After it was announced on Tuesday night that senator Kamala Harris has been chosen by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as his running mate, Hollywood is abuzz with excitement. A host of stars reacted to the news, including actor Maya Rudolph, who has appeared in various Saturday Night Live (SNL) sketches as the senator.
Rudolph got to know about Kamala Harris’ Vice Presidential Nomination while participating in an Entertainment Weekly panel for this year’s Emmys. Upon hearing about the political development, the actor said, “Oh s**t!”
“I’m as surprised as you are, guys. That’s spicy,” Rudolph added.
Commenting further on whether she would be returning to reprise her role as Kamala Harris on SNL, Maya Rudolph said, “I love going to the show. Any excuse I can get, I love. I just didn’t really anticipate travelling during a pandemic, but if there’s anyone that can work it out I’m sure Lorne Michaels (the creator of SNL) has some sort of invisible helicopter that can get me there.”
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This is a historical, transformational, and proud moment for all women. All women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women. Congratulations @kamalaharris on becoming the first Black woman and FIRST PERSON of Indian descent to compete on a major U.S. party’s presidential ticket. 🙌🏽 #representationmatters PS: To my younger self – look how far we have come! ❤️
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Was there ever more of an exciting day? For our entire country of course, but especially for my Black and Indian sisters, many of us who have gone our entire lives thinking that someone who looks like us may never hold high office. We work so hard and contribute to the fabric of America, and now to see someone as talented as @kamalaharris rise to the top like this? It’s thrilling!! I am filled with hope and excitement. Thank you @joebiden. Let’s do this! @meena @mayaharris_ #rohinikosoglu #sisterhood #letsdothis #bidenharris2020 Photo credit: Getty Images
Priyanka shared a photo of Harris on Instagram and wrote, “This is a historical, transformational, and proud moment for all women. All women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women. Congratulations @kamalaharris on becoming the first Black woman and FIRST PERSON of Indian descent to compete on a major U.S. party’s presidential ticket.”
Viola Davis, who recently celebrated her birthday, shared a video of Kamala Harris and captioned it, “Happy birthday to me! Happy birthday to me!! Happy birthday dear Viola!!! I am strapped up!!! #VOTE.”
Madame Vice President has a nice ring to it! #BidenHarris2020
— Nick Jonas (@nickjonas) August 12, 2020
Nick Jonas tweeted, “Madame Vice President has a nice ring to it! #BidenHarris2020.”
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