Celebs Trash Republican Convention: ‘This Is a National Nightmare’

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Hollywood celebrities followed along with the Republican National Convention on social media Monday night — though most had nothing good to say about the proceedings.

Liberal stalwarts like Michael Moore, Sarah Silverman and Bill Maher chimed in, while comedian Chris Rock tossed in a jab and Cher got in on the action with one of her trademark all-caps-lock exclamations.

Sarah Silverman took a shot at Scott Baio:

While Albert Brooks and B.J. Novak poked fun at possible future First Lady Melania Trump:

Seinfeld alum Julia Louis-Dreyfus and actor Dax Sheperd couldn’t handle it:

Musician Josh Groban wrote that the air in Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland appeared to be “thick with hate.”

While comedians Chris Rock and Mike Birbiglia cracked jokes:

Star Trek star George Takei took on Donald Trump directly by replying to one of his tweets:

And TV personality Billy Eichner and pop icon Cher filled the all-caps-lock tweet quota for the night:

The second day of the Republican National Convention continues Tuesday, July 19 in Cleveland.


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