So sad! Yet another senseless act of terrorist violence has taken 36 innocent lives, this time at the international terminal of the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey. The city is a favorite to many well-traveled celebrities who took time out of their day to mourn the tragic attack.
One June 28, the eyes of the world were on Istanbul, Turkey where three armed suicide-vest wearing gunman killed at least 36 people and injured 150 more. Stars came out in force to discuss the horrific attack, getting their words out via Twitter. For some celebs like Sophia Bush and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, they mourned that it happened a city so beloved to them while others like Katy Perry used the incident to remind us this world is a seriously broken place these days.
Three armed and suicidal gunmen burst into Ataturk Airport’s international arrivals level and began opening fire before they all blew themselves up. Sadly, it’s another terrifying act of violence that seems to be directed towards a place that would have many Western tourists and people just looking to visit the beautiful Mediterranean country. Istanbul has been a highly popular tourist location in the past decade, with many returning out of love for the vibrant city
That wasn’t lost on many stars who have fond memories of the city and are devastated by this horrific attack that appears to be ISIS inspired. Other celebs are giving thoughts and prayers to the victims while some like Katy are looking at this situation and when coupled with so many acts of violence and hate recently, is asking the poignant question about we go about fixing such an unhappy world. Scroll through to see if your favorite stars were moved to share their thoughts about the tragic Istanbul airport bombing.
Common running theme: we are an unhappy world.
How do we make happiness a necessity?
— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) June 29, 2016
So saddened to come online and read the news about #Istanbul. I loved visiting that city… Sending love to all there ❤️
— Sophia Bush (@SophiaBush) June 29, 2016
Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by today's events in #Istanbul.
— Michael Kors (@MichaelKors) June 29, 2016
Just hearing about the terrible terrorist attack in one if my favorite cities, #istanbul. Sending ❤️ to everyone there.
— Jesse Tyler Ferguson (@jessetyler) June 29, 2016
— Enrique Iglesias (@enriqueiglesias) June 28, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of all those who lost their lives during this terrible attack. #Istanbul
— shawn mendes (@DailyMendesLife) June 28, 2016
— La Toya Jackson (@latoyajackson) June 28, 2016
My deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones in the horrific attack in #Istanbul.
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) June 29, 2016
— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) June 29, 2016
So painful. Heartbreaking. My thoughts go out to #Istanbul. Sending prayers.🙏🙏🙏
— Ming-Na Wen (@MingNa) June 29, 2016
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) June 28, 2016
Abhorrent acts of terror are attacks on all of us. Especially tonight, my heart and prayers are with the people of #Istanbul.
— Dr. Mehmet Oz (@DrOz) June 29, 2016
Thoughts and prayers are not enough, but they are with the people and families of #Istanbul nonetheless
— Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) June 28, 2016
— Alexa PenaVega (@alexavega) June 28, 2016
Devastated and disgusted after finding out about the attack in #Istanbul…
When will it end?
— Nyle DiMarco (@NyleDiMarco) June 28, 2016
HollywoodLifers, are you shocked by all the crazy and scary world tragedies lately? Or does it just seem like really bad things are happening all at once.