H'wood wishes Barack Obama a very happy 56th birthday

Last Updated: Sat, Aug 05, 2017 04:07 hrs

[U.S.A.], August 5 (ANI): Former president of the United States Barack Obama celebrated his 56th birthday on Friday.

Many Hollywood celebrities took to the social media to wish him a happy birthday, taking the moment to reflect on the contrast between President Obama's administration and public persona and the controversy-laden Trump's White House.

Here are some birthday wishes to Obama from Hollywood:

Director Ava DuVernay tweeted, "Oh! An excuse to post pictures of a real leader! Yes! Exciting! Happy Birthday, Mr. President! We miss you so, so, like, so much. So much."

Emmy-nominated actress Elizabeth Banks also wrote, "Happy bday @BarackObama. Don't know if you've heard, but things have been pretty shaky lately. We miss you guys."

Hollywood veteran George Takei also wished Obama by writing, "Happy birthday to President @BarackObama, whose grace, thoughtfulness and compassion we miss every day."

"We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - @BarackObama HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY," wrote actress Olivia Munn.

Pop sensation Miley Cyrus also took to Twitter and wished the former president by tweeting, "Happy birthday Mr. President ?? @BarackObama !!! We love & miss you dearly!"

Talk show host, Ellen Degeneres shared a clip of her interview with Obama and wrote, "Happy birthday, @BarackObama! I'm proud and honored to call you my friend."

The 44th president's birthday also spawned a trending topic of #ObamaDay. (ANI)

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