Thu, 08 Nov 2012 09:45:00 GMT | By IANS

You deserved to win: Hollywood tells Obama

Hollywood actors and musicians hailed Barack Obama on Wednesday on his re-election as the U.S. president, calling it a proud moment for America.

You deserved to win: Hollywood tells Obama (© Reuters)

As Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate him, E Online reported.

Here's what some of them said:

Elizabeth Hurley: Barack Obama, we are more than just a collection of red states and blue states, we are the United States of America. All that travel, hard work and campaigning was worth it... and now it's time to work even harder.

Demi Lovato: Yay! Proud to be an American!

Lea Michele: Amazing election party tonight at Mr. R.P. Murphy's house! And so glad we got to celebrate the re-election of Obama!

Richard Branson: Congrats to President Barack Obama on winning a second term after long, hard campaign. Now back to tough work of governing.

Mariah Carey: Incredible speech! Watching in a room full of diverse people - all truly moved. Thank you America for President Obama. Four more years.

Rihanna: Put one in the air for the President! Our dear Obama.

Katy Perry: The people have the power! Proud to stand by you for four more years.

Melissa George: In Australia, just heard the great news about our president Obama! You deserve to re-elected... you had me at hello.

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