Within seconds of the race being called for Obama by most major news networks (including Fox News, though some of its own pundits resisted), the celebrity corner of the Twitterverse was on fire with reactions. Here's a mere sampling:
Donald Trump: Our nation is a once great nation divided!...The electoral college is a disaster for a democracy...Hopefully the House of Representatives can hold our country together for four more years...stay strong and never give up!
Olivia Wilde: AMERICA! You have spoken! Women! You have been heard! Young people! You proved them wrong! Tireless Obama volunteers! I THANK YOU!
Simon Pegg: Today's Sesame Street is brought to you by the number 2 and the phrase 'f--k you'.
Demi Lovato: YAYYY!!! �� Proud to be an American!!! Woo hoo!!!!!
MC Hammer: America is making a huge statement !!! Humanity is primary.The people need access to medical care and we Appreciate and Respect Women !!!
Aubrey O'Day: Right????!!! God I admire her @maddow! #truth "@cmore2g: I'm LOVING how aggressive her tone is getting hehe"
Aziz Ansari: Karl Rove bout to give a Suge Knight style BEAT DOWN to the dude who was supposed to rig the machines.
will.i.am: All that travel, hard work and campaigning was worth it...and now its time to work even harder...
Bill Maher: Tea Party has now cost the Republicans 5 senate seats. My next donation is going to them.
Melissa George: In Australia, just heard the great news about our president Obama ! You deserve to re-elected...you had me at hello...