Ricky Martin, Bette Midler, Kathy Griffin and Chely Wright are among the celebrities cheering the start of a gay marriage law in New York.
Happy couples began marrying soon after midnight as the law took effect.
“To all Sunday’s couples: your walk down the aisle has been a long one ”¦ congratulations on finally making it to the altar!” entertainer Bette Midler messaged.
“Congrats to all the newlyweds in NY! Bottoms up! The first day of marriage #equality. Next, FEDERAL equality!” comedian Kathy Griffin tweeted to her nearly 1 million followers.
Country music singer Chely Wight, who came out gay last year and recently announced her own engagement, chimed in: “Good morning from Nashville 🙂 Exciting day for New York!!! #MarriageEquality.”