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Genevieve Van Voorhis

Whether you knew what it meant or not, has happened and the UK, EU, Game of Thrones, and the world in general may never be the same. Below are a list of eight different celebs and their thoughts on the UK voting to leave the European Union.

1. Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter
Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter

Harry Potter is not pleased. In an interview with Variety, he said this about Brexit:

“It’s the worst kind of nationalism, the worst kind of patriotism, and it’s scary as s—.”

2. J.K. Rowling

The woman behind the entire Harry Potter universe tweeted this heartbreaking line:

3. Cher

In a typically perplexing jumble of caps and emojis, Cher tweeted:

It's worth noting that Cher uses emojis in the place of words, so what she's actually saying is that she's "[Praying] It's Best Decision 4 All UK PPL," not outright stating that it is.

She ended up taking some heat for her first message, and attempted to clarify:

Eventually, she changed her tune:

4. Lena Headey

Lena Headey, who stars on Game of Thrones as the formidable Cersei Lannister, tweeted this depressing Union Jack:

And managed to fuse the Brexit/Regrexit issue with a little GoT hype:

5. Richard Branson

Business mogul Richard Branson was firmly in the camp for "Remain" and has been tweeting and blogging his disappointment and concern over the decision since the news broke:

6. Donald Trump

The presumptive Republican nominee was in Scotland at the time, and made some vaguely inspiring, general statements:

He then said this mind-numbingly irritating thing about Scotland (whose citizens decisively voted against Brexit):

7. Sue Perkins

Luckily, English comedian and writer Sue Perkins was there to put him in his place:

8. Lily Allen

And so was singer/songwriter Lily Allen:

In fact, Lily Allen has been tweeting basically nonstop since Friday:

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Sources: Variety, Twitter


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