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Lindsay Lohan & Danny DeVito celebrate Mubarak's resignation on Twitter

Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan is turning her attention to world politics - she's tweeted her support for the people of Egypt after Hosni Mubarak finally stepped down as the country's president.

Mubarek bowed to pressure from angry pro-democracy demonstrators on Friday (11Feb11) and resigned from the job he's held for three decades, a day after stunning the world by defying calls to leave office.

The politician's exit was announced by Vice President Omar Suleiman, who revealed power had been transferred to the military after almost three weeks of protests.

As the news spread across the world, Lindsay Lohan decided to weigh in on the issue on her Twitter.com blog.

The Mean Girls star, who is facing a charge for felony theft, wrote in a series of posts, "Congratulations to the people of Egypt. Your voices were heard and you proved that peaceful demonstrations are possible and effective.

"And I pray Egypt maintains it's (sic) treaty with Israel and sets the trend for its neighbors to create peace with Israel and the entire region."

Lindsay Lohan wasn't the only unlikely celebrity whose thoughts were with Egyptians - socialite Kim Kardashian also championed developments in the region.

She tweeted, "What a historic day for Egypt! The people of Egypt made the regime step down!!! Now they can enjoy the freedom they deserve!"

President Barack Obama hailed Mubarak's resignation as the "beginning" of "Egypt's transition", adding, "The people of Egypt have spoken. Their voices have been heard. And Egypt will never be the same."

And Barack Obama's comments won him praise from Hollywood actor Danny DeVito.

Taking to his Twitter.com page, Danny DeVito wrote, "Just listened to Barack's remarks about Egypt. Proud to have him as our president."