Celebs React to Mitt Romney Selection of Paul Ryan as Vice President Running Mate
4:29 pm, August 11th, 2012
Shortly after the announcement was made, celebrities began to chime in on the new Republican ticket.
Here are some of the notable Twitter reactions — positive, negative and otherwise — to the Ryan news:
Andy Cohen: ”I really hope someone has the guts to ask Paul Ryan’s stance on the KStew/RPatz situation in California. #NeedClarification.”
Eva Longoria: “With Romney and Ryan, the choice for women, students, veterans and the middle class couldnât be clearer… #Obama2012.”
Meghan McCain: “Paul Ryan is an inspired and exciting choice. Sincerely. I am a big fan of his. He will make an excellent Vice President. #RomneyRyan2012.”
Michael Ian Black: ”With this choice, Paul Ryan immediately jumps to frontrunner status as the 2016 Republican presidential nominee. Congrats.”
Rupert Murdoch: “Thank God! Now we might have a real election on the great issues of the day. Paul Ryan almost perfect choice.”
Russell Simmons: ”Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, two men who will destroy our people…”
Kal Penn: “This is awful. I was hoping it would be Jindal so I could play him in the HBO movie.”
Seth MacFarlane: “The selection of Paul Ryan makes me wonder what the Romney cabinet will look like. http://lockerz.com/s/233594720.”
Michael Moore: “Channeling Bush, war supporters/military dodgers Romney & Ryan insult those who served by using battleship as their prop.”
Suzanne Somers: “he is an excellent choice.”
Michael McKean: “Ryan says Ayn Rand was his inspiration to enter public service, which is a little like Ray Kroc inspiring a career in nutrition.”
Jared Leto: “Today Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan, who wants to cut Pell Grant scholarships for nearly 10 million students!”
Elizabeth Banks: “I can confirm categorically that I am NOT Mitt Romney’s VP nominee. #gamechange.”
Sanjay Gupta: “#43 on the list of things that make you feel old: the VP candidate is younger than you are. paul ryan was born in 1970.”
Let us know what you think about the Ryan pick — or if you noticed any good Twitter reactions to the news — in the comments section.
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