On Nov. 14, Israel launched an air attack against targets associated with the Hamas, a Palestinian party that has ruled Gaza since 2007, making it the biggest major conflict between the two since December 2008. Some celebrities have taken it to Twitter to display their feelings to their followers.
Since the Israeli attack on Gaza on Nov. 14, the Hamas have fired back with 300 rockets into Israel within the last 24 hours with some hitting around Tel Aviv, according to the New York Times.
Celebrities have taken it to twitter to voice their opinion. See what they’re saying!
Kim Kardashian: “praying for everyone in Israel!” She continued to tweet, “praying for everyone in Palestine… as well as across the world!”
Kim received major backlash for her tweets which sparked Russell Simmons to speak on behalf of Kim: “Many of your friends support you. There’s no need to apologize … [ur] intention to promote love to 16 million followers is appreciated.”
Debra Messing: “The bodies of four sibling children who were killed in #Gaza today pic.twitter.com/s2V8wc44” I can’t bear this. #stopthemadness.”
Anderson Cooper: “Bldg hit by multiple rockets. Saw them slam into lower floors. Ran to scene. Bldg on fire. ambulance crews pulled out 1 man severely burned.”
Anderson was recording live for CNN when an airstrike occurred. He continues to leave updates live from Gaza via Twitter.
Questlove: “twitter is for education. are there any credible blogs/articles i should be reading concerning Israel & Palestine that i might have missed?”
Omar Epps: “Don’t care what side you’re on, the killing of innocent women & children is heinous & deplorable! #PeaceInTheMidEast”
Holly Robinson Peete: “On way to school kids asking me to explain the Israeli Gaza conflict since I was just in that region in spring… *Takes deep breath*…” Holly continued to tweet, “…wish I could call Bill Clinton for some talking points… #explainingwartokids.”
Bar Refaeli: “unfortunately, there is a war going on in my home land Israel, that has to defend itself from missiles being shot by Hamas on public areas.” She continued to say, “i prey for the safety of the citizens on both sides and for the day we will live in peace and harmony Amen.”
What are your thoughts about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, HollywoodlLifers?