Boris Kodjoe took to Twitter on Saturday to celebrate the repeal of the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy, a historic decision that is being praised to the Heavens by celebrities across the Internet. Kodjoe, whose show “Undercovers” was swiftly canceled by NBC this fall, praised the repeal of DADT.
About time! The repeal of #DADT is finally official. Live and let live. Auf geht’s! Well done! RT @BarackObama: By ending “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” no longer will patriotic Americans be asked to live a lie in order to serve.
Here’s what a few other celebrities are saying about the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” decision:
Kathy Griffin, “My Life on the D-List”: You got it. How about…FINALLY! Equality IS coming! #DADT RT @IMTHESUN: @kathygriffin talk about DADT news! please!
Ricky Martin, singer: One step closer to #equality!! #DADT is gone!Historical! #lgbt
Neil Patrick Harris, “How I Met Your Mother”: #DADT REPEALED! So proud of Congress for making the right decision Now all soldiers can serve with integrity A gr8 day #NOH8
Danny DeVito, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”: DADT good news. Way to go House and Senate. way to go Obama & everyone who worked for Repeal of DADT.
Ellen DeGeneres, “The Ellen Show”: Thank you Senators for pushing us one step closer towards full equality. #NOH8 #LGBT #DADT
Despite hype, ‘Undercovers’ canceled
Can the ‘Undercovers’ change the fortunes of black TV actors?
Follow MICHAEL LANGSTON MOORE on:
FACEBOOK • TWITTER • THE SCREEN FIEND
Hit the “Subscribe” button at the top of the page to receive instant email updates on black entertainment!
Michael also writes for the:
TV Examiner and Celebrity Icons Examiner.
YOU ALSO MIGHT LIKE:
Michael Jackson biographer declares whether posthumous album contains authentic vocals
Aretha Franklin battles pancreatic cancer
Keri Hilson fails to be edgy with racy new music video
Nicki Minaj hates gender stereotypes in new documentary
Listen to Michael Jackson’s new single, ‘Hold My Hand’
The real reason a black man can’t portray Spider-Man
With rumors swirling, can Michael Jackson truly ever Rest in Peace?
Should we start expecting more from Tyler Perry?
Why are so many rappers becoming actors?
Tupac Shakur: Pure genius or hypocritical menace?
The image of black women in entertainment
The demise of the black dramatic series
Michael Jackson’s ‘Michael’
R.Kelly’s ‘Love Letter’
‘For Colored Girls’
Indie music review: Ace Reign
Toni Braxton’s ‘The Pulse’
‘The Princess and the Frog’
‘The Wendy Williams Show’
‘The T.O. Show’
CNN’s ‘Black in America’
Russell Simmons on diversity, Michael Vick
Blair Underwood of ‘The Event’
Pulitzer Prize winning playright Lynn Nottage
Kendra of the ‘Bad Girls Club’ and ‘Love Games’