Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head Monday night in the first presidential debate of 2016! More than 80 million tuned in to watch the face-off, with FOX News Channel nabbing the most cable viewers — over 11 million.
The debate was the highest rated in history... and the stars were watching, too! Read on to see how celebrities reacted on social media.
drinking game for tonight is to never stop— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) September 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton showed us, for the millionth time, just how qualified she is for this job. Sleep well knowing a remarkable woman is ready.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) September 27, 2016
It's like the Super Bowl but for the apocalypse. #debates— Zach Braff (@zachbraff) September 26, 2016
Wait. She did not run ads that say mean things. She ran ads that use audio of his own mean nasty statements. #Debates2016— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) September 27, 2016
I'm so confused. He is just talking and talking saying nothing omg help it's like having a convo at a party you want to run from!— Leslie Jones (@Lesdoggg) September 27, 2016
This is like watching a frog sitting in water that is boiling slowly... #debates— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) September 27, 2016
Now we are making fun of fat people? So all hackers are 400 pounds? Dude clearly doesn't watch Mr Robot.— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) September 27, 2016
Wow! That debate changed literally everyone's mind! Which means we're right back where we started... #debatenight— Ed Helms (@edhelms) September 27, 2016
The late night hosts, including Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, and Seth Meyers, also made jokes about the debate in the shows. Watch!