Celebs React To Michelle Obama’s DNC 2012 Speech
First Published: September 4, 2012 11:56 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night and gave a speech that left Hollywood impressed.
From Oscar winners (who know a thing or two about giving speeches) to film critics, and from the “Jersey Shore” to “Glee,” the First Lady’s address moved the stars, who Tweeted like crazy over it.
Here’s what they had to say:
Taraji P. Henson: Goose bumps #FLOTUS @MichelleObama #DNC
Cher: OMG! Just Watched Michelle Obama Speak & am Completely Overwhelmed!She Was Amazing! She is Truly a"FIRST LADY”! A Woman to Admire & Emulate!
Ricki Lake: Wow!
Pauley Perrette: Wow. @MichelleObama Just Wow. Thank you. Wow. #DNC2012
Bill Maher: #MicheleObama - wow! After that speech, look out Hillary she may beat ya to the white house
Nia Long: Michelle Obama is my hero! I hope you are watching!!! Amazing speech!!!!
Chilli: Did u hear that?? From 1st Lady Michelle Obama, “being President doesn’t change who u are, it reveals who u are”
Star Jones: “I have seen firsthand that being president doesn’t change who you are. It reveals who you are.” @MichelleObama at #DNC2012. #FLOTUS on fire
LA LA: This speech is AMAZING! I have chills..so genuine and heartfelt. Love everything about Our First Lady #DNC
Josh Charles: Regardless of the stray piece of hair on her right side Michelle Obama looks absolutely stunning & is just the coolest. #dnc2012
Vinny Guadagnino: Michelle Obama should probably run for president.
Jennifer Grey: michelle obama wrote her own gorgeous speech. #DNC
Cheyenne Jackson: Mrs Obama, you had me at “rusted out” car. #KillingIt
Adrian Grenier: We are so lucky to have a first lady such as @michelleobama she inspires me; a nation’s mom with solid value
Minka Kelly: “Patience, wisdom, courage and grace..” #MichelleObama
Tatyana Ali: #MichelleObama is so fierce, so much integrity and HONESTY. How is there even a choice???
mia farrow: Holy moly #MichelleObama #DNC2012
Kyle Richards: I’m thinking @BarackObama must be feeling pretty proud of his wife @MichelleObama right now
Niecy Nash: Well sir…@MichelleObama did that!
Alyssa Milano: Wow. I love her.
Tom Colicchio: Michele Obama owned that stage. Beautiful speech, the personal is political #dnc2012
Eve: WOW!!!! Michelle Obama’s speech just gave me chills with her speech!!!! #beautiful #strength #leader #powerful #words
ERIC BALFOUR: Michelle Obama’s speech was AMAZING! Genuine, heartfelt, and inspiring! Love everything about Our First Lady #DNC @BarackObama 4 president!
Mary J. Blige: Success is not about how much money we make but the difference we make in people’s lives. I love u Micheal Obama!!!
Michael Ian Black: Mom-in-Chief > Mama Grizzly.
Richard Roeper: Michelle Obama knocking it out of the park. Confident, heartfelt, connecting in a big way.
Kevin McHale: @michelleobama this speech is incredibly inspiring. this is how u give a speech. #preach
Maulik Pancholy: @kalpenn @devalpatrick @juliancastro and @MichelleObama..and this was just Day 1. Incredible. Go #DNC2012 #fourmoreyears
Nancy Lee Grahn: Michelle Obamama once again schooled the world in how to mother nurture 4 the greater good! #loveher
Roger Ebert: Tonight I am so proud to be an American, and a Democrat.
LeVar Burton: Unyielding hope… Grounded in unending struggle.., -MO
Clay Aiken: She just whooped Ann Romney’s a** so hard that Ann’s horse felt it!!! #michelle2016
Eva Amurri Martino: #OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012 #OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012 ##OBAMA2012
Estelle: I wish and hope michelle obama dropped the mic as she walked off stage tonight. When I grow up I wanna be her.
Katherine Schwarzenegger: Woah! @MichelleObama killed it!! Best speech I’ve ever heard!! Loved that she spoke about the president as a dad husband and a man! Amazing!
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