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.
— AmyPoehlerSmartGirls (@smrtgrls) April 12, 2015
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.
— Clay Aiken (@clayaiken) April 12, 2015
"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 !
I have an announcement: I'm not running for president. Yay #Hillary2016 !
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) April 12, 2015
Billy Eichner: A little weird Hillary announced wearing nothing but an Indian headdress while getting a piggy back ride from @theweeknd at Coachella.
A little weird Hillary announced wearing nothing but an Indian headdress while getting a piggy back ride from @theweeknd at Coachella.
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) April 12, 2015
Lena Dunham: This is Hillary reading a text from me that says "with you every step of the way, gurl" #mypresident
Chelsea Clinton: Very proud of you Mom! @HillaryClinton: http://hillaryclinton.com/
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) April 12, 2015
Kat Dennings: Hillary
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) April 12, 2015
America Ferrera: I believed in her then, I believe in her now. @HillaryClinton #mypresident Me and @ambertamblyn stumping in 2008
— America Ferrera (@AmericaFerrera) April 12, 2015
Casey Wilson: Ready to get back on the campaign trail for HILARY! Yes yes yes!
Ready to get back on the campaign trail for HILARY! Yes yes yes! ????????
— Casey Wilson (@caseyrosewilson) April 12, 2015
Uzo Aduba: Hillary.
— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) April 12, 2015
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