Celebs blast Ted Cruz over "New York values" comments

With three words presidential hopeful Ted Cruz made one of the greatest cities in the world hate him, briefly united his Democratic and Republican rivals and launched a trending hashtag. New Yorkers and New Yorkers at heart, famous and otherwise, are letting him have it with #NewYorkValues. [ Coverage of last night's GOP debate here ]

Georgia native Justin Guarini, the runner-up in the first "American Idol" season, sort of captured the mood with this tweet that's been liked and shared more than 2,000 times:

The New York Daily News was fairly upfront with its take:


Singer and actress Audra McDonald fired back at Cruz with a series of tweets illustrating the greatness of New Yorkers:

Mia Farrow let photos do the talking for her:

If there's a silver lining might be this sliver of bipartisanship:

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Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett
Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.