Proving many poll pundits wrong on their face and giving a big jab on the popularity bubble of his primary rival Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton, Republican nominee Donald Trump won the presidential poll to get elected as the 45th President of the United States.
Twitter, which was exploding anyway in the run-up to the poll, went berserk yet again with many taking to the medium to express their initial reactions. Various American celebrities shared their views and many Indians also chimed in.
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) November 9, 2016
— Stephen Baldwin (@StephenBaldwin7) November 9, 2016
Stop it w: the moving to Canada shit.
Double down on the country we love. If Trump becomes president, we have to get MORE involved not less
— Kal Penn (@kalpenn) November 9, 2016
Congratulations @realDonaldTrump for your stunning victory over your opponent! Looking forward to making AMERICA great again!
— Steven Seagal (@sseagalofficial) November 9, 2016
America just said "y'know, racism is ok."
— Thomas Middleditch (@Middleditch) November 9, 2016
The positive element from all this is that we can no longer pretend that we are free of racism & sexism. The question is, what do we do now?
— Jessica Chastain (@jes_chastain) November 9, 2016
@Marvel, just checking you still want me to edit Thor in LA. There's a chance they won't be letting brown people through customs tomorrow.
— Taika Waititi (@TaikaWaititi) November 9, 2016
Right now I envision Donald Trump googling “What does the U.S. President do?”
— (((Joshua Malina))) (@JoshMalina) November 9, 2016
We are staring into the face of our darkest self America. Why does it have to have a dyed combover??
— Connie Britton (@conniebritton) November 9, 2016
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) November 9, 2016
PLZ TELL ME THIS IS JUST A WICKED NIGHTMARE🙏🏼 PLEASE TELL ME TO “ WAKE THE FUCK UP CHER‼️” IM TRYING 2 WAKE UP 💔#electionNIGHT
— Cher (@CherOfficiaI) November 9, 2016
Trump's biggest weapon is that people didn't take him seriously.
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) November 9, 2016
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) November 9, 2016
The majority vanquished a strong smart woman for a dangerous mediocre man. Business as usual.
— Paul Feig (@paulfeig) November 9, 2016
Really, people? ANYONE can be President? ANYONE? ANY-ONE?
— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) November 9, 2016
Biggest loser tonight is the human race. Cause climate change is gone as an issue in Trump America.
THIS IS A HUGE DEAL.#ElectionNight
— Adam McKay (@GhostPanther) November 9, 2016
I just want to remind everyone that we are looking at a very close race with a presidential candidate who was endorsed by the KKK.
— Rashida Jones (@iamrashidajones) November 9, 2016
God Bless America!https://t.co/1LmbUbeaMV
— Adam Baldwin (@AdamBaldwin) November 9, 2016
I love this country, and there's more work to do than ever.
(No offense Canada) https://t.co/u9aHY1Zho4
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 9, 2016
This is an embarrassing night for America. We've let a hatemonger lead our great nation. We've let a bully set our course. I'm devastated.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 9, 2016
— #VoteHillary (@ladygaga) November 9, 2016
One thing I do not want to watch right now-- comedy about any of this. That's how terrifying and disappointing this is.
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) November 9, 2016
in my ears there's just roaring
— Lorde (@lorde) November 9, 2016
I wonder if he still thinks the system is rigged.
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) November 9, 2016
Just here to send good vibes and healing thoughts to any American who comes out of a long coma tomorrow.
— Rohan (@mojorojo) November 9, 2016
Donald Trump and his forthcoming victory on #ElectionNight.
Great victory for trolls everywhere.
Their Prince will be King of the World!
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) November 9, 2016
Your money stopped working.
Donald Trump became President.
And the world has actually started to end!
— Sorabh Pant (@hankypanty) November 9, 2016
Now that a real estate tycoon is winning the US elections, Congress must be seriously looking at Robert Vadra.
— Ramesh Srivats (@rameshsrivats) November 9, 2016
This election is not doing a great deal of good for US soft power around the world. https://t.co/3NTkluPBHT
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) November 9, 2016
Hello America. You may get a KEJRIWAL with orange hair!
— SUHEL SETH (@suhelseth) November 9, 2016
— Fahad Albutairi (@Fahad) November 9, 2016
— timsid99 (@timsid99) November 9, 2016
— Blaine Boekhorst (@bboekhorst12) November 9, 2016
— OA (@OsamaAbusanad) November 9, 2016
— Journal of Medicine (@Thejournalofmed) November 9, 2016
9/11 never forget 11/9 always regret#notmypresident
— My Life Matters (@amazinglybrea) November 9, 2016
Donald Trump has often been trolled on social media. But we wonder if those days are over now.
First Published On : Nov 9, 2016 17:13 IST