Beyoncé Stuns Social Media With Pregnancy News: Rihanna, Rita Ora & More React

Hollywood is getting in "Formation" to congratulate Beyoncé on her pregnancy.

Immediately following the superstar's announcement on Wednesday that she and husband Jay Z are expecting twins, the couple's fellow celebrities began flooding social media with reactions and well wishes.

Rihanna chimed in on Instagram, sharing Beyoncé's baby bump photo alongside a caption congratulating the icon and "my big brother Jay."

so excited about this news!!!! Congratulations to you @Beyonce and my big brother Jay!!!! ????????????????

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Chrissy Teigen teasingly one-upped Queen Bey with a tweet joking that she has triplets on the way, before giving her "best friend" a more serious shout-out. 

"I love you so much," she wrote of her pal, adding "Hive forever" as a reference to Beyoncé's rabid fanbase.

Ellen DeGeneres used a bit of humor too, recreating Bey's announcement snap on Instagram with her own face digitally added to the shot.

Me too!

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"Me too!" she captioned. 

"Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown posted a black-and-white shot of Beyoncé in Sasha Fierce mode, writing in her Instagram caption that she's "so happy" about the "Love on Top" singer's big news.

Oscar winner Brie Larson apparently got emotional over the reveal, hinting on Twitter that she was moved to tears.

"NO – YOU ARE CRYING BECAUSE BEYONCÉ IS HAVING TWINS," she tweeted, adding a string of weeping emojis.

Zendaya tweeted praise for Bey's "absolutely radiant" Instagram post, and she wasn't the only one.

Snooki gushed on Twitter that the soon-to-be mom of three looks like "a preggo goddess" in the portrait, and Rita Ora declared the pic "soooooo beautiful."

Others embraced the news as a welcome breath of fresh air amid a divisive political and cultural climate.

"I think we all really need this," Bryce Dallas Howard tweeted, while Ross Matthews declared that he feels "BETTER ABOUT THE WORLD" now that two more Carters will join the world.   

Stars aren't the only ones weighing in on Bey and Jay's expanding family. Beyoncé's post generated half a million tweets in just 45 minutes, according to statistics released by the social media platform.

She and the rapper are already parents to 5-year-old daughter Blue Ivy.

-- Erin Biglow

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