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Latino Celebs React to Obama's Victory

Nov. 7, 2012

Rebecca Villaneda--HispanicBusiness.com

Shakira is among the many Latino celebrities who are embrace Obama's reelection.
Shakira is among the many Latino celebrities who are embrace Obama's reelection.

Victorious President Obama had a number of Hispanic entertainers on his side.

Latino celebrities took to Twitter to share their happiness for Obama's reelection.

There were obvious celebs who have been throwing their support toward the POTUS like actress Eva Longoria, but then there were the others, who suprised.

Here is a collection of tweets from Latino celebrities:

Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria): "Amazing speech by @BarackObama re-elected for his 2nd term! America is and can be united for the greater good of all Americans!

Wilmer Valderrama (@WValderrama): "I am so proud & inspired by how many turned out 4 last night's #Election.. 2 see our country truly use their #vote & get involved is #HOPE"

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Pitbull (@Pitbull): "Congrats Mr. President...daleeeeeee!!! #election2012 #dontstoptheparty #latinos."

Shakira (@shakira): "Education has won, the American dream has won, the future has won! Congrats @BarackObama! Shak."

John Leguizamo (@JohnLeguizamo): "Obama won!!! He is prez again now he can get things done. This is a great day! America is saved!"

Marc Anthony (@MarcAnthony): "Mi GENTE!!! OBAMA all the way. Let's DO it!!!!

Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana): "Barack Obama!!! The 44th President of The United States of America. God bless America, once again!- ZS"

Fat Joe (@fatjoe)" "Congratulations to President OBAMA !!!! #TeamObama."

Jessica Alba(@jessicaalba): "Woohoo! Congrats President @BarackObama & 2 all the Americans who made their voices known & heard! I love our great country & our Democracy!"

Ricki Martin (@ricky_martin): "GANAMOSOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO #OBAMA2012"

Even Jennifer Lopez‏ showed she had Obama's back: (@JLo): "Today is Election Day! Find your polling place in all 50 states! Just go to http://vote.barackobama.com #VOTE"

There also were he Tweets that applauded the Latino vote.

Valderrama: "To all my young people & my Latino community.. I couldn't be more proud.. You were historic & defining!.. You are officially the future!"

America Ferrera @AmericaFerrera): Dear Latinos: We may not go to sleep now. We must keep engaging and emerge as the strong political voice we have the potential to be."



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