Beyoncé, Reese Witherspoon, Michelle Obama and more celebrate Biden & Harris' victory

Amy Mackelden
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From Harper's BAZAAR

People around the world have been celebrating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' historic win. While Biden is set to be the next President of the United States, Harris has made history as the first woman to ever hold the role as America's Vice President. She's also the first Black woman and first South Asian woman to be elected as America's VP.

Across America, Biden-Harris supporters have taken to the streets and social media to share their joyous reactions. A plethora of celebrities have also shared congratulatory messages online, celebrating Biden's victory, and sharing their excitement about Harris' momentous appointment.

Here, the best celebrity reactions to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris' success.

Beyoncé

The singer updated her official website to share her congratulations with the new president and president-elect.

Michelle Obama

"I’m beyond thrilled that my friend @JoeBiden and our first Black and Indian-American woman Vice President, @KamalaHarris, are headed to restore some dignity, competence, and heart at the White House. Our country sorely needs it."

Reese Witherspoon

"Today is a monumental day. No matter what side you are on, let's take a moment to recognise how far women have come in this country," the actress wrote. "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."

Gwyneth Paltrow

"A momentous day for women all around the globe as @kamalaharris makes history. Congratulations Madame Vice President," Paltrow shared on Instagram.

Rihanna

"The faces of history makers, boundary breakers, and WINNERS!! CONGRATULATIONS to you both, and mostly to the American people!! So much work to do, so much hurt to undo! Let's GO! I'm so proud of you America!"

Miley Cyrus

Miley shared a video created by Saint Hoax, which included the president-elect Joe Biden playing her song, "Party in the U.S.A.," and Kamala Harris dancing to it.

Bella Hadid

The model wrote on Instagram: "This is how you come together and make a difference. I am so proud America 💙 i feel hopeful for the future and for the lives of the people . Finally."

Lizzo

"Let’s get to work, America," Lizzo wrote on Instagram. "It's time to hold the people in charge accountable. It’s time for them to listen. And it’s time for actual change in our policies and practices."

Naomi Campbell

"A sense of calm.. and clear understanding. What a shift of energy," the supermodel wrote on Instagram.

Mindy Kaling

"Crying and holding my daughter, 'look baby, she looks like us,'" Kaling wrote.

Lady Gaga

The singer posted on Instagram: "@joebiden @KamalaHarris and the American people, you just gave the world one of the greatest acts of kindness and bravery humanity has ever seen. Nothing but love for our new Commander in Chief and the 1st female VP elected to the White House. Also, way to go PA."

Karlie Kloss

"President-elect Joe Biden, and MADAM Vice President-elect Kamala Harris!"

Zoe Saldana

"Lo hicimos! We did it!!"

Sarah Paulson

"Weeping with joy. @joebiden @kamalaharris
'History says don’t hope
On this side of the grave.
But then, once in a lifetime
The longed for tidal wave
Of justice can rise up
And hope and history rhyme'
Seamus Heaney."

Jason Momoa

The Aquaman star shared, "PRESIDENT BIDEN ♥️♥️♥️♥️🤙🏾🤙🏾🤙🏾🤘🏾🤘🏾🤘🏾and now WE HAVE A BLACK INDIAN FEMALE VICE PRESIDENT SUCK IT TRUMP. fuck you ass hat."

Jennifer Lopez

J.Lo posted on Instagram: "#SHMOOD! PRESIDENT BIDEN!!!!!!! VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS!!!!!!"

Megan Thee Stallion

"First Black female Vice President ever in history we love to see it Congratulations @JoeBiden and @KamalaHarris," the rapper wrote on Twitter.

Sophie Turner

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