Donald Trump Becomes Presumptive Republican Nominee: England, Spain, Westeros and the World React

After Ted Cruz dropped his presidential bid on Tuesday, May 3, Donald Trump was deemed the presumptive Republican nominee in the 2016 election. While the Trump campaign was enthralled with the news, people around the world took to social media to express their horror.

Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey, who plays the coldhearted Queen Cersei Lannister on the HBO series, took to Twitter to express her disbelief late Tuesday.

WESTEROS AND OTHER FICTIONAL PLACES

Captain Obvious — of Hotels.com — continued to encourage people to consider a move to Canada. 

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Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop in 2016. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Across the pond, many reacted to the idea of President Trump with gallows humor.

ENGLAND

FRANCE

SPAIN

"With Ted Cruz off the stage, Trump has it easy. It will be an ugly, ugly presidential campaign."

GERMANY

JAPAN

INDIA

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Donald Trump following his victory in the Indiana primary in 2016. View press/Corbis via Getty Images

BRAZIL

"Only Trump is worse than the apocalypse."

https://twitter.com/cotavio/status/727851414920298496

"I will never understand why Americans support someone like Donald Trump."

https://twitter.com/_denisetorres/status/727854048951537666

AUSTRALIA

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