‘Empire’ Cast Reacts To Donald Trump As President-Elect

It’s almost been a week since Donald Trump got elected as president and Americans are still shocked at the outcome of the election. The cast of Empire reacted to Trump as president on social media and they expressed their shock as well — and hope for the future.

The Republican president-elect ran on a platform of bigotry, hate, and he was endorsed by the KKK — enough said. Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, but Trump triumphed when it came to winning the 270 votes in the electoral college needed to secure the presidency.

Empire Reacts To Donald Trump As President-Elect
Empire Reacts To Donald Trump As President-Elect

Jussie Smollett posted a video on Instagram in which he admits he’s “pissed off,” but encourages his fans to mobilize after taking 24 hours to mourn.

A video posted by Jussie Smollett (@jussiesmollett) on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:17pm PST

Taraji P. Henson posted an inspirational quote on Instagram on the day after the election.

A photo posted by taraji p henson (@tarajiphenson) on Nov 9, 2016 at 8:48am PST

Grace Byers posted a simple message that says “We shall over come,” captioned with “How?” and a broken heart emoji.

Gabby Sidibe posted an inspirational image with the caption “We’re not done.”

A photo posted by Gabby Sidibe 👸🏿 (@gabby3shabby) on Nov 9, 2016 at 9:52am PST