Here’s How Celebrities Are Reacting To Kamala Harris’s Election As The First Woman Vice President Of The United States
Published in Nov 2020 / Updated in Sep 2021
For forever, the phrase “Madam Vice President” has been a fictional construct. But not anymore, thanks to Joe Biden’s running mate, Kamala Harris.
Today, Joe Biden is the officially elected president of the United States, despite Trump’s difficulty in accepting this reality.
That is also another way of saying the US has gotten its first female vice president.
Biden’s running mate, Kamala Harris, not only changed history by winning this position, but she is also the first black person and person of Asian descent to act as vice president.
As soon as Biden won, Harris made a call to Biden congratulating him on his win. “We did it!” she said.
Harris’ win is not just her win.
A lot of people are pretty proud of the historical milestone her election to the White House represents.
Numerous celebs have posted congratulatory messages in recognition of the historic political shift.
The Celebratory Comments Started Coming In…
One of the most viral messages posted came from Julia Lous-Dreyfus, who put up a photo of Harris with the comment: “Madam Vice President” is no longer a fictional character.”
The celeb played a role as vice president in the show Veep.
Kamala’s ethnic origin was also a source of assurance for many Americans.
Mindy Kaling, expressed how joyful she was that she can now raise her daughter in a country where the VP looks like them.
Kaling also shared a tweet from Maya Harris, Harris’ younger sister. In the tweet, Maya is expressing her pride in the monumental achievement Harris had made.
Chrissy Teigen shared a quote on tweeter that showed just how much Harris had achieved by getting herself elected as the VP.
Then she posted a photo of her and Harris, the vice president-elect.
Ava DuVernay also expressed the significance of Harris’ election in a memorable tweet.
The Comments Kept Flowing…
Reese Witherspoon also posted a long message on Instagram in which she described the election as a “monumental day.”
In particular, she spoke of how far women have come given Harris’ landmark election.
No matter what side you are on, let’s take a moment to recognize how far women have come in this country.
Thinking about all those who shattered glass ceilings and paved the way for a woman to finally be Vice President of the United States makes me so emotional. Sojourner Truth. Harriet Tubman. Shirley Chisholm. Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Kamala Harris. I salute them all. And to the young girls of our nation… DREAM BIG. Anything is possible.
As for Lady Gaga, she felt “nothing but love” for the president-elect and vice president-elect. They recognized the former as the “1st female VP elected to the White House.”
According to Zoey Deschanel, there is now “democracy, equality, and a woman in the White House.”
Nicole Richie put up a photo of young Harris on her Instagram account, with an accompanying American flag emoji.
Selena Gomez retweeted Harris’ post and added a “YES!!!”
Michelle Obama said she was “beyond thrilled” by the election of Biden and “our first Black and Indian-American women Vice President.”
The former first lady echoed the thoughts of many people around the world after a tumultuous season at the White House.
According to Michelle Obama, the pair will “restore some dignity, competence, and heart at the White House… Our country sorely needs it.”