26/06/2015 13:13 BST | Updated 26/06/2015 13:59 BST

US Gay Marriage Approved: Sir Ian McKellen, Harry Styles and Tom Daley Lead British Celebrity Congratulations

Stars such as Sir Ian McKellen, Harry Styles, Tom Daley and Sam Smith have reacted with delight to the news that America has fully legalised gay marriage.

The Supreme Court announced the same-sex couples now have the legal right to marry anywhere in the US on Friday (26 June), in what President Barack Obama hailed as "a victory for America".

After the news broke, many British stars took to Twitter to congratulate Americans on the landmark ruling:

Here’s how stars in the US reacted too:

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