POSTED: Monday, January 21, 2013 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, January 21, 2013 - 10:34pm
CNN — Plenty of Hollywood was glued to the Inauguration ceremony on Monday.
As President Obama was sworn in for his second term, notable names tweeted about everything from the historical significance of the inauguration happening on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to the performances from Kelly Clarkson and Beyonce:
On the moment:
Alicia Keys: What a powerful day!! May we all take these powerful strides and continue moving forward!! Blessings!!
Maria Shriver: What a moment. Barack Obama being sworn in on Martin Luther King Day. We live in a great country.
On President Obama's inaugural address:
Olivia Wilde: This speech rocks hard. Let's make it all happen!!
Lisa Ling: So glad I DVR'd the President's address for my unborn daughter to hear one day.
Neil Patrick Harris: A brilliant speech today by @BarackObama. Inspiring stuff. I'm very proud to be an American.
Andy Cohen: Thank you @BarackObama and #godblessamerica - ps. Hunty Michelle's hair is LAYED!
On the performances:
Wanda Sykes: James Taylor is so cool. Even when he tries to dress up, he still looks like he should be sitting by a lake.
Patti Stanger: Cryin from @kelly_clarkson and the mention of equality for all! If this happens nationwide i will need to hire a bigger gay staff! Yippee!
Solange Knowles: I couldn't be more proud on this day.
Debi Mazar: She hit those notes!!!Church!!go Beyonce!!!
Bette Midler: The hardest song in any repertoire, the National Anthem. She had to remove the in-ear monitor. It's a bear. She sang beautifully.