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.

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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.

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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."

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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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