At least 27 people were pronounced dead after an unidentified number of gunmen attacked Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut on Dec. 14, shortly after 9:40 AM. Among the reported fatalities are the principal, school psychologist and 18 children. Celebrities have been using Twitter to share their feelings on the matter.
Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Ian Somerhalder, and Miley Cyrus are just some of the celebrities using Twitter to discuss the Connecticut school shooting that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. There, an unidentified number of gunmen attacked the school shortly after 9:40 AM on Dec. 14. The shooting resulted in at least 27 deaths, including 18 children, CBS News is reporting.
Sandy Hook Elementary Shooting: Celebrity Reactions
As news of the Connecticut school shooting broke, many celebrities took to their social media accounts to express their thoughts on the unfolding tragedy — below are some of their reactions.
Reality Stars React
Kim Kardashian: In total shock over the school shooting in Ct! 18 children shot dead & 9 adults by a father of one of the kids! What has this world come to?
Khloe Kardashian Odom: To harm children who are defenseless is truly disgusting. I’m in disbelief. #PrayforNewtown my heart truly goes out to EVERYONE affected.
Kourtney Kardashian: Sending prayers to those families who have lost children in this horrific crime. I really am at a loss for words. SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE!
Adrienne Maloof: Terrible terrible news about the shooting in Connecticut. Sending thoughts and prayers to everyone involved.
Kyle Richards: Omg. Just hearing about the school shooting. In shock. So incredibly sad.
Kathy Wakile: My thoughts & prayers go out to all of the families in Connecticut affected by today’s tragedy.
Russell Simmons: Sending prayers to those affected by this elementary school shooting – EMOTIONAL photos.
Vinny Guadagnino: Praying for the Victims in the Connecticut school shooting. This is happening too much.
Justin Bieber: heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it’s just wrong. Everyone please pray for them.
Rita Ora: Wow this is horrific everybody in Connecticut the children my love and the bots love goes out to you #isthereanyhopeleft.
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.
Miley Cyrus: Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people… Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT.
Demi Lovato: Just in shock. WHAT is wrong with this world sometimes? Right before Christmas? My thoughts and prayers go out to Newton, CT.
TV Stars React
Lea Michele: There are no words to express the sadness of this unthinkable tragedy. Sending my prayers to the families in Newton CT.
Amber Riley: Sitting here dumbfounded. Really an elementary school? Innocent children with no way to defend or protect themselves. What breed of scum…
Ian Somerhalder: Wait! WTF?! Just got to work to find out about this atrocity in Connecticut! WHY? Why is happening all over our nation?! Stop shooting people!!!!
Nina Dobrev: I have no words. I cannot understand how or why people have it in their being to do such terrible things…
Piers Morgan: CBS now reporting 27 dead, incl 14 children in Conneticut school shooting. This is an unspeakable tragedy.
Kate Walsh: Horrible. My thoughts and prayers go out to the children in newton and their families.
Jenna Ushkowitz: My heart goes out to all the Families and children affected by the CT shooting. When will the violence end?
Movie Stars React
Lindsay Lohan: This is absolutely horrifying. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Newton, CT. So unbelievably sad.
Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of this community. This is such tragic, sad news.
— Chris Rogers
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