Pope Francis is announced: Stars react to news

VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - MARCH 13: Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected as the 266th Pontiff and will lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images) Peter Macdiarmid

Snooki called him "adorable," and Craig Ferguson wonders whether he will take over the hosting duties for Jay Leno.

Before, during and after Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, now known as Pope Francis, was announced as the 266th pope on Wednesday, stars took to Twitter to voice their genuine excitement and make a few jokes about the white smoke and the news from the Vatican.

Keep reading to see what they had to say:

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