Love is love! These ecstatic celebrities took to Twitter to share their elation — and emotional responses — to news so many had waited so long to hear. Let’s take a look!
The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage would be legal across the United States on June 25, in a historic 5-4 decision. The landmark case stemmed from Obergefell v. Hodges, in which a same-sex couple who filed a lawsuit in Ohio in 2013, alleging that the state discriminates against same-sex couples married in other states. Upon reviewing this case, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriages are protected by the Constitution — and legal across the country! It’s a historic moment for the United States, and one that many have been waiting to hear for decades upon decades. Celebrities who support same-sex unions were thrilled by the decision, and took to social media to share their happiness in the wake of the ruling!
LOVE ALWAYS WINS
— Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner) June 26, 2015
Huge day for America.. Happy to see the news. All the love
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) June 26, 2015
Today is beautiful 🇺🇸💞
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) June 26, 2015
— Kristin Chenoweth (@KChenoweth) June 26, 2015
— Sean Hayes (@theseanhayes) June 26, 2015
#MarriageEquaility!!!! A giant step towards our country being a better place to be!
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) June 26, 2015
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 26, 2015
Love won. #MarriageEquality
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 26, 2015
— Taylor Schilling (@TaySchilling) June 26, 2015
— Matt Bomer (@MattBomer) June 26, 2015
— Raven-Symonè (@ravensymone) June 26, 2015
Supreme Court for the win!! Yes! Wonderful day! #MarriageEquaility
— Abbi Jacobson (@abbijacobson) June 26, 2015
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) June 26, 2015
🇺🇸 GO AMERICA! pic.twitter.com/xKv7gL0Jg8
— J O E J O N A S (@joejonas) June 26, 2015
Love must win? LOVE HAS WON!!!!!!!
— Audra McDonald (@AudraEqualityMc) June 26, 2015
It’s clear that marriage equality is an issue strongly supported in Hollywood, and this is a day that everyone — these celebrities included — are going to remember for a very long time. What strong and lovely messages they’ve sent out to the world!
HollywoodLifers, are you as excited as we are? What do you think of these celebrities’ reactions? Sound off in the comments! Take our poll!
— Samantha Wilson