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    26 Celebrities Who Spoke Out About The Mass Shootings In El Paso And Dayton

    “Don’t normalize this.”

    Over the weekend, two mass shootings took place in the United States: one in El Paso, Texas, which left at least 22 people dead, and another in Dayton, Ohio, where nine people died. Here are reactions from celebrities who spoke out in the wake of the tragic events:

    1. Lili Reinhart

    I am sick to my stomach over what has happened in El Paso today. I can’t believe this is happening in my country and no one is doing anything about it. Who has to die for laws to change?

    2. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

    My heart, love & strength go out to El Paso. Victims and their families. Grateful to our first responders. Stay strong as we’re forced to heal yet again. What leader will step up to command wiser/effective talks? Not sure what the answers are but it all starts with open dialogue.

    3. Nick Jonas

    Heartbroken hearing the news from El Paso. Sending my thoughts and prayers to all the victims and families. So sad. So senseless. We need change.

    4. Josh Gad

    My heart breaks for the city of El Paso. The madness never ends. It is all too much. There‘a nowhere safe from the terror of gun violence in the United States of America. We are a broken nation trapped in the darkness of our unwillingness to ask ourselves why this keeps happening

    5. Lizzo

    Just got off the phone w/ fam in Dayton... it was a close call for them but that’s not the case for 9 other families between this & the terrorist attack in El Paso & recent other shootings I feel completely helpless.. make noise & bring awareness.. vote.. don’t normalize this

    6. Khalid

    this is scary man, praying for everyone in El Paso

    7. Julianne Moore

    This is a public health crisis. Hold your lawmakers responsible. @MomsDemand @Everytown 🧡

    8. George Takei

    In the wake of yet another mass shooting, this time inside a Wal-Mart in El Paso with multiple fatalities, @Walmart is expressing “shock.” You know what? Do more. Show responsibility and leadership. Halt the sale of firearms and ammunition at your stores nationwide.

    9. Elijah Wood

    My heart goes out to the people of El Paso. Let us never become numb to this. This is not normal. It should never be normal.

    10. Rainn Wilson

    Oh people of the great city of El Paso, my heart breaks for you. I can’t even imagine. America, WTF is wrong with us? Mass shootings a weekly event?! I’m speechless.

    11. John Legend

    My heart aches for El Paso and Dayton. Our nation is experiencing these traumas far too often and we need our leaders to take urgent action: take these weapons of war off the street and fight the evil ideology of white nationalism that motivates many of these terrorists.

    12. Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 (who was in El Paso)

    we were leaving breakfast when our security texted that there was an active shooter at the mall we were headed to. saw dozens of police cars on the freeway and surface streets. helicopters. we got back to the hotel and turned on the news to see what was happening. then

    update: police confirm report of a separate incident at bassett mall is incorrect. we are still in our hotel. federal agent at the door to the building.

    13. Lisa Ling

    14. Cher

    Garlic Festival & El Pasco Mass Murderers,Both Followed White Supremacist Agenda. We🙏🏻4 Relatives & Friends Of Killed & Wounded,But What Can We Do To Stop The Carnage,& Protect The Innocent⁉️ MASS SHOOTINGS ARE RISING EXPONENTIALLY. HATE IS INCREASING,WE MUST FIND ANOTHER WAY

    15. Janelle Monáe

    !!!!!!!! TALK ABOUT IT !!!!!!!!!

    16. Rihanna

    17. Alyssa Milano

    THIRD MASS SHOOTING THIS WEEK. BETWEEN 15-20 SHOT IN TODAY’S SHOOTING AND MCCONNELL WON’T BRING #HR8 UP FOR A VOTE. Tell me again how the @GOP is “pro-life” when they won’t vote for a bill-that already passed the house-which would make the country safer from gun violence. #NoRA

    18. Henry Winkler

    SO ..Shootings are now hourly .. We are getting so good at them .. and our representatives say nothing ..They are good at that too

    19. Bette Midler

    Just saw the news. I can’t be funny today. I am so sorry for #ElPaso and sorry for my nation which lacks the backbone to rid itself of this cancer once and for all.

    20. Lauren Graham

    I have a question. While it’s not for me, I get why people might want to legally own a rifle for hunting or a hand gun for home protection. But why do we allow civilians to purchase assault weapons? What do we expect they’ll be used for besides the heartbreaking obvious?

    21. Jason Alexander

    What will it take? Honestly, what will it take? #ElPaso #Dayton

    22. Reese Witherspoon

    There are no words. My heart breaks for the friends and families of the El Paso victims. Praying for all of you. We must do more to stop these senseless acts of gun violence.

    23. Piper Perabo

    My goodness 💔🇺🇸 this is happening every weekend. Please Congress, please pass gun safety laws. @senatemajldr @GOP I’m looking at you. #ElPaso

    24. Sarah Silverman

    This doesn’t include Dayton because it was posted a whole 6 hours ago. My heart.

    25. T.I.

    I don’t think this makes US “Great Again”... #USorELSE✊🏽

    26. Aaron Paul


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