Celebs Speak Out About Historic Presidential Debate As Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump Face Off

The first presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump kicked off on Monday, and the 90-minute showdown had devotees of both political parties flocking to Twitter in an attempt to break the internet with a monsoon of commentary, angry sarcasm and mockery.

Following the debate, plenty of Hollywood’s biggest stars commented on the evening’s action.

But Nick Cannon and Jesse Tyler Ferguson may have had the best responses.

And Trey Songz was like “Na Na” Trump.

Before the candidates even took the stage, celebs were sharing their excitement (and trepidation) for the long-awaited battle of words between the polarizing figures, and there was no shortage of stars who were weighing in on how they thought the debates might go.

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“The cool thing is we now have the chance to watch 2 qualified & worthy candidates in a thoughtful dialogue,” “Girls” creator Lena Dunham joked. “#JKLOLWTF #Debates2016.

Republican stalwart and former Presidential nominee Newt Gingrich was somewhat more optimistic about Trump’s chances, sharing, “@realDonaldTrump will pass the test of being adequately competent & will get a big boost in acceptability.”

Some stars were less hopeful about the night’s events, like model and “Lip Sync Battle” host Chrissy Teigen, comedian Billy Eichner, director Adam McKay and others.

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ET will continue to share some of the best celeb reactions to the night’s historic faceoff as the evening progresses.

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