Bollywood, Hollywood stars call for love over hate after Orlando shooting

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Jun 13, 2016 13:40 IST
People light candles as members and supporters of the LGBT community gather for a vigil at Ten Atlanta following a fatal shooting at a Pulse Orlando nightclub in Orlando, Sunday, June 12, 2016, in Atlanta. (AP)

Rishi Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Sonam Kapoor and several other Bollywood celebrities on Monday paid condolences to the victims of the gay club shooting in Florida, US

Fifty people were killed and 53 more injured, making the terrorist act the deadliest mass shooting in US history.

Read: How a playful Afghan child became Orlando shooter

Hollywood stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen DeGeneres, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian, among others, too, took to social media to send their love and condolences for the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

Read: Father says Orlando shooter not motivated by religion

Ellen DeGeneres tweeted simply “Sobbing” to her more than 60 million followers.


“Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson called the shooting a “senseless and horrific tragedy.”

“Heartbroken for my LGBTQ brothers & sisters. Time for change. #GunControlNow,” he wrote.

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