Celebs Rejoice Over Supreme Court Smiting Defense of Marriage Act

Celebs Rejoice Over Supreme Court Smiting Defense of Marriage Act

Celebrities flooded social media today after hearing the Supreme Court’s decisions in favor of gay marriage in two high-profile cases.

The Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act while arguing California’s Proposition 8, which declared marriage is between a man and a woman, is essentially invalid.

Lena Dunham, who played off her sexual HBO series Girls with a naughty campaign commercial for President Barack Obama last Fall, shared this nugget with her Twitter followers.

Lena Dunham tweet

Danny Zuker, an executive producer on Modern Family which features a gay couple, renewed his recent Twitter war with Donald Trump with this pithy come on: @realDonaldTrump Marry me

Actress Olivia Wilde of TRON: Legacy fame went the “all caps” route in her response: YESSSS!!!! This is a great day for love and justice.

Bette Midler tempered her enthusiasm for the latest news on gay marriage with this tweet referencing the Court’s recent ruling regarding the existing Voting Rights Act: Today’s vote on gay marriage is sure to be as groundbreaking as the Voter Act of 1965…oh, right.

William Shatner offered his praise for the Supreme Court’s actions sans venom: Very pleased about the Supreme Courts rulings today on DOMA and gay marriage in CA.

Update: Actress Kristen Bell re-proposes to her fiance, Dax Shepard, to trumpet the news.