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Celebrities React To Connecticut Shooting Tragedy On Twitter

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As i scrolled through my Twitter feed today, it truly seemed like everything else was put on hold, and LITERALLY everyone was talking about the Connecticut elementary school shooting incident. In addition to the numerous news and media Twitter pages I follow, I saw brands, athletes and celebrities sincerely weighing in on the tragedy. What it showed me is that beneath their fame and superstardom, celebrities really are just people. People with hearts, just like you and me.


Travis Barker (@travisbarker): Shattered over the events that took place 2day.Thoughts/prayers go out 2 the victims& their families.Breaks my heart as a parent #CTshooting


LL COOL J (@llcoolj): My condolences to the families of the victims in Newtown Conn. May GOD bless you and the world support youduring this time of sorrow.

16464b6fc70789efe33eadd4b79696b8_normal (@iamwill): I am so sad right now…I can’t believe the evil in people…how can someone kill[?] Let alone teachers & children.. #LETusALLpray


Spitta (@CurrenSy_Spitta): Prayers for the families of everyone victimized in the Sand Hook Elementary shooting…..


Jonah Hill (@JonahHill): There are no words. All of my love and sympathy to these people’s loved ones and families.


New Orleans Saints (@Saints): Our thoughts and prayers go out to those families affected by the senseless tragedy in Newtown, CT today


Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow): This sums up how I feel today.


Sober Spice (@KREAYSHAWN): This news got me sick! I can’t believe all those little angels passing. Why the babies though? I can’t even say anything.. This is sick ;(


Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg): Sending love 2 the families in Connecticut for their tragic loss. 2day I bow my head in sadness


The Magnificent DJJJ (@djjazzyjeff215): Absolutely CRUSHED about what happened today…My heart goes out to all the families affected in this…I cried thinking about those kids!


Justin Bieber (@justinbieber): heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it’ss just wrong. Everyone please pray for them.


Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi): Prayers for those in Connecticut…senseless.


Rihanna (@rihanna): God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be


Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake): So saddened by this horrific tragedy in CT. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all of those affected by it. Hug a loved one.


Pitbull (@Pitbull): my thoughts & prayers r w/ Newtown Connecticut 2day. may God bless everyone affected by this senseless tragedy. i pray 4 luv & peace.


Reggie Bush (@reggie_bush): Thoughts and prayers with the families and friends of the kids killed in the school shooting today in Connecticut


Drew Brees (@drewbrees): My heart breaks for the families of those killed in Newtown, Conn. It is so senseless. I am angry, disgusted, but most of all extremely sad


Tity Boi (2 Chainz) (@2chainz): Jus landing , wut happened at that school ? Who was shooting


Kirko Bangz (@KirkoBangz): Man this dude killed his mama too…we need to slow down and show a lot more love to each other…straight up


Wiz Khalifa (@wizkhalifa): W/ me havin a son on the way, the situation effects me even more. I cldnt imagine #PrayingForThoseFamilies


dıpןo (@diplo): as a father i feel so sad and depressedfor all those families in ct


Trey Songz (@TreySongz): At a loss for words. We can only pray.


LeBron James (@KingJames): WTH!! Once again our country is going through another horrific tragedy. Prayers goes out to all the families in Connecticut. I’m sick!


Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper): All our words seem so small, so meaningless in the face of such horror.


Randy Jackson (@YO_RANDYJACKSON): Thoughts and prayers go out to those in Connecticut


Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16): Sending thoughts and prayers up to those affected by the shooting in Connecticut. I just don’t get it. So so sad


Russell Simmons (@UncleRUSH): prayers for the children, families and faculty of Sandy Hook Elementary School and the people of heart is broken.


Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real): I just heard about the shooting in CT……WTF is this world coming to? This shit is ridiculous, my prayers go out to all of the victims?


Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian): These kids come to school to learn, never expecting this tragedy to happen. They didn’t deserve this. Praying for everyone involved!


Steve Harvey (@IAmSteveHarvey): I’m truly speechless about today’s tragedy- let’s all continue to pray for those children, school officials and their families!


Questo of The Roots (@questlove): peace be with the parents. peace be with the traumatized children who witnessed this act. peace be with the teachers. bless us all.


Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah): Dear Lord.. Help us to understand as we Stand with these families. Heal our broken hearts. #PrayForNewton


Britney Spears (@britneyspears): My heart is with the children and families of Connecticut today… #PrayForNewton


Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock): I send all my love & prayers to the families in CT. Tonight we mourn not just as a nation but as one family for the innocent lives lost.




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