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Music stars and other celebrities are reacting to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history that took place at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub early Sunday.
Thoughts and prayers are flooding in across social media as news unfolds about the horrific shooting at gay club Pulse, where at least 50 people were killed and 53 injured after a gunman opened fire around 2 a.m. The suspect later died after a gunfight with SWAT officers.
See the reactions below.
Horrified by the mass shooting in Orlando. When will we do something to prevent these killing sprees?
— John Legend (@johnlegend) June 12, 2016
Crying as I read about Orlando. I can’t believe it. I don’t understand. And especially at such a happy place!? Feeling sick.
— KACEY MUSGRAVES (@KaceyMusgraves) June 12, 2016
Waking up to news about the shootings in Orlando has me in tears.
— Laura Jane Grace (@LauraJaneGrace) June 12, 2016
Orlando. My heart is breaking.
— Sara Watkins (@SaraWatkins) June 12, 2016
Sending support to my home state of Florida. So awful #Orlando
— SLEIGH BELLS (@sleighbells) June 12, 2016
— ROYCE (@Royceda59) June 12, 2016
— Beth Ditto (@oBETHoDITTO) June 12, 2016
Can’t believe the news about Orlando. Thinking about all those affected. Stay strong. #PrayForOrlando
— Cole Swindell (@coleswindell) June 12, 2016
I am heartbroken by the tragedy in #Orlando. My thoughts and prayers are with the innocent victims and their families
— Yandel (@yandeloficial) June 12, 2016
Ugh what the fuck? My heart breaks for the state of this country.
— Best Coast (@BestCoast) June 12, 2016
— Saul Williams (@SaulWilliams) June 12, 2016
— Hercules Love Affair (@HerculesLA) June 12, 2016
My prayers to lives lost in Orlando mass shooting.
— Yung Rénzél (@rickyrozay) June 12, 2016
— Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) June 12, 2016
Our world keeps changing. And sometimes things don’t add up. We will keep sharing our love and positivity. We ask you to do the same.
— O.A.R. (@ofarevolution) June 12, 2016
I am gutted about @TheRealGrimmie. She was doing what she loved and being kind to fans. And now the mass shooting not far from where she
— Ingrid Michaelson (@ingridmusic) June 12, 2016
OMG 50 people dead in new Orlando shooting.
— Kathleen Hanna (@kathleenhanna) June 12, 2016
Orlando has been 48 nonstop hours of tragedy. Sending my most healing thoughts to all affected.
— Richard Marx (@richardmarx) June 12, 2016
50 people dead and 53 injured. Praying for the souls lost and the injured…
— Pepa (@DaRealPepa) June 12, 2016
Day 2, Same city, more people lost. Hearts breaking for the families of all those killed yesterday in Orlando, FL. Speechless. #Orlando
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) June 12, 2016
Praying for Orlando. Praying for the world. Praying for peace.
— AshleyTisdaleFrench (@ashleytisdale) June 12, 2016
My thoughts and prayers are w my brothers and sisters who were at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub. RIP to those who lost their lives.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) June 12, 2016
Praying for #Orlando. Praying for our world. xo
— Melanie Fiona ? (@MelanieFiona) June 12, 2016
— Lil’ Kim (@LilKim) June 12, 2016
— Imagine Dragons (@Imaginedragons) June 12, 2016
First Christina Grimmie, now the largest mass shooting in U.S. history, not to mention everyday occurrences that don’t make the front page
— Michelle Branch (@michellebranch) June 12, 2016
I’m so sorry Orlando. I’m so sorry LGBT community. I’m so sorry families and friends. Broken hearted.
— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) June 12, 2016
How how how how can one have so much hate ????? My heart…… is so broken. Praying for the families of the Orlando victims. I am so sorry.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) June 12, 2016
We are shocked and appalled by the #pulse nightclub shooting in Florida this morning. Ignorance strikes again.
— Atlas Genius (@atlasgenius) June 12, 2016
No. My heart is broken for the victims and friends and families of the people killed and wounded at #pulse nightclub. It’s horrifying and infuriating and disgusting and heartbreaking. To kill and harm innocent people is an affront to God. Fuck you, terrorists. Fuck you, homophobes. Fuck you, intolerant bigots. Today is a day of heartbreak and shame.
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prayers for Orlando.
— Odd Future (@ofwgkta) June 12, 2016
— MARSHA AMBROSIUS © (@MarshaAmbrosius) June 12, 2016
Another horrific tragedy. Our hearts go out to the loved ones of all the victims in Orlando. Spread the love today – the world needs it.
— Eve 6 (@Eve6) June 12, 2016
Love to Orlando. Too much.
— Aesop Rock (@AesopRockWins) June 12, 2016
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— Cher (@cher) June 12, 2016
Our thoughts, love and prayers with Orlando. Unthinkable…
— Funklordz (@Chromeo) June 12, 2016
A celebration of pride, identity, love & life, now ends w hate & horrible horrible tragedy. This world man. My heart goes out…
— solange knowles (@solangeknowles) June 12, 2016
— The Band Perry (@thebandperry) June 12, 2016
I am devestated by the shooting in Orlando. My heart goes out to the families of the victims. Why is it easy to get a semi automatic weapon?
— Cyndi Lauper (@cyndilauper) June 12, 2016
— Carole King (@Carole_King) June 12, 2016
#Orlando Love and prayers.
— Brandon Boyd (@mybrandonboyd) June 12, 2016
It’s not just gun control. It’s the re-written history of The South, of Native Americans, of post war world building. Our narrative is false
— Matthew E. White (@amattwhitejoint) June 12, 2016
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