21 of our favorite people say goodbye to the Obama family, the tears just keep on coming

Saying goodbye to the outgoing first family today was exactly as hard as we imagined it would be. They were the definition of class, dignity, integrity, and partnership, and we will miss them very dearly. We’re not alone in feeling this way, of course: Many of our favorite people are saying goodbye to the Obama family on social media, and with every new post comes a fresh batch of tears.

From words of thanks to personal memories of meeting the president and first lady, stars have lit up Instagram and Twitter with their heartfelt tributes. Below, take a look at some of the most poignant posts.


Gina Rodriguez

Khloé Kardashian

Gigi Hadid

Viola Davis


Ayesha Curry

Danai Gurira

Janet Mock


Taraji P. Henson

Elizabeth Warren

Bella Hadid



Wendy Davis

Janelle Monaé


Ellen DeGeneres

Jurnee Smollett Bell

Olivia Wilde

Kerry Washington

Demi Lovato


Rowan Blanchard

Don’t forget to give yourself a little love today, you deserve it.

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