Celebrities are taking to Twitter to the mourn the lives lost in Friday’s horrific massacre at a Connecticut school.
Reports say that 27 people, including 20 children, were killed in the shooting at Newtown’s Sandy Hook Elementary School.
As facts about the tragedy continue to emerge, stars on Twitter are struggling to understand this senseless act.
Here’s what they are saying:
Rihanna: God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be
Justin Bieber: heard about what happened in CT, my prayers go out to all those suffering in this tragedy. it’ss just wrong. Everyone please pray for them.
Miley Cyrus: Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people… Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT.
Katie Couric: Shocked & saddened to hear this morning’s news… My heart goes out to the families of #SandyHook Elementary children, faculty, staff
Kim Kardashian: In total shock over the school shooting in Ct! 18 children shot dead & 9 adults by a father of one of the kids! What has this world come to
Khloe Kardashian: I am sick to my stomach. 18 children and 9 adults lives were stolen today. I’m so sorry for the sadness and pain this has caused. PRAY
Kourtney Kardashian: If this tragedy doesn’t change something in this country regarding guns…I just want to scream and cry. Deeply saddened. Praying
Lindsay Lohan: This is absolutely horrifying. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Newton, CT. So unbelievably sad.
Blake Shelton: The killing of defenseless people and innocent children. I’m sad and sickened. This is why we all should be prepared to defend and guard.
Demi Lovato: Just in shock. WHAT is wrong with this world sometimes? Right before Christmas? My thoughts and prayers go out to Newton, CT.
Ian Somerhalder: We are sad.Our hearts,thoughts&help are w/you.Im so sorry to all affected by this.So sorry.May all thelove in the world hug you in this time
Christina Applegate: There are just no words. Only sorrow. We are all shedding tears today for those families.
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?
Rashida Jones: Gun control is our only road to freedom. Freedom from the fear of senselessly losing children. I’m so saddened. WE NEED LAWS NOW.
Joy Behar: My thoughts and prayers are with the families of Sandy Hook Elementary.
Brandi Glanville: I can not believe this school shooting, what is wrong with people!!!! My heart is breakking for the kids and families.
Chris Harrison: Absolutely gutted by this shooting in #SandyHook prayers go out to the families & especially those children
Josh Duhamel: My heart hurts for the victims & their families of the CT school shooting. This needs to stop. Schools must be safe again.
Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Please #prayfornewtown. Praying with you. #whyGodwhy
Joe Jonas: Please Pray for everyone in Newtown, Connecticut.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson: I’m sick to my stomach about the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary. All my thoughts are with the community of Newtown, CT.
Larry King: This is a double horror story-the horror of the senseless deaths & that this continues 2happen in this country
Lucy Hale: Absolutely devastated by the Newton shooting. Praying so hard for the families & all involved. I’m at a loss and will never understand.
Ashley Benson: Love and prayers go out to all those affected in the shooting today. It’s absolutely devastating. #PrayForNewton
Brooklyn Decker: Any news outlet with any ounce integrity will NOT interview the children right now… What in the world are these people thinking…?!
Kevin McHale: No words, this is a horrific tragedy. Thoughts are with all the children, parents & teachers.
Caroline Manzo: school shooting in Connecticut is heartbreaking – poor little babies – may God be with them all
Vivica A. Fox: OMG!! My prayers go out to all of the families affected by the school shooting in Connecticut!!My heart aches!! WHY?? #GuncontrolASAP
Chad Johnson: Just seeing my news feed on the Connecticut shooting, what is going on, prayers to the families and students involved.
Adrienne Maloof: Terrible terrible news about the shooting in Connecticut. Sending thoughts and prayers to everyone involved….
Jo Jo: I will NEVER understand such horrific violence. God help us all. Please pray for victims, loved ones, & all those affected by CT shooting.
Vinny Guadagnino: Praying for the Victims in the Connecticut school shooting. This is happening too much .
Jenna Ushkowitz: My heart goes out to all the Families and children affected by the CT shooting. When will the violence end?
Ray J: Thoughts and love go out to those in Connecticut at the school shooting. Life is never guaranteed, make it count
Holly Robinson Peete: I’m following #SandyHookElementary shooting reports like it’s MY child’s school #parentsworstnightmare
Joan Rivers: Hearing the news of the sad tragedy in CT. I’m horrified and heartbroken – my thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
Jordin Sparks: Those precious children…I will never understand the evil in this world. On my knees praying for those families. I am in tears.
Rita Ora: Wow this is horrific everybody in Connecticut the children my love and the bots love goes out to you #isthereanyhopeleft
Kate Walsh: Horrible. My thoughts and prayers go out to the children in newton and their families.
Miranda Lambert: I’m praying for those babies and all the victims of the Connecticut shooting. May God bring peace to the families.
Audra McDonald: No words. #prayfornewton
Giuliana Rancic: This tragedy is beyond heartbreaking. Imagine how excited these little kids were for the holidays. Why? Why? Why? Tragic and senseless.
Keri Hilson: It’s time to re-evaluate those gun laws you spoke about, @BarackObama. Prayers for surviving children & families in Newtown, Connecticut.
Craig Ferguson: Terrible news story today. Please forgive edit in tonight’s pretaped show because it’s not such a great day for America.
Katherine McPhee: I’m so saddened over the shootings in CT. In light of such an evil act, #PrayForNewton.