In the wake of the horrifying Paris attacks, Jennifer Lawrence has stepped forward to share a heartfelt message of support with its citizens. The actress took to Facebook to offer her condolences along with a touching tribute to those still reeling in the tragic aftermath. See her message here.
Jennifer Lawrence, 25, is among the many celebrities sending her prayers across the world to Paris, where at least 127 have been killed and many more were held hostage by terrorists. The Hunger Games actress took to Facebook to post a heartfelt message in the wake of the tragic events, offering the city’s citizens both her condolences and her support. Click here to see her touching tribute.
Like many, Jennifer took to social media on Nov. 13 to send her love to Paris amid the horrifying terrorist attacks that rained throughout the city. “My deepest condolences are with the victims and their families of the Paris attacks,” she wrote in a Facebook post. “This is a devastating tragedy. Beyond words. All of those who share a joy for life have the City of Lights in our hearts right now. Paris, we stand with you.”
Jen was among the large number of celebrities who showed a sign of support for the French capitol amid the devastating tragedy. Khloe Kardashian, 31, was among those to post an inspirational message to her Instagram page along with a beautiful image of roses that formed the French flag. Quoting President Barack Obama‘s speech that night, Khloe captioned her pic, “Once again, we’ve seen an outrageous attempt to terrorize innocent civilians,” Obama said. “This is an attack not just on Paris, it’s attack not just on the people of France, but this is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share.” 💔 #PrayForParis. Other posts included those from Meek Mill, 28, Bella Thorne, 18, and Harry Styles, 21.
Deadly shootings and explosions broke out at the Bataclan Concert Hall in Paris on Nov 13, where Eagles of Death Metal were performing a sold-out show. According to eye-witness accounts, the killers entered the venue and immediately started firing upon the concertgoers before taking over 100 hostage. Benjamin Cazenoves, one of those held hostage inside the concert hall, told the Daily Mail that the terrorists were “cutting down” people one-by-one, describing the attack as a “bloodbath.”
The hostage crisis ended with two of the attackers reportedly killed by authorities, according the Associated Press. French authorities secured the Bataclan concert venue with police squads, eventually putting an end to the terrifying crisis. Sadly, they could not save the lives of the reported 118 people killed inside.
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In addition to the hostage situation and the reported explosion at the nearby Stade de France stadium where France was playing Germany in a friendly soccer match, there was an intense shootout at a Paris restaurant. An eyewitness at the diner said that it sounded “like fireworks” when the bullets started flying. French president Francois Hollande announced that he would close the French borders, while President Obama condemned this “act of terror.”
As always, HollywoodLife.com‘s thoughts remain with the hostages and victims, as well as their friends and family, during this difficult time.
— Alyssa Montemurro