John Legend, Questlove, Cher & More React to FBI Director James Comey's Firing

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James Comey testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on June 11, 2014 in Washington, DC.

The White House announced Tuesday (May 9) that FBI Director James Comey had been fired, raising more than a few eyebrows around Washington, D.C. -- and in Hollywood.

Comey has been a polarizing figure as the longtime head of the FBI, drawing the ire of Democrats with his curiously timed letters about Hillary Clinton's private email server and the ire of Republicans (especially one President Trump) with recent investigations into the administration's connections to Russia.

A number of celebrities -- including A-list musicians like John Legend, The Roots' Questlove and the ever-vocal Cher -- took to Twitter to react to the news of Comey's firing. See their thoughts below: