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Celebs Cheer for Ireland After Gay-Marriage Vote

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Miley Cyrus, of all people, probably said it best: “Fuck yeah Ireland!” After a nationwide vote yesterday, the country became the first in the world to legalize gay marriage by popular mandate. Voters turned out in droves and the referendum passed with overwhelming support. At the very least, it’s made Colin Farrell a really happy Irishman:

“Today Ireland has opened up her heart in a way that the whole world will feel. How we have changed our fortune in 24 hours, how we have lit the way, how we have guaranteed a brighter and more loving future for all who call this beautiful land home. Bravo citizens of Ireland.”

And from J.K. Rowling to Zach Braff, many celebrities took to Twitter to celebrate Ireland’s big day:

Celebs Cheer for Ireland After Gay-Marriage Vote