Celebrities React As Scotland Remains Part Of UK

September 22, 2014


Harry Potter author, JK Rowling, was the first among celebrities to air her views after the historic vote which resulted in Scotland remaining a part of UK. The writer revealed she had been very nervous and excited throughout the night while waiting for the official results.

“#indyref Been up all night watching Scotland make history. A huge turnout, a peaceful democratic process: we should be proud,” JK wrote. The 49-year-old has previously donated £1m to the campaign against Scottish independence.

BBC Radio host, Chris Evans, wrote: “Well it appears we are still very much one union under a groove. Happy Friday everyone,” and TV show host Jonathan Ross said: “I’m delighted Scotland is staying with the rest of us”, while Scottish actor Alan Cumming shared his disappointment with the outcome.

“My YES friends, let’s turn our passion towards ensuring the Devo Max promises the Westminster establishment have made to us are delivered. Yes still means something. Please try to remember that.”


Prime Minister Is Delighted

David Cameron stated his opinion on the matter, saying his happy about building “a better, brighter future for our entire United Kingdom.”

“I’ve just spoken to Alex Salmond, congratulating him on a hard-fought campaign. I’m delighted the SNP will join talks on further devolution. We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England must also be heard. #IndyRef.”

The Prime Minister also posted his full statement via Facebook, saying he was happy about building “a better, brighter future for our entire United Kingdom,” and that was delighted that Scotland had “kept our country of four nations together.”

“As I said during the campaign, it would have broken my heart to see our United Kingdom come to an end,” Cameron added.