Celebrities React to Tragic Connecticut School Shooting

Kim Kardashian, Steve Carell, Miley Cyrus and many others offer their thoughts and prayers to the victims of the horrific elementary school shooting

In times of tragedy, communities rally together to find meaning in the wake of the unfathomable. This morning, 27 people (including 20 children) were killed in an elementary school shooting in Newton, Conn. Since the news broke, celebrities have rallied together on Twitter to share their thoughts and prayers with the victims of this horrific event.

"These kids come to school to learn, never expecting this tragedy to happen. They didn't deserve this. Praying for everyone involved!" -- Kim Kardashian

"Why does this happen? Why do bad things happen to such good people... Especially young ones. Sending blessings to CT." -- Miley Cyrus

"Hold your kids close today." -- Steve Carell

"Stand strong and stand united everyone... We are Americans and we are better than this. What a sad sad disgusting day this is..." -- Blake Shelton

"My heart sinks as I hear the news of the Sandy Elementary shooting in CT...God Bless everyone and their families!!!" -- Eva Longoria

"Some things are just bigger than me and impossible for me to understand. My thoughts and prayers are with the families in Connecticut." -- Ashley Greene

"Cant stop crying. My heart goes out to these familes." -- Jenny McCarthy

"Soulless coward pulls trigger, children die, officials express regret and then what -we wait for the next shooting? how do we stop this? -- John Stamos

"If this tragedy doesn't change something in this country regarding guns...I just want to scream and cry. Deeply saddened. Praying." -- Kourtney Kardashian

"This tragedy is beyond heartbreaking. Imagine how excited these little kids were for the holidays. Why? Why? Why? Tragic and senseless." -- Giuliana Rancic

"There are no words to express the sadness of this unthinkable tragedy. Sending my prayers to the families in Newton CT." -- Lea Michele

"God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be." -- Rihanna

"There are just no words. Only sorrow. We are all shedding tears today for those families." -- Christina Applegate

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