Kathy Griffin, Alyssa Milano, and others react to Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation: 'What a terrible day in American history'

Taryn Ryder
Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, and Alyssa Milano. (Photo: AP Images/Getty Images)
Sarah Silverman, Kathy Griffin, and Alyssa Milano. (Photo: AP Images/Getty Images)

It’s official: Judge Brett Kavanaugh, soon to be Justice Kavanaugh, has been confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. The nomination of Kavanaugh, who stands accused of sexual assault by three women, has bitterly divided the nation over the past several weeks — except in Hollywood. (He has strongly denied misconduct claims.)

Celebrities such as Kathy Griffin, Chelsea Handler, Lena Dunham, and more were quick to express disappointment and disgust Saturday after the Senate’s final vote of 50 to 48, confirming the embattled judge to the nation’s highest court.

Alyssa Milano, who has been vocal about her own experience with sexual assault and attended Christine Blasey Ford’s hearing last week, shared a lengthy post about this “sad day for America.”

Busy Philipps, who revealed she was raped at age 14 while listening to Ford’s testimony, tweeted, “Just started crying in this coffeeshop because the barista asked me how my day is going and that’s ok. F***.” She added:

Sarah Silverman, Reese Witherspoon, and others stars took the opportunity to stress the importance of getting out to vote.

And Ellen DeGeneres wanted to send a message to Ford.

Of course, there was one celebrity who was thrilled with Saturday’s outcome: James Woods.

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