15 Best Celebrity Tweets About the DOMA Ruling! Lady Gaga, Ben Affleck and More


Wednesday marked a historic day. On this day it was declared that the Defense of Marriage Act, “the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states,” was defeated. It’s a big deal, and when big things happen, big people start to tweet!

A whole slew of celebrities, from Lady Gaga to Modern Family cast members to Ben Affleck sent out tweets about the big decision. You can check out what they said here:

  • Jesse Tyler Ferguson 1 of 14
    "Star Trek Into Darkness" New York City Premiere - Arrivals

    "Remember the old days when #DOMA was around and gay people couldn't get married in California? Crazy right!?"

    Source: Twitter/Jesse Tyler Ferguson

  • Ben Affleck 2 of 14
    EE British Academy Film Awards 2013 - Press Room

    "Big news from the Supreme Court. Goodbye #DOMA #Prop8. Hello #equality."

    Source: Twitter/Ben Affleck

  • Leonardo DiCaprio 3 of 14
    69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Arrivals

    "Historic day. Well done #SCOTUS. RT @GLAAD: Supreme Court affirms that #DOMA is unconstitutional!"

    Source: Twitter/Leonardo DiCaprio

  • Lady Gaga 4 of 14
    Celebrity Sightings at STING: 25th Anniversary/60th Birthday Concert at the Beacon Theater in New York City - October 1, 2011

    "Who will be our Abe Lincoln today? Who will make the choice of FREEDOM FOR ALL. #SCOTUS"

    She followed this up with the tweet, "We stand tall today. #DomaStruckDown So many fought for so long. Be proud, the prejudice are now the minority."

    Source: Twitter/Lady Gaga

  • Alicia Keys 5 of 14
    55th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Arrivals

    "I am standing on the right side of history. I stand with @HRC for marriage equality. #SCOTUS #time4marriage."

    Source: Twitter/Alicia Keys

  • Mark Ruffalo 6 of 14
    "Marvel's The Avengers" ("Avengers Assemble") European Premiere - Arrivals

    "Congratulations everyone! Love wins over bigotry! #Doma falls. Thanks for Prop8 and the parade of fake science and bigotry that followed."

    Source: Twitter/Mark Ruffalo

  • Bethenny Frankel 7 of 14
    40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards - Arrivals

    "Beautiful news this morning! A historic day for the US and equality. #LoveIsLove"

    Source: Twitter/ Bethenny Frankel

  • Michael Moore 8 of 14
    85th Annual Academy Awards - Arrivals

    "Obama uses twitter to issue his reaction to Supreme Court decision: "Love is love." 'Nuff said."

    Source: Twitter/Michael Moore

  • Padma Lakshmi 9 of 14
    Bravo Media's 2013 For Your Consideration Emmy Event - Arrivals

    "Hurray for all Americans and good riddance to DOMA. It's a new day. A happy day."

    Source: Twitter/Padma Lakshmi


  • Sarah Hyland 10 of 14
    Sarah Hyland Unveils New Beauty Campaign for Heart Calgon

    "Proud to be an American on a day like today. #DOMA found unconstitutional. Equality and love overrule <3"

    Source: Twitter/Sarah Hyland

  • Snooki 11 of 14
    The Trevor Project's 2013 "TrevorLIVE" Event Honoring Cindy Hensley McCain - Arrivals

    "So happy for #equality #loveislove !! My friends deserve THE BEST."

    Source: Twitter/Snooki

  • Busy Philipps 12 of 14
    19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - Arrivals

    "I am SO beyond happy to wake up to the news of DOMA and Prop 8 being voted unconstitutional! FINALLY!"

    Source: Twitter/Busy Phillips

  • Alyssa Milano 13 of 14
    "42" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals

    "A big day for equality and human rights. I'm smiling so big right now."

    Source: Twitter/Alyssa Milano

  • Elizabeth Banks 14 of 14
    CinemaCon 2013 - Day 4 - Big Screen Achievement Awards 2013

    "I am so happy for Edith Windsor. Congrats. What a lady. #thearemembered"

    Source: Twitter/Elizabeth Banks

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