Americans woke up to the surprising outcome of the “Brexit” vote, resulting in the United Kingdom’s decision to withdraw membership from the European Union.

The people of Britain voted on a referendum in which they had to choose between remaining in the European Union or leaving. While deeply divided about the decision, the secessionists won by a margin of less than 3 percent.

Celebs from The UK’s own J.K. Rowling to Lindsay Lohan, took to social media to share how they felt about the historic decision:

Lindsay Lohan tweeted and deleted, ” good luck with the pound.. will take you about 15 years to get it back up #REMAIN instead. BE POSITIVE .. IGNORE THE 200,000 MARGIN #REMAIN.”

Some people are happy about the Brexit results. Elizabeth Hurley rejoiced, tweeting:

Of course, Piers Morgan chimed in:

Referencing the fact that one in four young voters were set to vote to remain in the E.U., James Corden tweeted:

Lily Allen wrote:

Boy George seems to be handling the news pretty well:

Ellie Goulding chimed in:


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