Dustin Lance Black, Judd Apatow, Other Stars Tweet Joy Over Prop 8 Ruling

Many of you have probably updated your Facebook statuses or Twitter feeds to reflect our  big win in the California courts today. and you’re not alone—a number of celebrities are tweeting their joy as well, reports Entertainment Weekly. Some are expected and others are pleasant surprises.

We’ve listed some of their finds, as well as a few of our own:


Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Modern Family)
@JesseTyler: Historic! #Prop8 is unconstitutional. @AFER & I won’t stop until ALL Americans are #free2marry. Sign> & RT


Tom Colicchio (Top Chef)
@tomcolicchio: Appeals court strikes down California prop 8 (against same sex marriage) as unconstitutional


Wanda Sykes (New Adventures of Old Christine)
@iamwandasykes: “@BreakingNews: A federal appeals court has declared California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional – NBC News” YES!!!


Olivia Wilde  (Cowboys and Aliens)
@oliviawilde: Woohoo!! Die Prop 8 Die!!!! 9th Circuit just ruled you unconstitutional. Next step Supreme Court!

Dustin Lance Black (screenwriter, Milk, J. Edgar)
@DLanceBlack: With our beautiful plaintiffs now. Hugs and cheers as the 9th circuit court of appeals affirmed that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional!


Seth McFarlane (Family Guy)
@SethMacFarlane: Prop 8 architects: Every civil rights battle is eventually won by the oppressed party. Save your hundred mil and buy some Bud platinum.


Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives)
@EvaLongoria: @SophiaBush: #EqualityMatters “Proposition 8 serves no purpose, and has no effect, other than to lessen the status and human dignity of gay men and lesbians in California.”


Judd Apatow (Director, Knocked Up)
@JuddApatow: “@jcolton: @JuddApatow can you slow down on the muppet cause for about half an hour? we just got good news re Prop 8.” Awesome news !


RuPaul’s Drag Race
@RuPaulsDragRace:Prop 8, sashay away.


Photos via Tom Colicchio, Dustin Lance Black, Eva Longoria