On Friday, a shooting occurred at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut. Police reported that more than 20 people died in the shooting, including young children and the shooter. Celebrities took to Twitter to react after the tragic event.
- OneRepublic: “Our hearts and prayers go out to the families, kids and teachers at the Connecticut school shooting - this insanity, this EVIL has to end.”
- Karmin: “Just can't believe this. When will it stop? Please #PrayForNewton.”
- Miley Cyrus: “Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people... Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT.”
- Lady Antebellum: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and everyone affected in Connecticut. #Newton”
- Michelle Branch: “Gun control people!!! My heart is breaking. As a parent this is my worst nightmare.”
- Mandy Moore: “Absolutely devastating news this morning. There are no words. Thoughts, prayers and love to all in #Newton.”