Celebrities React (With Tears!) to Obama's Final Speech

Celebrities React (With Tears!) to Obama's Final Speech

POTUS' last words to the nation had us all in our feelings.

Published January 11th

Barack Obama's farewell speech in Chicago on Tuesday night — the last of his presidency — didn't leave a dry eye in the house. That includes on social media, where teary-eye emojis were working overtime. 

Twitter was flooded with messages of sadness, gratitude and pride over the outgoing president's words and actions over these past eight years. See what celebrities had to say:

  1. Zendaya
  2. Colton Dunn
  3. Kamala Harris
  4. Baratunde
  5. Michael Moore
  6. Michelle Collins
  7. Larry Wilmore
  8. DeRay McKesson
  9. Jenna Wortham
  10. Jeffrey Wright
  11. Yara Shahidi
  12. Elizabeth Banks
  13. Dule Hill
  14. Shonda Rhimes hashtag/obamafarewell?src=hash">#obamafarewell https://t.co/8JG5FRW955 pic.twitter.com/raZCfhSGhT

    — shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 11, 2017
  15. Ne-Yo
  16. Russell Simmons
  17. Cory Booker
  18. Gabby Sidibe
  19. Iyanla Vanzant
  20. Sunny Hostin
  21. Tracie Thoms
  22. Kym Whitley
  23. Audra McDonald
  24. Touré
  25. Magic Johnson
  26. Kerry Washington
  27. Tatyana Ali

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images)


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