Boston Marathon Bombing: Hollywood Reacts
Justin Timberlake, Zoe Saldana and Kim Kardashian are among the stars to offer expressions of shock and sadness at the terrible events in New England.
As images out of Boston reveal a city besieged by terror and carnage following the detonation of two bombs near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, celebrities have poured forth on Twitter with expressions of grief, shock and support.
Justin Timberlake writes, "My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident," while fellow musician Alicia Keys tweets that she was "shaken" by the news.
Actress Zoe Saldana offers "prayers and thoughts" to the victims, adding, "Que Dios los tenga en su gloria," Spanish for, "May God rest his soul."
Ellen DeGeneres writes, "My heart is with you," and Eva Longoria tweets, "God be with the injured people!"
Also responding to the tragedy are Willie Nelson, Lea Michele and Patrick Wilson. Read their tweets below.
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident.— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) April 15, 2013
Shaken… My thoughts and prayers are with the city of Boston and those affected by this tragedy.— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) April 15, 2013
My prayers and thoughts are with the victims who lost their lives today at the Boston marathon. Que Dios los tenga en su gloria. ZS— Zoe Saldana (@zoesaldana) April 15, 2013
Let's all send our thoughts, our prayers and our energy to the people injured in Boston. My heart is with you.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 15, 2013
Thoughts and prayers for Boston marathoners , families, and friends today....horrible.— Patrick Wilson (@patrickwilson73) April 15, 2013
My heart is breaking for everyone effected or injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon. God bless you all! My prayers are with you!— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) April 15, 2013
Our hearts and prayers are being sent to everyone in the Boston area. #Boston— Willie Nelson (@willienelson) April 15, 2013
My thoughts are with those injured in Boston. Details are sill coming in, but we need to not jump to conclusions without all the facts— Larry King (@kingsthings) April 15, 2013
Sending my thoughts and prayers to everyone in Boston right now....— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) April 15, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Boston today.— Lauren Conrad (@LaurenConrad) April 15, 2013
Its horrible, but this time, let's not overreact, wallow, erect monuments to terrorism; let's handle it Israeli-Munich style— Bill Maher (@billmaher) April 16, 2013
Horrific things happening in the world today. God bless those who have died and are injured.— Chloë Grace Moretz (@ChloeGMoretz) April 15, 2013
"Look for the helpers. You'll always find people who are helping." -- Fred Rogers, on what to do when scary things are on the news #boston— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 15, 2013
My heart goes out to everyone who woke up this morning to enjoy a peaceful marathon but were met w/senseless destruction. #GodBlessAmerica— Nicki Minaj (@NICKIMINAJ) April 15, 2013
My thoughts and prayers for the people in Boston.Please donate if you can, RedCrossBlood.org/MA— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) April 15, 2013
prayers go out to everyone in Boston.We all love you and we are praying for you— kevin jonas (@kevinjonas) April 15, 2013
I hate not knowing where to put all this rage & sadness. Oh my #Boston— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) April 16, 2013