A man who has consistently promised to disrupt the lives of Muslim-Americans, Mexican-Americans, African-Americans, LGBT Americans, and women and who has incited, as New York Magazine stated, “intersectional hatred,” will be the 45th president of the United States. People all over America have been trying to cope with what exactly it will mean now that former reality TV star Donald Trump has won the election. And celebrities are, too. Here are some of the most searing responses.
Jesse Williams, Kerry Washington, Alicia Keys, Laverne Cox, Gina Rodriguez and others offer words of encouragement, a plead to love and come together and a call to action.
Rapper T.I. sends a message to President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Janelle Monae, Lena Waithe, Margot Cho, John Legend and others talk about their genuine disappointment and disbelief.
Actress Amandla Stenberg wrote a short letter to her followers on Instagram.
Chrissy Teigen reminds us when Trump indirectly insulted her.
Rapper Mykki Blanco’s Twitter timeline is a must read.