President Obama stunned the nation yesterday by announcing that he supports gay marriage.
"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," the President told ABC anchor Robin Roberts in an interview that aired on Good Morning America Thursday morning.
This is the first time in history that a U.S. President has come out in support of the controversial topic.
Celebrities immediately took to Twitter to react to the groundbreaking news.
Ellen DeGeneres @TheEllenShow - "Thank you President @BarackObama for your beautiful and brave words. I'm overwhelmed."
Neil Patrick Harris @ActuallyNPH - "Bravo, Mr. President, and thank you."
Jane Lynch @janemarielynch - "Obama: Marriage? Gay is okay!" "Pretty darn happy today. Thanks Mr President, for supporting the dignity of my family and so many others!"
Justin Timberlake @jtimberlake - "@barackobama inspires me once again. True leadership is when you are willing to risk your power and voice so that ALL of ours can be heard."
Read what all 40 celebs had to say about the news on TooFab: 40 Celebrities React To Obama's Support Of Gay Marriage
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