Celebrities React to Government Shutdown - Read Hollywood's Thoughts
Parts of the federal government officially shut down at 12:01am Tuesday (October 1) after Congress failed to come to an agreement over funding bills.
Just ahead of the shutdown, Twitter exploded, with many of the trending topics including #governmentshutdown, #GOPshutdown, #shutdown, Dems and Obamacare.
President Obama took to Twitter to address America’s concerns.
“They actually did it. A group of Republicans in the House just forced a government shutdown over Obamacare instead of passing a real budget.” the President tweeted. “Despite the shutdown, the new health insurance marketplace opens for business as planned on October 1. #GetCovered”
WHAT DO YOU THINK of the Government shutdown???
Click inside to check out what some celebrities had to say about the government shutdown…
“The saddest part about the Govt. Shutdown isn’t that it’s happening. It’s that we keep electing people who let it happen.” - Josh Gad
“My kid asked abt Government Shutdown in the way 2 school. After I explained she said ” can we impeach congress?” #outofthemouthsofbabes” – Audra McDonald
“In 10 minutes, the Government of the world’s great superpower is shutting down. How utterly pathetic. #governmentshutdown #CNN” – Piers Morgan
“Wonder if folks will still take the repubs serious… #governmentshutdown … Smh.” – Estelle
“I hope everyone’s 100% clear on the difference between a government shutdown and “The Purge” – BJ Novak
“Don’t think of it as a government shutdown. Think of it as a Newsroom finale.” – Jon Lovett
“‘@rihanna: Money on my mind #pouritup http://Instagram.com/p/e6RogXhM4t/’ is that just what you do after a show? While watching gov shutdown on CNN?” – Judd Apatow
“Wow. It happened? #governmentshutdown” – JoJo
“The Tea Party needs to take a seat!! My thoughts on the #GovernmentShutdown… http://bit.ly/1hhNcLk” – Russell Simmons
“u s government shutdown who cares! Rihanna Fans Are Not Happy and that’s all anyone is talking about.” – Sandra Bernhard
“Just landed in LA. And the #governmentshutdown …. Not a good look.” – Mario Lopez