Celebrities React: Hillary Clinton Concession Speech

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Celebrities React Hillary Clinton Concession Speech

By Andrew Shuster

Celebrities React Hillary Clinton Concession Speech

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Hillary Clinton gave her concession speech on Wednesday, hours after it was determined she had lost the presidential election. Celebrities are now reacting to the Democratic nominee’s heartfelt message to the country in the wake of her defeat. See stars’ Twitter reactions below.

Olivia Wilde wrote, “Thank you for your grace, @HillaryClinton. I’m so deeply sorry.” Leslie Jones expressed, “Hilary’s concession speech! Damn I know she had some tears last night. Rem day after a lost game. That what it feels like. But worst.” And Patton Oswalt wrote, “What a beautiful speech. And this is a BEAUTIFUL country. Gonna fight for it to stay that way.”

Gigi Hadid recited Clinton’s quote, “If we stand together despite our differences, our best days are yet to come,” and then added herself, “Deeply disappointed.. But may we not lose heart.” Sophia Bush noted, “Couldn’t help but tear up watching her kind and thoughtful words. We must hold ourselves to this standard. Never give up.” Meanwhile, Patricia Heaton simply stated, “Great concession speech by HC,” and Vivica A. Fox tweeted, “Thanks for having the COURAGE to try again!! In my heart u are my #MadamePresident MUCH LOVE n RESPECT to u QUEEN ##ImSTILLWithHer.”

Ellen DeGeneres said, “Thank you @HillaryClinton for your speech and for your endless bravery. We are stronger together.” 
Meanwhile, both Star Jones and Julianne Moore separately expressed, “Thank you Hillary,” while Andy Cohen offered, “That’s called CLASS.” Additionally, stars including Jessica Chastain, Ricky Martin, Christina Milian, Alyssa Milano, Emmy Rossum and Katie Couric all quoted a key line from Clinton’s address. Gossip Cop will update as more celebrities react to Clinton’s concession speech.

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