Celebs Praise New York’s Gay Marriage Law

Celebs Praise New York’s Gay Marriage Law

The Stars Are Thrilled About Same Sex Legal Union

Published June 26, 2011

The Stars are shining and they’re elated about same sex marriage in New York. The Associated Press gathered a few quotes from celebrities reacting to state lawmakers passing and Gov. Andrew Cuomo signing legislation making gay marriage legal in New York.


"I can't stop crying. We did it kids." — Lady Gaga, on Twitter.


"Happy that New York passed marriage equality tonight. A victory for human rights. Progress." — John Legend, on Twitter.


"congratulations!!!!!!!!! About time!" — Pink, on Twitter.


"Yay for Gay Marriage! NY, it's about time...jersey we're next! How you doin?" — Wendy Williams, on Twitter.


"Proud to be FROM NY! — Lindsay Lohan, on Twitter.


Popeater.com reports Russell Simmons Tweeting: "I applaud the work of our state gov't and all of the advocates on tonight's vote to legalize same sex marriage." He added, "The rights u take for granted are only valid if u fight to give those same rights to others."


"happy gays r here again !!!!!" — Rosie O'Donnell, on Twitter.


"I have never been prouder to be a lifelong New Yorker than I am today with the passage of marriage equality." — Cyndi Lauper, in a statement.


"Time to celebrate!!! Marriage Equality for NYers! Its about... love!" — Ricky Martin, on Twitter.


"I'm thrilled about the news from NY. Marriage equality! Every day we get a little closer. What an amazing feeling." — Ellen DeGeneres, on Twitter.

(Photo: Kristian Dowling/PictureGroup)

Written by Bryna Jean-Marie

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