Entertainment turned into violence when a lone gunman opened fire on a theater full of innocent victims in Aurora, Colorado, at a midnight screening of “The Dark Knight Rises.” 12 people died with 38 more injured at the violent incident and the world is still trying to piece this senseless tragedy together.
As the weekend after the event rolled on, many celebrities took to Twitter to send their well wishes to the victims of this horrible event and others tried to help spread the word of a new charity that rose up to help those affected by the tragedy. Here is a look at some of the well wishes that celebs sent out over the weekend.
“I’m terribly sad to hear about what happened in Aurora, Co. last night, my thoughts and prayers are with the victims of this tragedy.” – Zooey Deschanel
“Can we PLZ hold our hearts together with the energy of love and healing tomorrow at noonET 2 mins.of silence for #Aurora tweet if u r in.” – Oprah Winfrey
“Sending thoughts and prayers to the families and people affected by the senseless and horrible event in Aurora.” – Ben Stiller
“My thoughts & prayers to all who lost their lives & those whose lives will forever be altered by the tragic events in Aurora. Sad day indeed” – Kevin Spacey
“been thinkin about all the folks out in colorado. God bless those families. i want to do something around our red rocks show. ideas?#aurora” – Dierks Bentley
“No. Colorado shooting. My heart aches. Prayers for the victims and families.” – Alyssa Milano
“My prayers go out to all the families & friends of the victims of the terrible tragedy that took place in Aurora, CO. #Psalm23” – Tim Tebow
“A terrible and traumatic day… My prayers for everyone affected by the Aurora massacre. This has got to stop.#GUNLAWREFORMPLEASE” – Debra Messing
“Let the #Aurora incident remind us what’s important in life and just how quickly it can be taken away…” – Barack Obama
“The events of last night in Aurora, CO are horrific & tragic. My heart aches for the deceased & the injured. & their families & friends.” – Slash
“My heart goes out to all of the victims of the shooting in Aurora, Colorado. James Holmes, you disgust me. #theatershooting” – Johnny Depp
“So saddened to hear of the tragic theatre shooting last night inAurora, Colorado. Sending my prayers to the victims and their families.” – Justin Timberlake
“The news of the horrific tragedy in Aurora literally takes me breath away. All thoughts and prayers are with victims and their families.” – Mandy Moore
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