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Celebs, Including Longoria, Bieber, Tweet Thoughts About Conn. Shooting

Dec. 14, 2012

Rebecca Villaneda--HispanicBusiness

Eva Longoria

The minute news came out about the Connecticut shooting, Americans took to social media to get answers and to express frustrations concerns, including celebrities.

Twitter's trending topics have been filled with hastags regarding the shooting as the public mourns the loss of so many victims. Here is just a taste of what celebrities have been saying via

Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria): "How can a 20yr old with a history of mental problems have access to guns! #GunControl."

Bruno Mars (@BrunoMars): Sickened by this horrible news in Connecticut. My prayers are with those families."

Janelle Monae (@JanelleMonae): "Heavy heart for our Connecticut babies and the families that have to cope. Just why."

Wyclef Jean (@wyclef): "A sad day, a day of mourning, a tragedy beyond imagination. My Prayers to the families of Connecticut."

Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman): My heart goes out to the victims and families in Connecticut affected by the senseless tragedy. I'm heartbroken."

Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton): "The children and families of Connecticut are in my heart today. Praying for all those affected by this terrible tragedy. #PrayForNewtown"

Ashton Kutcher (@aplusk): "Overwhelming feelings of sadness for something so senseless. My heart goes out to those in Connecticut."

Bob Harper (@MyTrainerBob): "What happened in Connecticut is absolutely unimaginable and devastating. My thoughts are with the victims and their families."

Pau Gasol (@paugasol): "Moving words by president @BarackObama . I hope everyone feels the same way."

Wiz Khalifa (@Itsvvizkhalifa): "The shooting in Connecticut was a sad event and I want to send my blessings to all of the families who were effected by this tragedy."

Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow): "Connecticut Police Chief: Families ask the press to " please leave them alone."

Ryan Lochte (@ryanlochte): "Prayers go out to the families of lost ones in the tragedy that happened in Connecticut."

Hank Azaria (@HankAzaria): "As a father, as a human being, my heart goes out to the families of the victims in Connecticut."

Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart): "OMG horrific & senseless! my thoughts and prayers go out to the families of these innocent victims. very very sad day"

NKOTB (@NKOTB): "Our thoughts and prayers are with those grieving in Connecticut today."

Britney Spears (@britneyspears): "My heart is with the children and families of Connecticut today... #PrayForNewton."

Rihanna (@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 Timberlake (@jtimberlake): "So saddened by this horrific tragedy in CT. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and all of those affected by it. Hug a loved one."

Justin Bieber (@justinbieber): "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."

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