In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut – which left 27 people dead, 20 of them children ages 5 through 10 – many have taken to Twitter to express their grief. Here are some of the comments from the musical community.
My heart is so heavy right now as I think of these innocent children, teachers, their families and community…..
— Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) December 14, 2012
god bless the children
— Flea (@flea333) December 14, 2012
How many innocent children need to die before we “The people” make a constitutional change?
— Chad Smith (@RHCPchad) December 14, 2012
Prayers for those in Connecticut…senseless.
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) December 14, 2012
The Conn elementary school shooting is horrific. Those poor kids. & their families. I’m speechless.
— Slash (@Slash) December 14, 2012
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 Timberlake(@jtimberlake) December 14, 2012
Sending energy to the families who are suffering this horrible tragedy…
— Adam Lambert (@adamlambert) December 14, 2012
Killing people is bad enough but these Lil babies can’t even defend themselves! ITS JUST WRONG!
— Missy Elliott (@MissyElliott) December 14, 2012
as a father i feel so sad and depressedfor all those families in ct
— dıpןo (@diplo) December 14, 2012
I am absolutely devastated.My prayers and my heart go out to those parents and families affected by this tragedy. I know words aren’t enough
— P!nk (@Pink) December 14, 2012
No words. So upset.My heart and prayers go out to all parents family and friends. Sooo sad.God pls help them threw this.GOD pls!
— iamdiddy (@iamdiddy) December 14, 2012
Thoughts, prayers & love to the families in Newtown, CT.Heartbreaking.
— Duran Duran (@duranduran) December 14, 2012
WHO DOES THAT!?1! #WHY
— MAXWELL (@_MAXWELL_) December 14, 2012
— Sara Bareilles (@SaraBareilles) December 14, 2012
Family. Community. LOVE Ourselves and Each Other
— Edward Sharpe (@EdwardSharpe) December 14, 2012
just got back home to ny and couldn’t believe the horrible sad news out of newtown. all those poor families. my heart goes out to them.
— Rob Thomas (@ThisIsRobThomas) December 14, 2012
So sad to hear about babies being shot in America. The poor families. When will they outlaw firearms?
— boygeorge (@BoyGeorge) December 14, 2012
My heart is so heavy right now… I can’t shake it off.
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) December 14, 2012
So, so sad. Thoughts and prayers going out.
— Jared Followill (@youngfollowill) December 14, 2012
Sending love 2 the families in Connecticut for their tragic loss. 2day I bow my head in sadness
— Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg) December 14, 2012
Man I can’t even comprehend the shooting in Connecticut, it’s just the saddest thing… So hard to understand
— Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) December 14, 2012
— Mark Ronson (@iamMarkRonson) December 14, 2012
Praying for the families in Connecticut of those elementary school kids. Just when you think you’ve seen it all…
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) December 14, 2012
peace be with the parents. peace be with the traumatized children who witnessed this act. peace be with the teachers. bless us all.
— Questo of The Roots (@questlove) December 14, 2012