Biden was called as the next President of the United States earlier today (November 7) after days of vote counting lastly noticed him eclipse the 270 electoral faculty votes wanted to win the race and defeat present President Donald Trump.
“Oh my god,” Eilish mentioned in a video posted to Instagram. “You guys, I wished to say thanks a lot to everyone who fucking voted. Fuck!
“That is unbelievable, I’m so pleased. I’m by way of the roof. I wished to say thanks to everyone that modified their thoughts, or received on the market and fucking voted, even for those who voted for the primary time, no matter. Don’t let anyone let you know your voice doesn’t matter.”
She added: “It was so shut, and it’s due to you guys fucking pushing by way of that we received this shit! Thanks for caring concerning the local weather, about ladies’s rights, about social justice, about fucking surviving proper now.
“I can not say thanks sufficient. I’m so pleased proper now. I like you guys. Be protected.”
An outspoken critic of Donald Trump, Billie Eilish has been repeatedly encouraging followers to vote within the days and weeks main as much as the election. Final week, she led a call for young voters in Texas to use their vote in the election on Tuesday (November 3).
Final month, a leaked doc revealed that Eilish was among a number of celebrities and musicians blocked by the Trump administration from an promoting marketing campaign aiming to lift spirits amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Others in the entertainment world have also been reacting to Joe Biden’s victory within the 2020 Presidential election because it was known as this afternoon.
“You simply gave the world one of many best acts of kindness and bravado humanity has ever seen,” Lady Gaga wrote in a tweet directed to Biden, his operating mate Kamala Harris and “the American folks”. Others congratulating Biden on his victory embrace Radiohead‘s Thom Yorke, Lana Del Rey, Billie Eilish’s brother Finneas and extra.
Director Spike Lee, in the meantime, has taken to the streets of Brooklyn to start a dance party while drinking champagne.