Jussie Smollett Tells People To Pick Themselves Up, LeBron James References Kendrick Lamar + Kerry Washington Reminds Us: Olivia Pope Is NOT Real [Celebs React to Donald Trump]

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Celebs React to Donald Trump

Celebrity Hillary Clinton supporters have taken to social media, reacting to president elect Donald Trump. Empire star Jussie Smollett posted a video suggesting that after Clinton supporters have their moment of sadness, they should ban together and pick themselves up. See the clip.

I feel the same way yall. Can’t be moping around tho. Pick yourselves up people. #Unite ???????

A video posted by Jussie Smollett (@jussiesmollett) on

NBA baller LeBron James was devastated by Clinton’s loss. He posted Kendrick Lamar’s hit song ‘Alright’, along with a lengthy message reminding people that the world can still be changed for the better.

As I woke up today looking and searching for answers on what has happened this song hit it right on the head! If we continue the faith(as hard as it may be to do so) we will BE ALRIGHT!! Parents and leaders of our children please let them know they can still change the world for the better! Don’t lose a bit of faith! They’re our future and we must remain stronger than ever!! Yes we all wanna lace up the boots, put on the hard hats and strike but that’s not the answer. Love, genuine LOVE and FAITH will be the only thing that can get us through this. Minorities and Women in all please know that this isn’t the end, it’s just a very challenging obstacle that we will overcome!! The man above will never put something in our paths that we can handle no matter how difficult it may feel/be! To all the youth out there I PROMISE I’ll continue to lead u guys every single day without no hesitation!! Time to educate and even more mold my children into being the greatest model citizens they can become in life! They will continue the legacy beyond life! Lastly, Even if whos now in office doesn’t, Know that I LOVE YOU’LL!!!

A video posted by LeBron James (@kingjames) on

Jussie Smollett Tells People To Pick Themselves Up, LeBron James References Kendrick Lamar + Kerry Washington Reminds Us: Olivia Pope Is NOT Real [Celebs React to Donald Trump]

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

After Trump’s win, Olivia Pope, the character that Kerry Washington plays on Scandal began trending on Twitter. Kerry responded on twitter, writing:

Jussie Smollett Tells People To Pick Themselves Up, LeBron James References Kendrick Lamar + Kerry Washington Reminds Us: Olivia Pope Is NOT Real [Celebs React to Donald Trump]

Singer John Legend shares a photo of him with his daughter and wife Chrissy Teigen, holding a sign that references the release of an upcoming video. Legend maintains that he will NOT give up.

It’s been quite a time for the United States and the rest of the world as we all watched the election results come in early Wednesday morning. Some of us wept for our country. Some of us celebrated. Some of us are already taking to the streets in protest. You all know how I wanted and expected the election to go. I wanted us to choose unity and inclusion over building walls and singling out ethnic and religious groups for hate and suspicion. I wanted us to choose progress over yearning for some long-lost mythical era when America was supposedly greatest. I wanted us to destroy the highest glass ceiling instead of electing an admitted sexual assaulter. But we did not. These are the election results and all of us will have to learn to deal with it. I will not give up though. I will continue to be aware and vigilant. I will continue to speak out for justice. We didn’t think about the election when we planned the release date for this song and video. But in this time of conflict and uncertainty, it’s clear that we all need more love. I find it in my family and in my music. Embracing my family has made today full of love and light despite the bad news. But it’s also important that we show love and empathy to people who may not look like us or live like us. Those who are marginalized and rejected, feared and left behind. The video premieres Friday and features a diverse group of people from all over the world. From Standing Rock to Iraq, from Orlando to the DR. Love is universal. We all need it. We all can give it. And it will ultimately win over hate. I have to believe that. If you want to join in our celebration of love, use the hashtag #lovemenow and send us a picture of you and someone you care about.

A photo posted by John Legend (@johnlegend) on

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