Biden or Trump? Celebrities urge patience
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Politically active celebrities are urging patience as election results continue to come in, and the winner of the White House race remains up in the air on Wednesday.

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Despite the uncertainty of final Electoral College tabulations in several states — including Pennsylvania, Michigan, Georgia and North Carolina — Trump asserted victory early Wednesday morning in remarks at the White House, falsely saying, "We did win the election."

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Several stars — many outspoken supporters of Biden — took to social media to make an appeal for patience as ballots were counted, with the final results potentially taking days.

Mega-producer Shonda Rhimes told her nearly 2 million followers that democracy isn't always easy.

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"Spotlight" star Mark Ruffalo advised Democrats to "hang tough."

Biden's Hollywood surrogates weren't the only entertainers advising Americans to exercise restraint. Actor Antonio Sabato Jr. a vocal Trump supporter, pushed for "patience."

Other performers added a dose of humor to the waiting game, with rapper and actor Ice-T quipping: