Hillary Clinton Announces 2016 Presidential Bid: Celebs Like Clay Aiken, Amy Poehler, and Lena Dunham React!

Clay Aiken, Amy Poehler, and Lena Dunham
Clay Aiken, Amy Poehler, and Lena Dunham all spoke out in favor of Hillary Clinton after her 2016 presidential bid.  Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images; Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic; Mireya Acierto/FilmMagic

A-list supporters! On Sunday, April 12, Hillary Clinton announced her presidential bid for the 2016 campaign on a variety of platforms. The big news was quickly met with a variety of reactions, both positive and negative. 

But the former First Lady did find some friends in high places when celebrities quickly took to Twitter and Instagram to show their support. 

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls organization tweeted out a hilarious GIF of the Saturday Night Live alum dressed up as Clinton next to the laughing now-candidate. 

Former North Carolina Congressional candidate and American Idol alum Clay Aiken teased Clinton a bit after watching her video announcement. 

"Hillary, I love you. But why are you the stiffest and most scripted looking person in this video?" he tweeted, later clarifying that he's glad the former Secretary of State is running.

Here's what some other top celebs said:

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: I have an announcement: I'm not running for president. Yay #Hillary2016 !

Billy Eichner: A little weird Hillary announced wearing nothing but an Indian headdress while getting a piggy back ride from @theweeknd at Coachella.

Lena Dunham: This is Hillary reading a text from me that says "with you every step of the way, gurl" #mypresident

This is Hillary reading a text from me that says "with you every step of the way, gurl" #mypresident

A photo posted by Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:51pm PDT

Chelsea Clinton: Very proud of you Mom! @HillaryClinton: http://hillaryclinton.com/ 

Kat Dennings: Hillary

America Ferrera: I believed in her then, I believe in her now. @HillaryClinton #mypresident Me and @ambertamblyn stumping in 2008 

Casey Wilson: Ready to get back on the campaign trail for HILARY! Yes yes yes!

Uzo Aduba: Hillary.

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