News broke this afternoon (December 14) about a terribly tragic school shooting in Newton, Connecticut where more than 20 people, including 18 children, were killed.
As the news continues to broadcast through the headlines, the public is learning more details about the horrific incident, which went down at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Many celebrities took to Twitter this afternoon to share their thoughts and condolensces. Read what they have to say below:
Hilary Duff: Oh my.I am shocked.Heartbroken.Devastating news about this elementary school
Mandy Moore: Absolutely devastating news this morning. There are no words.Thoughts, prayers and love to all in #Newtown.
Bethenny Frankel: MONSTER. Those poor helpless children & babies. I don’t remember hearing something so evil
Mia Farrow: Gun control is no longer debatable- it’s not a ‘conversation’- It’s a moral mandate. ‘
Piers Morgan: Don’t just mourn these poor dead children America – get angry and do something to stop these senseless shootings happening.
Randy Jackson: Thoughts and prayers go out to those in Connecticut
Sophia Bush: My heart aches for Connecticut ….
Maria Menounos: Heartbreaking.As many as 20 children shot by gunman this morning at a CT elementary school.Multiple fatalities reported. #Connecticut #pray
Michael Moore: Only minutes away from pundits & politicians say, “This isn’t the time to talk about gun control.” Really? When is that moment?
Steve Carell: Pray for Sandy Hook, Newtown CT.
Courteney Cox: Praying for Sandy Hook
Kevin Spacey: Just heard about the shooting in Connecticut. My thoughts go out to all who are dealing with this sad news.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar: Sending positive thoughts to the families at the school in Newtown, Connecticut.
Sherri Shepherd: My heart is broken for the parents, family & faculty of #SandyHook Elementary School… can’t stop praying & crying. Such a senseless act
Alyssa Milano: What the f*ck is wrong with people?
LuAnn de Lesseps: Shocking news about the shootings in Ct. Just heartbreaking. Prayers are being sent. We have got to address gun control.
Marlee Matlin: PRAYERS to families at Conn school. I’m absolutely sick to my stomach that this violence took place where children are supposed to feel safe
Damon Lindelof: Guns don’t kill people. Clouds and balloons kill people. Oh. Wait. Nope… it’s f**king guns.
Kristin Chenoweth: Well im hearing about this shooting in CT. Praying. Sending prayers.
DJ Pauly D: My Prayers Go Out To Everyone Affected By This Horrible Shooting In Connecticut
Patton Oswalt: Dear media: Any way you could, JUST ONCE, not publicize the shooter’s face & name, so as not to inspire more of these insects?
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