Hollywood tells Obama: You deserved to win!

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Los Angeles, Nov 7 (IANS) Hollywood musicians and actors hailed Barack Obama Wednesday on his re-eletion as the US president, calling it a proud moment for America.

As Obama defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney, Hollywood celebrities took to Twitter to congratulate him, reports eonline.com.

Here's what some of them said:

Elizabeth Hurley (Actress): Barack Obama, we are more than just a collection of red states and blue states, we are the United States of America.

Will.i.am (Singer): All that travel, hard work and campaigning was worth it... and now it's time to work even harder.

Demi Lovato (Singer): Yay! Proud to be an American!

Lea Michele (Actress-singer): Amazing election party tonight at Mr.R.P. Murphy's house! And so glad we got to celebrate the re-election of Obama!

Richard Branson (Virgin Group chairman): Congrats to President Barack Obama on winning a second term after long, hard campaign. Now back to tough work of governing.

Mariah Carey (Singer): Incredible speech! Watching in a room full of diverse people - all truly moved. Thank you America for President Obama. Four more years.

Rihanna (Singer): Put one in the air for the President! Our dear Obama.

Katy Perry (Singer): The people have the power! Proud to stand by you for four more years.

Lady Gaga (Singer): I just got off stage in Columbia! Congratulations Mr. President. We are so proud to be American tonight! Yes! Yes! Yes!

Australian-American TV actress Melissa George: In Australia, just heard the great news about our president Obama! You deserve to re-elected... you had me at hello.