Several of our favorite celebrities took to social media yesterday (July 4) to honor America’s birthday. There were plenty of beach days, fireworks and cookouts. A few stars also made political statements about the gruesome history of the Declaration of Independence in the face of the immigration policies in Trump’s America.

See how some celebrities chose to celebrate the Fourth of July in the roundup below.

Chance the Rapper

The Chicago rapper proposed to his longtime girlfriend and mother of his daughter at a cookout with his close friends and family.

Tina Lawson

Beyonce and Solange’s mom celebrated watching the fireworks with her Fourth of July themed glasses along with some of her friends.

Tamar Braxton & Big Freedia

The R&B singer and the New Orleans bounce artist partied together in D.C.


The singer spent Independence Day in China with her husband, NFL star Russell Wilson, and her two kids Future and Sienna.

Jennifer Lopez

JLo had a modest evening, twirling the night away with sparklers in the backyard.

Mariah Carey

The pop icon wished her followers a Happy Independence Day as she prepped backstage before her scheduled Las Vegas residency show.

Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen teased her lipgloss collaboration with Becca cosmetics dressing the product up as hot dogs on the festive holiday.

Taraji P. Henson

Taraji P. Henson and her fiance Kelvin Hayden enjoyed basking in the sun.


The rapper got political and reminded Americans of their right to protest.

Ava DuVernay

The director shared some history about the day highlighting that the Declaration of Independence refers to Native Americans as “merciless Indian savages.”

DJ Khaled

The social media savant spent the holiday with his wife and son at their Miami home.

Chloe x Halle

The singing sister duo hit the beach with family and friends.

Nene Leakes

Despite recent news of her husband’s health, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star was all smiles as she soaked in the sun.