Gay Marriage Decisions: Happy Hollywood Reacts on Twitter

Gay Marriage Decisions: Happy Hollywood Reacts on Twitter

Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page, Andy Cohen, Seth Meyers and Josh Gad among those who express glee following the higher court's decisions

The Supreme Court voted in a 5-4 decision on Wednesday to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act, while also allowing a lower court ruling overturning California's Prop 8 to stand, and much of Hollywood could not be happier.

Leonardo DiCaprio, an Oscar nominee who portrayed closeted FBI director J. Edgar Hoover in "J. Edgar," took to Twitter to congratulate the Court, and proclaim June 26, 2013 as a "historic day."

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A number of other notable names, such as Ben Affleck, Mark Ruffalo, "Juno" star Ellen Page, future late-night host Seth Meyers and Los Angeles mayor-elect Eric Garcetti, agreed and tweeted their own reaction to the welcome news.

Take a look at a sampling of the reactions: