Hollywood stars celebrate Jones victory on Twitter
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Several Hollywood stars are cheering on Democrat Doug Jones’s historic Senate win in Alabama, calling it a “real turning point” for the country.

In a victory over Roy Moore, Jones was projected to win Tuesday’s special election in the Yellowhammer State. Moore, the controversial Republican candidate, had faced multiple allegations during the campaign of relationships with teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

Several entertainers reacted on social media on Tuesday as the race was called for Jones.

Barbra Streisand, a longtime Democratic supporter and fundraiser, wrote on Twitter:

 

Actress Rose McGowan, who has worked to shine a light on sexual misconduct in Hollywood after accusing film producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, wrote:

 

“Hello, Dolly!” star Bette Midler, and “Charmed” actress Alyssa Milano, both frequent critics of President TrumpDonald John Trump5 things to know about Boris Johnson Conservatives erupt in outrage against budget deal Trump says Omar will help him win Minnesota MORE, expressed joy over the election results:

 

 

Former “House of Cards” showrunner Beau Willimon called the win “what hope feels like.”

 

“Selma” director Ava DuVernay also said Moore’s defeat gave her a renewed sense of hope:

 

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays the president on HBO's "Veep," congratulated Jones.

 

While Bravo “Top Chef” host Padma Lakshmi also suggested she was relieved about Jones’s victory: