Stars Tweet Their Inaugural Thoughts

Posted Monday January 21, 2013 9:25 PM GMT

With all the festivities surrounding President Obama's inauguration leading the headlines, many stars took to Twitter to post their thoughts on the historic day.

This year's inauguration was only the second time that the big day has fallen on Martin Luther King Day, which made some stars comment on both events.

While celebs such as Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson were lucky enough to be there in person, others watched from home like most.

Here is what they had to say!

Alicia Keys : "Excited 2share this incredible day w/our son!" and "Getting ready for the first of THREE inaugural balls and feeling grand!!! Can't wait! ;-)"

Kelly Clarkson: "What an honor to be a part of history! Obama's presence was powerful and his words unforgettable. It's a proud day for America!"

Ellen DeGeneres: "A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus." -- #MLK. Congratulations, President @BarackObama!"

Ke$ha: "Obama became 1st president to address gay rights during an inauguration speech. Proud to have a president who believes We R Who We R"

Chris Brown: "I have decided to stick with love...hate is too great a burden to bear." -- Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy #MLK Day and Inauguration Day!"

Mariah Carey: "On this monumental day, we celebrate two amazing and inspirational men.. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and President Barack Obama!"

Eva Longoria: "Happy Inauguration Day!!!"