Supreme Court Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage in United States: Celebrities React

The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal
The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a legal right for all people of the U.S., on Friday, June 26 -- read all of the reactions here. Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A fundamental right for all people of the United States. The Supreme Court of the United States made a groundbreaking, historic ruling on Friday, June 26, that same-sex marriage is a legal right for all couples across all 50 states within the country.

The 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges was greeted by cheers from celebrities, dignitaries, lawmakers, and people not only within the country but around the world. "Today is a big step in our march toward equality," President Barack Obama tweeted on Friday. "Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins."

Read Us Weekly's complete roundup of reactions below.

Liza Minnelli tells Us: "I have always said that everyone has the right to love who they love and today, with the historic decision from the Supreme Court, I am so happy it is now the law of the land."

Actress Lucy Hale also discussed the ruling via Instagram. "I find it heartbreaking that many of you are using my Instagram as a platform to boast so much hate," she wrote in response to critics. "Today was a huge step for humanity and I pray I live to see a day where there is far less judgment and entirely more understanding in our hearts." She concluded: "I am THRILLED."

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