A bunch of celebs have spent months now attempting to make themselves relevant to the election by declaring they will leave the country and move somewhere else if Donald Trump were to win the presidency.
Now he has. So?
Will they really leave? And what is their response now that Trump has officially won?
Here’s the list and where they claim they’re going and the responses of those who aren’t still silenced by shock (in no particular order).
1. [amazon text=Cher&asin=B000083E79]
Cher claimed she would go to Jupiter if Trump was elected.
@gabeAlfassy IF HE WERE TO BE ELECTED,IM MOVING TO JUPITER ?
— Cher (@cher) June 16, 2015
But so far, we have seen no spaceship launched.
She did have this to say on Twitter:
IMBECILE GARY JOHNSON
BRINGS DOWN?BECAUSE OF
NARCISSISM & IGNORANCE ‼️JILL YOURE WORTHLESS ‼️WELD U COULD HAVE SAVED US,WHY DIDNT YOU?
— Cher (@cher) November 9, 2016
world will never be the same. I feel Sad for the young.?will never be more than the toilet, I’ve used as a symbol 4 Him.
U Can’t Polish ?
— Cher (@cher) November 9, 2016
2. [amazon text=Jon Stewart&asin=0446691860]
Mr. Stewart also said he would move to another planet, commenting that, “I would consider getting in a rocket and going to another planet, because clearly this planet’s gone bonkers.”
Again, the spaceship hasn’t left yet…
3. [amazon text=Chelsea Handler&asin=1455599719]
She claimed she had already bought another house and was going to move to Spain, adding that while others threaten to leave the country, she was actually going to do it. No word yet on whether or not she’s done so, but her reaction on Twitter is puke-worthy.
My condolences to the President and First Lady. We will keep aiming high. We may not have you honored you this time, but we will honor you.
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 9, 2016
She can speak for herself on that one.
4. [amazon text=Miley Cyrus&asin=B00FHAB3HW]
The pop star took to Instagram threatening to move out of the country with, “My heart is broken into a 100000 pieces…I am moving if this is my president! I don’t say things I don’t mean!”
So, did she mean it? Is she actually leaving?
Not sure, but Miley actually cried because Hillary lost. As in, she recorded herself crying over Hillary losing. This actually happened.
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) November 9, 2016
Brainwashing. It’s powerful stuff.
5. [amazon text=Whoopi Goldberg&asin=0316302015]
Whoopi claimed it would be time for her to move if Trump won. She hasn’t come out to say if she’s still leaving, but in her latest Tweet, she at least admitted that she didn’t think everyone voting for Trump was racist… just that all the racists would be voting.
I do not think all those voting for Donald Trump are racist, but I do think ALL the racists will be voting.
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) November 8, 2016
6. [amazon text=Barbra Streisand&asin=B00432400W]
The actress and vocal Hillary supporter claimed she would either move to Canada or Australia if Trump became president. No word yet on whether or not she’s packed.
7. [amazon text=Rev. Al Sharpton&asin=1936399474]
At a Center for American Progress event, Sharpton said, “If Donald Trump is the nominee … I’m also reserving my ticket to get out of here if he wins. Only because he’d probably have me deported anyhow.”
Here’s Sharpton on Morning Joe this morning. He hasn’t said anything about leaving, but he’s still spreading fear porn about how Trump ‘ran a campaign based on racial fears and division playing to the worst element’ and vowed ‘we are not going down without a fight and Donald needs to know that.’
— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) November 9, 2016
8. [amazon text=Lena Dunham&asin=B00AM14JU4]
Dunham claimed there is a 100% chance she will move to Vancouver, Canada.
The shock of Trump’s win must still be settling in because she hasn’t updated her Twitter or Instagram, although people have taken to the social media sites to offer to help her pack.
9. [amazon text=Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg&asin=150114524X]
Not so much a celebrity, but famous nonetheless. Despite the fact that even Ginsburg’s fans criticized her for her public comments against Trump as highly inappropriate for a sitting justice, the “notorious RBG” told The New York Times, “I can’t imagine what this place would be ― I can’t imagine what the country would be ― with Donald Trump as our president. For the country, it could be four years. For the court, it could be ― I don’t even want to contemplate that,” adding she would move to New Zealand if Trump won.
No word on that, but WAPO has condemned her for making such comments and then failing to recuse herself on election-related litigation when she so clearly had a vested stake in Trump losing.
No matter. As our next president, Trump will likely be naming Ginsburg’s replacement.
10. [amazon text=Samuel L. Jackson&asin=B007JUT898]
After accusing Trump of running a “hate-filled campaign,” Jackson straight up told Jimmy Kimmel in a skit, “If that motherf*cker becomes president, I’m moving my black ass to South Africa.”
South Africa, it has been noted, is the whitest part of Africa.
No word yet on Jackson if he’s got his plane ticket handy, but apparently people are excitedly welcoming him to “the Mother Land” when he does.
11. [amazon text=Stephen King&asin=B00HMJTBU2]
The horror novelist, who referred to Trump as “Trumpie,” claimed “A Trump presidency scares me more than anything else. I’m terrified that he’ll become president.”
He has yet to respond to the “terror” on social media. Too soon?
12. [amazon text=Raven-Symoné&asin=B0014567XO]
The Cosby turned Disney actress claimed she already had tickets in hand for her and her entire family to move to Canada. Yesterday she retweeted this:
— The View (@TheView) November 8, 2016
So far she may be the only one making good on her promise to vacate the country.
As previously reported, Amy Schumer sure the hell didn’t.
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