US elections 2016: Here's what celebrities are saying about president-elect Trump

Whether it was Kunal Nayyar lamenting on what Trump's win could mean for him or TV show Black Mirror issuing a statement about the result, Hollywood has been very expressive about the US presidential elections 2016.

FP Staff November 09, 2016 15:22:33 IST
US elections 2016: Here's what celebrities are saying about president-elect Trump

Despite polling suggesting the precise opposite, Donald Trump has won the election and is going to be the next President of the United States.

Unsurprisingly, as Hollywood was nearly unilaterally opposed to Trump, the entertainment community is not happy. As the ballot results came in, the reactions from celebs turned from cautious optimism to bleak despair. Whether it was Kunal Nayyar lamenting on what Trump's win could mean for him or TV show Black Mirror issuing a statement about the result, Hollywood has been very expressive.

The people at Netflix horror show Black Mirror just issued a clarification after Trump won:

Will & Grace had earlier issued an ad campaign in support of Clinton. Debra Messing, the star of the show is an ardent Clinton supporter. She sarcastically remarked:

Trevor Noah who predicted the Trump apocalypse:

Kunal Nayyar, who plays scientist Raj Koothrappali on The Big Bang Theory, seems to scared to be a brown man in America.

JK Rowling is scared: We stand together. We stick up for the vulnerable. We challenge bigots. We don't let hate speech become normalised. We hold the line. https://t.co/ro9AkRSc9Q — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) November 9, 2016 Captain America has spoken:

The Family Guy man:

Ariana Grande was in tears:

Lady Gaga, who was an ardent Hillary supporter, was clearly distressed:

The Hulk aka Mark Ruffalo is going to fight back:

Cher ranted against the President-elect:

Comedian Sarah Silverman quoted Anne Frank. Clearly she isn't a fan of Trump:

Alec Baldwin is not a Trump fan:

Katy Perry isn't a Trump fan either:

Jesse Williams, who is very outspoken for his support for the Black Lives Matter moment, said:

Kate Walsh from Grey's Anatomy said:

Meanwhile in Bollywood, Kamal R Khan had something to say about Trump too:

Karan Johar has spoken:

Here's what popular Twitter user Gabbar Singh had to say:

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