Kavanaugh confirmation sparks sharp reaction from celebrities
The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court drew sharp reactions from Hollywood celebrities.
The Senate on Saturday, in a 50-48 vote largely along party lines, voted to confirm Kavanaugh to the nation’s highest court and he was sworn in as a justice hours later.
Kavanaugh’s nomination procedure has been plagued in current weeks by sexual misconduct allegations made by three girls. The 1st of them was Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of assaulting her at a celebration in high school and later testified on Capitol Hill about her claims. Kavanaugh has denied the allegations against him.
Comedian and speak-show host Ellen DeGeneres on Saturday talked about Ford in a tweet, saying “You put your self via so considerably and I want you to know it wasn’t in vain.”
“You began a movement and we’ll see it by way of. If they won’t listen to our voices, then they’ll listen to our vote,” she continued.
Actor James Wood, however, showed his support for the new Supreme Court justice, tweeting “Justice. Kavanaugh. #winning”
Study on to see what other celebrities stated:
Actor Jim Carrey took to Twitter, urging individuals to vote in the midterm elections to 𠇊venge” Ford.
“Real American heroism. Dr. Ford risked every thing to tell the truth about this privileged Kavanaugh goon,” he tweeted.
Actress Kristy Swanson, in assistance of the vote’s outcome, tweeted: 𠇍on’t forget to crack open a beer and toast Supreme Court Judge Kavanaugh these days! Due to the fact these of us that still believe in due method, WON.”
However, Chelsea Handler described it on Twitter as 𠇊nother gross day in the history of our nation,” adding that “the midterms are coming.”
“We are stronger than this bulls–t. We can fight and fight and we may not see the results appropriate away, but we will see them. Our daughters will see them. Don’t give up. Fight harder,” she tweeted.
Kathy Griffin echoed that sentiment, tweeting: “What a terrible day in American history.”
Reese Witherspoon also took to Twitter, writing that she �nt wait for November!”
Lena Dunham, meanwhile, responded just with a broken heart emoji.
Fox News’ Adam Shaw contributed to this report.
Published at Sat, 06 Oct 2018 23:18:45 +0000