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Celebrities Post Tributes To President Obama Following Farewell Address

Various Celebrities Including Madonna, Sharon Stone, Cher, And Whoopi Goldberg Praise President Obama After Final Speech.

He has given his farewell speech to the nation and in just nine days time he will leave the White House after eight years.

And while Barack Obama delivered his final address as president, celebrities led by Madonna were gushing with their heartfelt tributes to the first family before they leave office.

Many took to Twitter where they shared pictures of themselves meeting the president and thanking him for his service.

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Among them was Madonna who posted an image of herself and Obama with the caption: ‘Good-bye Mr. President! There will never be another one like you! Barack Obama you are a King amongst Men.’

Actress Sharon Stone, who was in Chicago to hear Obama’s speech, also shared a picture she had taken with the president when he was still a senator.

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She also wrote: ‘From here with the Young Senator from Chicago to tonight. #obamafarewell. We will miss you.’

While record producer Russell Simmons posted a sweet snap of Obama posing for a selfie with two young black boys.

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He then wrote: ‘President Obama, because of you “those brown kids” know that they too can one day be President of the U.S. #ObamaAndKids #ObamaFarewell’

Meanwhile other celebrities wrote about how much they enjoyed the speech, with some pleading for Obama be allowed to stay on in the White House.

Long-time friend of the president and first lady Michelle, TV host Ellen DeGeneres wrote: ‘@POTUS @BarackObama I love you more than I have space on Twitter to describe. #ObamaFarewell’

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Actress Kathy Bates posted: ‘So grateful to you @POTUS for all you have done for us these last 8 years! Your dignity and strength. God Bless you and your family.’

Fellow actress Kerry Washington, who stars in politician drama Scandal, used Obama’s catchphrase and simply tweeted: ‘YES WE CAN #obamafarewell’

Rapper NeYo also said: ‘I don’t want this speech to end. #ObamaFarewell.’

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While singer Katy Perry wrote: ‘Me right now’ with a praying hands emoji.

And even One Direction star Niall Horan, who is Irish tweeted: ‘Don’t get me started but I’m going to miss the obamas. The nicest family on earth.’

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However, some celebrities used their tributes to Obama to also take aim at president-elect Donald Trump.

Author Stephen King posted: ‘Hope you enjoyed Obama’s speech. You won’t hear anything so cogent and kind for a long time. So, with complete sincerity: THANKS, OBAMA.’

Star Trek star George Takei said: ‘Watching Obama’s final address, and realizing how very, very far we are about to descend. Farewell, O Captain my Captain! Heavens save us.’

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Whoopi Goldberg said: ‘This is what a REAL victory lap looks like and that only works if you have actually done something to to take a lap for.’

Singer Cher wrote: ‘When The President & First Lady Leave the White House …. We Will be The Custodians Of HOPE.’

While Nancy Sinatra simply tweeted a picture of Obama with the caption: ‘Thank you, thank you, thank you from my heart, Mr. President. @BarackObama


By JENNIFER NEWTON FOR MAILONLINE

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  • You have set a really high standard for the leaders of any country. Your caring, poise, grace and resolve has been such a blessing. I will truly miss the Obama family! May God bless you always! Thank you President Obama and First Lady!!

  • To the 1st family! Thank ya’ll so much for all you’ve done for every human being ! There will NEVER be another 1st family like ya’ll ? praying God’s continued blessings upon the entire family! I WILL ALWAYS LOVE THE O’BAMA FAMILY ???????❤❤❤

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