Celebrities React to Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting
Twenty six are reported dead, including eighteen children, in a shooting that occurred this morning at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
Celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their remorse over the horrible tragedy.
“God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be” Rihanna tweeted earlier in the day. Hilary Duff, Chad Michael Murray, Ashley Benson, and more tweeted their reactions to the shooting.
Our thoughts go out to all of those affected by this horrible tragedy.
Click inside to read what other celebrities had to say about this devastation…
“Oh my.I am shocked.Heartbroken.Devastating news about this elementary school shooting. What is wrong w/ people?Praying hard 4 these family’s” – @HilaryDuff
“Anger cant explain my feelings 4 guns & Evil ppl! Love 2 every1 in #Connecticut affected by this tragedy. My heart weeps 4 U… God bless” – @ChadMMurray
“Love and prayers go out to all those affected in the shooting today. It’s absolutely devastating. #PrayForNewton” – @AshBenzo
“Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people… Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT.” – @MileyCyrus
“This is absolutely horrifying. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Newton, CT. So unbelievably sad.” @lindsaylohan
“What is it going to take? #guncontrol” – @evanrachelwood
“Those precious children…I will never understand the evil in this world. On my knees praying for those families. I am in tears.” – @JordinSparks
“Gun control is our only road to freedom. Freedom from the fear of senselessly losing children. I’m so saddened. WE NEED LAWS NOW.” – @iamrashidajones
“Shocked & saddened to hear this morning’s news… My heart goes out to the families of #SandyHook Elementary children, faculty, staff” – @katiecouric
“Horrible. My thoughts and prayers go out to the children in newton and their families.” @KateWalsh
“Wow this is horrific everybody in Connecticut the children my love and the bots love goes out to you #isthereanyhopeleft” – @RitaOra
“F*CK YOU GUNS” – @aaronpaul_8
“It’s time to re-evaluate those gun laws you spoke about, @BarackObama. Prayers for surviving children & families in Newtown, Connecticut.” – @KeriHilson
“My heart aches for Connecticut ….” – @SophiaBush
“My heart + thoughts to the victims, their families, and all affected by the #Newtown school shooting. Absolutely horrifying and tragic.” – @JaredLeto
“Absolutely devastated by the Newton shooting. Praying so hard for the families & all involved. I’m at a loss and will never understand.” – @lucyhale
“My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families in CT affected by today’s tragedy. This news is truly heartbreaking. #PrayforNewtown” – @Matt_Morrison
“I’m sick to my stomach about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. All my thoughts are with the community of Newtown, CT.” – @jessetyler
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who lost children and loved ones in Conn. Such a tragedy.” – @missmorenab
“My heart hurts for the victims & their families of the CT school shooting. This needs to stop. Schools must be safe again.” – @joshduhamel
“Our hearts are broken for you, Newtown.” – @Kchenoweth