Chicago Cubs Win World Series: Hollywood Reacts
Bill Murray, Hillary Clinton and many other celebs were quick to praise the Cubs for ending their 108-season losing streak after an epic win on Wednesday.
The Chicago Cubs ended their losing streak on Wednesday night and defeated the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 of the World Series.
The historic win was the talk of social media. A picture of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton engrossed with the game on her iPad quickly went viral. Clinton excitedly tweeted her joy when the game ended, “They did it! 108 years later and the drought is finally over. Way to make history, @Cubs. #FlyTheW.”
Bill Murray, a die-hard Cubs fan, couldn't hide his excitement once his beloved team ended the tension with an 8-7 score.
Other famous fans cluttered Twitter with their reactions and celebratory declarations, including Stephen Colbert, Leslie Jones and Michael Moore.
Check out the congratulatory messages below.
The moment the Cubs won their first World Series in 108 years. pic.twitter.com/GqS0TTzWel— Consequence of Sound (@coslive) November 3, 2016
Cubs win! Congrats Chicago - see you in 2124!— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) November 3, 2016
Congrats to all my comedy friends from Chicago. This joy will make you less funny for a few months.— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 3, 2016
I would watch 10 more hours of grown men weeping. So much. CONGRATS CHICAGO!!!!— olivia wilde (@oliviawilde) November 3, 2016
YO THIS WAS A GREAT FUCKING GAME! BOTH TEAMS WERE EXCELLENT AND LEFT IT ALL ON THE FEILD!! SO GOOD!!— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) November 3, 2016
Congratulations Cubs! Great season Cleveland! Midwest rules! Amazing game. Thanks for the distraction we all needed this week!— Michael Moore (@MMFlint) November 3, 2016
Congratulations all my Chicago friends! Take tomorrow off!— dax shepard (@daxshepard1) November 3, 2016
C H I C A G O! C H A M P S!— COMMON (@common) November 3, 2016
It happened: @Cubs win World Series. That's change even this South Sider can believe in. Want to come to the White House before I leave?— President Obama (@POTUS) November 3, 2016
I love you #Cubs I just love you!!!!!— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) November 3, 2016