Oklahoma Tornado: Carrie Underwood, Ellen DeGeneres Address Tragedy on Twitter

 

As cable news outlets broke in to cover the tornado tragedy in Moore, Okla., on Monday, Hollywood took to Twitter to send thoughts and condolences to those affected by the natural disaster.

The tornado hit close to home for Carrie Underwood, who grew up in the rural Oklahoma town of Checotah.

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“Growing up in tornado alley, you always know what could happen,” the country star wrote on Twitter. “It doesn’t change how devastating it is when something does happen.”

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton, who share a home in Tishomingo, Okla., also expressed concern over the events.

“Pray,” wrote Lambert. “That’s all we can do. Pray for peace in Oklahoma.” Shelton, meanwhile, had just landed in Los Angeles on Monday afternoon.

“Get somewhere safe!!!” he urged those back home.

Country singer Toby Keith, an Oklahoma native, issued a statement that read: "This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family and friends in Moore. My heart and prayers go to those that have lost so much. But Moore is strong and we will persevere. God be with you all."

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Below, Ellen DeGeneres, Alyssa Milano, Patton Oswalt and more address the tragedy.

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