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The Egypt revolution: Celebs respond via Twitter


Hosni-MubarakImage Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images; Emilio Morenatti/AP ImagesAs the citizens of Egypt take to the streets to celebrate the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, Hollywood is taking to Twitter to mark the historic event. Here are some highlights:

Ryan Seacrest: “We have had the news from egypt on all morning here…cheers erupted earlier. Incredible to see unfold live!!”

Keith Olbermann: “There is a great truth today that even transcends Egypt. Consider Poland, West Germany, India, today: Repression is ultimately unsustainable. (He later noted he meant East Germany.)”

Patton Oswalt: Just received 100,000 “Mubarak 4Ever” custom drink coasters. Had ‘em special made – very pricey, but…oh F—! #Jan25

Omar Epps: “Salute to the people of Egypt for standing together as one & reclaiming their freedom from tyranny!”

Rob Lowe: “Breaking news: Mubarak steps down; will join ‘GLEE.’” “Mubarak was the President of Egypt and he just stepped down today…historic. Also: Let’s pray for egypt and also pray for the USA let’s focus on our own hurdles and problems. Jobs, education, and political division. Fix it”

Steve Martin: “Dancin’ by the Nile. Also: Mubarak’s dancin’ wear: dress socks, sandals, bag over head.”

Kevin Smith: “Via @FredericKane “mubarak has quit” Let the Egyptians know if they need a motivated new leader, I’m retiring after HIT SOMEBODY. #PresiKevy”

Andy Cohen: “I wanna go to that party in Egypt”

Kate Walsh: “Wow: Egypt, incredible. I am speechless. Saying prayers for a smooth, safe transition of power.”

Eddie Izzard: “Congratulations to Egypt! Well done for staying the course and good luck with your democratic future”

MC Hammer: “Egypt !!! The People are Victorious !!!”

Anthony Rapp: “Congratulations to the successful peaceful revolutionaries in Egypt. May they encourage others in the region to exercise such restraint.”

Marlee Matlin: “The power of people and social networks to make NOISE. Welcome a new #Egypt. Move forward in peace and prosperity!”

Michael Ian Black: “Now if we can just get those Egyptians to do something about Kanye.”

Donald Glover: “Wow. Egypt did that s—.”


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