Notable Women React to Hillary Clinton's Presidential Candidacy

On April 12, after years of speculation, Hillary Clinton officially announced her candidacy for U.S. President. Thus far, she's the only woman in the race, with Republican Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul as her only announced contendors.

"Everyday Americans need a champion," Clinton said in the video announcing her campaign. "And I want to be that champion."

Millions of Americans had already declared they were Ready for Hillary before the former Secretary of State gave the official word. But now, citizens and celebrities alike are showing their support on social media. Women from Lena Dunham to Madeleine Albright have tweeted words of encouragement--see them all by clicking through the slideshow above.

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Madeleine Albright, First Female Secretary of State

Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Chelsea Clinton

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Lena Dunham wrote, "This is Hillary reading a text from me that says, 'with you every step of the way, gurl' #mypresident"

Amy Poehler's Smart Girls

Broad City comedian Abbi Jacobson

Actor America Ferrera 

Singer Ariana Grande

Legendary musician Carole King