Today felt like just about any old day ... until it WASN'T! May 9, 2012 will go down in history books now that President Obama has declared his support for marriage equality. In an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts this afternoon, our POTUS said, "I've just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married."
Finally!!! What amazing, groundbreaking news.
Plenty of Hollywood types have spoken out about their frustration with Obama's silence on the matter of marriage equality, but today, they're shouting from the rooftops in support of his announcement. Here, some of the best celeb reactions heard 'round the web ...
"I knew I voted for that guy for a reason." -Diablo Cody
"Obama: Marriage? Gay is okay! ... Pretty darn happy today. Thanks Mr President, for supporting the dignity of my family and so many others!" -Jane Lynch
Better late than never!!!! Obama supports same-sex marriage ... " -Samantha Ronson
"With @MichelleObama & @JustinMikita permission I would like to marry @BarackObama right now!" -Jesse Tyler Ferguson
"1984: I wrote law school paper arguing that laws against gay marriage were unconstl. Prof said I'd never see gay marriage in my lifetime." -Lisa Bloom
"Thank you, President Obama! No more living in the past!" -Kim Kardashian
"Bravo, Mr. President, and thank you." -Neil Patrick Harris
"Even though he did it a little late under political pressure - very happy to hear the President come out in support of gay marriage." -Meghan McCain
Here's the awesome clip in which Obama tells Robin Roberts how he feels ...
Which celeb's reaction is your fave? How did you feel when you heard the news?
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