Adam Lambert, Jane Lynch, Neil Patrick
Harris and Adam Levine are among the celebrities cheering President
Barack Obama's gay marriage support.
on Wednesday told ABC News' Robin Roberts: “I've concluded that
for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that
I think same sex couples should be able to get married.”
The news quickly went viral on social
“Yes!” Lambert messaged on Twitter.
“Of course I am completely in support of gay marriage. I also
have an amazing boyfriend. This doesn't mean I'm getting married.
Glee's Jane Lynch, who married
her girlfriend in 2010, tweeted: “Obama: Marriage? Gay is okay!”
“Pretty darn happy today,” she
followed up. “Thanks Mr President, for supporting the dignity of
my family and so many others!”
The Voice judge Adam Levine
messaged: “thank you @BarackObama for reminding us all that true
leadership is not dead.”
“@BarackObama: President Obama
announces his support for same-sex marriage,” Neil Patrick Harris
tweeted. “Bravo, Mr. President, and thank you.”
Gaga, Alec Baldwin, Tyra Banks, Josh Groban, Samantha Ronson,
Martin, Chris Colfer, Cyndi Lauper and Ellen DeGerenes have also
cheered on the president.