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

| Updated: Aug 05, 2017 09:15 IST

Los Angeles [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." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">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. <a href="https://t.co/S9yjfmKJHu">pic.twitter.com/S9yjfmKJHu</a></p>&mdash; Ava DuVernay (@ava) <a href="https://twitter.com/ava/status/893524100525596673">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> 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." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Happy bday <a href="https://twitter.com/BarackObama">@BarackObama</a>. Don&#39;t know if you&#39;ve heard, but things have been pretty shaky lately. We miss you guys. <a href="https://t.co/fpKdus89um">https://t.co/fpKdus89um</a></p>&mdash; Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) <a href="https://twitter.com/ElizabethBanks/status/893491000064081920">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Hollywood veteran George Takei also wished Obama by writing, "Happy birthday to President @BarackObama, whose grace, thoughtfulness and compassion we miss every day." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Happy birthday to President <a href="https://twitter.com/BarackObama">@BarackObama</a>, whose grace, thoughtfulness and compassion we miss every day. <a href="https://t.co/ja98CW2Ggp">pic.twitter.com/ja98CW2Ggp</a></p>&mdash; George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) <a href="https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/893507866920837120">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> "We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." - @BarackObama HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY," wrote actress Olivia Munn. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;We are the ones we&#39;ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.&quot; - <a href="https://twitter.com/BarackObama">@BarackObama</a> HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!??????</p>&mdash; Olivia Munn (@oliviamunn) <a href="https://twitter.com/oliviamunn/status/893500573055680516">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> 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!" <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Happy birthday Mr. President ???????? <a href="https://twitter.com/BarackObama">@BarackObama</a> !!! We love & miss you dearly! <a href="https://t.co/zY19LV61rV">pic.twitter.com/zY19LV61rV</a></p>&mdash; Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) <a href="https://twitter.com/MileyCyrus/status/893522847158509568">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> 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." <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Happy birthday, <a href="https://twitter.com/BarackObama">@BarackObama</a>! I'm proud and honored to call you my friend. <a href="https://t.co/dNubLaG9gD">pic.twitter.com/dNubLaG9gD</a></p>&mdash; Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) <a href="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/status/893515746076119040">August 4, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> The 44th president's birthday also spawned a trending topic of #ObamaDay. (ANI)

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