Barack Obama Hollywood reacts to President's State of the Union address

Hollywood made sure to keep up with President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 12.

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Hollywood made sure to keep up with President Barack Obama's last State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 12. Less than an hour before Obama began his lengthy speech, he tweeted,

 

To which US Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton replied:

 

 

Obama started his speech by telling the crowd he wanted to focus on the nation’s future. And in response to Obama naming broad issues that need to be asked and answered, Erika Christensen tweeted,

 

When the President said America should be the country that “cures cancer once and for all,” Debra Messing retweeted the quote with an “amen.” And after Obama said Wall Street “recklessness” caused the financial crisis, and not “food stamp recipients,” Kerry Washington agreed, writing, “RIGHT?!?!?!”

On the topic of the GOP, Zoe Saldana and 'Celebrity Apprentice' winner Arsenio Hall urged in their Twitter posts.

 

 

When a follower asked if William Shatner was tuned in to the State of the Union, the Canadian actor replied, "It’s not my Union.” It is Marco Rubio’s union, though, and the Republican candidate appeared a bit bored and even sleepy, which prompted Yvette Nicole Brown to tweet and Jesse Tyler Ferguson even cracked:

 

 

After the speech, Presidential hopeful Donald Trump also had something to say to Obama:

 

But Billy Eichner, Kelly Rowland and Russell Simmons remarked:

 

 

 

Funny enough well-known friends of Obama like Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce and Jay Z had nothing to say or share.

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