Bollywood, Hollywood stars call for love over hate after Orlando shooting
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, TV presenter Ellen DeGeneres, popstar Madonna, singer Lady Gaga and TV star Kim Kardashian, among other Hollywood stars took to social media to send their love and condolences for the victims of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.Updated: Jun 13, 2016 13:40 IST
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.
Sad,Orlando. Condolences! Hope this does not become political mileage for any. Again one rotten apple story.......— Kabhi socho sahi hai (@chintskap) June 12, 2016
Heart goes out to all families devastated by the Orlando shooting.. Your grief is unimaginable and we share it with you. In solidarity..— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) June 13, 2016
May the victims of Orlando shooting rest in peace. May God give their kith & kin strength and courage. May this not usher a pro Trump stand.— Ayushmann Khurrana (@ayushmannk) June 13, 2016
Heartbreaking to hear about the #OrlandoNightclubShooting!!! Can just imagine what the families and people are going through. Shocked!!— Alia Bhatt (@aliaa08) June 13, 2016
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.
Shocked by the senseless tragedy in Orlando. We must stand together against hate and intolerance.— Leonardo DiCaprio (@LeoDiCaprio) June 13, 2016
I'm truly at a loss for words. To everyone in Orlando affected by this massacre, my thoughts, love, & prayers are with u ❤️💛💚💙💜— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) June 12, 2016
Stand strong w/ ur pride, it belongs to u. Love is opposite of hate. My sincerest mourning 4 LGBTQ's suffering 2day pic.twitter.com/0n3A143GEg— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) June 12, 2016
Just heard about the horrifying attack in Florida. My love and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters. Heartbreaking.— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) June 12, 2016
Ellen DeGeneres tweeted simply “Sobbing” to her more than 60 million followers.
Sobbing.— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 12, 2016
I am gay and I am not afraid. Love conquers all. #PrayforOrlando— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) June 12, 2016
I just can't believe this is the world we live in today.— KATY PERRY (@katyperry) June 12, 2016
The tragedy in Orlando is just beyond sad. My deepest regrets to all those suffering. There are no words that suffice. I'm...stunned.— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) June 12, 2016
What gives? My heart is breaking right now for the victims and families of this heartless act. I just don't get it.#PrayForOrlando— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 12, 2016
“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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First Published: Jun 13, 2016 10:29 IST