Scottish Independence Vote: Celebrities Take to Twitter With Last-Minute Pleas

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Stars backing "yes" and "no" sides reach out to Scots on day of reckoning

As Scots went to the polls Thursday to decide on whether to break the union and become independent, celebrities on both sides of the Atlantic took to social media and elsewhere to plead with voters to either stay in the U.K. or go it alone as a new country.

The Scottish independence referendum is all people are talking about in the U.K. at the moment, and celebrities have weighed in on either side, with their intervention met with equal parts praise and scorn. 

As the momentous decision edges closer - the final result will be declared at 10pm PST but the election will likely be called much earlier - here's a selection of tweets from some interested observers over the last 24 hours.