Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate seat
Celebrities reacted on social media to the news of the Democratic Alabama Senate candidate Doug Jones the defeat of the Republican Roy Moore in a special election Tuesday night.
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who had previously fought with Moore via Twitter, took at jab at him after Jones was projected to beat him.
Moore was previously took offense to a comedian on the Kimmel show disrupt a campaign event last month. The two sparred on Twitter and ended with Moore challenging Kimmel to a fight.
Poor Roy @MooreSenate can’t even drown his sorrows in an Orange Julius tonight #Alabama
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) December 13, 2017
Julianne Moore and Kerry Washington were among the stars to come and celebrate Jones’ winning.
Alabama. I thank every single 1 of you who voted for the #DougJones4Senate because you voted today for a more perfect union. A place where we ALL matter. God bless you. ??
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) December 13, 2017
Congratulations To #Alabama!!!!
— Julianne Moore (@_juliannemoore) December 13, 2017
Alyssa Milano thanked Alabama for “the restoration of my faith in humanity.”
Thank you for restoring my faith in humanity, Alabama. And thank you for fighting for what is right, @GDouglasJones.
And thank you to all volunteers who knocked on doors, made phone calls, and who worked tirelessly to make this possible.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) December 13, 2017
Vivica A. Fox and Amber Tamblyn also joined in the celebration.
YAASS!! #LifeIsGood #GodIsGood #Blessed #Respect CONGRATS #DougJones #AlabamaSenateElection ?????? https://t.co/thxyIdBMFu
— Vivica A. Fox (@MsVivicaFox) December 13, 2017
GOD BLESS BLACK WOMEN https://t.co/Rv2f8VnmNj
— Amber Tamblyn (@ambertamblyn) December 13, 2017
Meghan McCain, a co-host on ABC’s ” this,” and he took a shot of Steve Over, who supported Moore in the race against Jones.
Suck it, Over
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) December 13, 2017
President Trump and Hillary Clinton were among the politicians who congratulated Jones on the victory.
With 100 percent of the site reporting, Jones had a 49.9 percent to Moore’s 48.4 percent. But Moore had not yet admitted it.
Ryan Gaydos is an editor for Fox News. Follow him on Twitter @RyanGaydos.