'Captain America' embarrassed by election result

2016-11-09 16:00

Los Angeles - Chris Evans is "embarrassed" by the US presidential election result.

The Captain America actor has slammed Donald Trump - and branded him a "bully" and a "hatemonger" and admitted he is "devastated" the former Apprentice star triumphed over rival Hillary Clinton.

Chris - who had earlier revealed he had cast his vote for the Democratic candidate - tweeted: "This is an embarrassing night for America. We've let a hatemonger lead our great nation. We've let a bully set our course. I'm devastated."

Ariel Winter was also "devastated" by the result.

The shocked star wrote on Twitter: "America, you have failed. What the actual fuck. Devastating. I won't recognize @realDonaldTrump as our president, ever. #dumptrucktrump (sic)"

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane thinks the result will leave many US citizens "genuinely fearful".

He posted: "Some didn't like Bush. Some didn't like Obama. But this is different. Forget dislike. Many are genuinely fearful now. This is new. (sic)"

The Help star Octavia Spencer believes the result will give people perspective on "how good" things were under departing president Barack Obama.

She tweeted: "Gonna miss Obama. maybe this country needs a Trump presidency to see just how good we had it and took it for granted!!!!! #GodBlessTheUSA (sic)"

But not all stars were disappointed in the result.

Stephen Baldwin was "proud" to have openly campaigned for the businessman.

As the votes were counted, he tweeted: "God is moving.....& America is speaking !! PTL @realdonaldtrump @KellyannePolls #MakeAmericaGreatAgain #GodBlessAmerica (sic)"

He later added: "Soon the REAL work begins ... to #MakeAmericaGreatAgain ! Proud to have been a part of such amazing history !!

"God bless America !! & our 45th President of the USA & the new first family ...(sic)"

Musician Kid Rock endorsed the new president during the election campaign, and though he hasn't directly spoken about the result, he did share with his Twitter followers a YouTube video called Donald Trump - American Bad Ass.

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