With jokes and jabs from President Obama and host Seth Meyers, The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner led to lots of laughs from correspondents and celebrities alike. Here are some of their top tweets.
By Gabbi Baker
When President Obama took the stage, he showed a video trailer of ‘The President’s Speech’ and spoke about 2012 presidential hopefuls, his recently released birth certificate, and of course, Donald Trump.
@mike_farah: Obama just strutted out to “I wanna be american” (the hulk hogan song) @ the white house press dinner. Greatest thing ever
@jeremypiven: was @ the dinner last night ans our president killed it like an old school comedy club…
@iansomerhalder: Can’t tweet pics-reception bad…:( Obama speaking right now- holy shit he is so funny. Seriously the whole room is in laughter.Dems&repubs
@brookeburke: I am stunned & amazed by the presence and power of President Obama. Much greater than he posesses on TV. Can’t believe how funny 2night is!
Seth Meyers kept the laughs coming…
@sethmeyers21: Enjoyed WHC dinner immensely. Anxiously awaiting Trump’s rebuttal
And many of the celebrity guests invited to the dinner tweeted their thanks, excitement, and favorite moments…
@marlonwayans: Barack Obama and Seth just put a nail in trump’s whoole campaignb’s coffin
@PaulaAbdul: i had a great time in DC! the White House Correspondents Dinner was the perfect amalgamation of politics, Hollywood, & advertising lol
@ElizabethBanks: I got photo bombed by Rep. Eric Cantor at the White House Correspondents Dinner.
@jimmywa11: It was a great honor to go to the White House Correspondents Dinner…enjoyed myself!!!