As the world continues to mourn the 9 victims of the horrific Charleston Church shooting, Beyoncé posted a moving tribute in their honor. In the touching video, Beyoncé is rallying behind the church after the devastating massacre. Watch it here.
Way to go, Beyoncé! The singer, 33, is speaking out in support of the 9 victims who lost their lives during the heartbreaking Charleston Church shooting on June 18. While many are talking about the name of the gunman, it’s clear Beyoncé wants us to refocus our attention on those who passed away on that dreadful day. Watch her powerful video here!
Beyoncé went to her personal website to share her message with her fans. With a picture of the church serving as the backdrop in black and white, Beyonce has all the names of the victims written out. A video version was posted to her Instagram, where it shows the names of all the victims as they scroll across the screen: Rev. Clementa Pickney, Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton, Rev. Depayne Middleton Doctor, Cynthia Hurd, Susie Jackson, Ethel Lance, Tywanza Sanders, Myra Thompson, and Rev. Daniel Simmons Sr.
Over on her Instagram, she captioned the video by expressing her love and support. “My heart is with the families, loved ones, and all of those affected by the senseless tragedy in Charleston. May they rest in peace,” Beyoncé wrote on June 18. Such a beautiful tribute!
After the Charleston Church shooting went down, celebs and political figures flooded social media and shared their thoughts. Beyoncé’s sis Solange Knowles, 28 also spoke out on Twitter. “My heart is truly with you to the folks who lost loved ones Charleston. My heart is truly with you, world,” she expressed. President Barack Obama addressed the tragedy on June 18 when he said, “There is something particularly heartbreaking about death happening in a place in which we seek solace.” See a few more celebs who spoke out below.
My heart is so broken by the senselessness of the Charleston shooting. Sending thoughts & prayers. Hatred cannot and will not prevail.
— Darren Criss (@DarrenCriss) June 18, 2015
Heartbreaking news from Charleston – my thoughts and prayers are with you all. -H
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 18, 2015
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