From around the world, celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sorrow and disbelief following the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
As the tragic and devastating events unfolded at Sandy Hook Elementary School, stars expressed solidarity and sympathy with the victims and their families.
Here's a look at some of the thoughts and prayers shared in the wake of this unthinkable tragedy.
"There are no words to express the sadness of this unthinkable tragedy. Sending my prayers to the families in Newton CT" - Lea Michele
"Just in shock. WHAT is wrong with this world sometimes? Right before Christmas? My thoughts and prayers go out to Newton, CT." - Demi Lovato
"My heart is out to all those children and families and school employees in Connecticut. The tragedy of this is incomprehensible." - Marlo Thomas
"My heart sinks as I hear the news of the Sandy Elementary shooting in CT...God Bless everyone and their families!!!" - Eva Longoria
"Some things are just bigger than me and impossible for me to understand. My thoughts and prayers are with the families in Connecticut." - Ashley Greene
"Can't stop crying. My heart goes out to these families." - Jenny McCarthy
"My heart and soul aches for the parents of those babies lost and for the babies that have to somehow heal & overcome... Hold each other." - Alyssa Milano
"I'm praying for those babies and all the victims of the Connecticut shooting. May God bring peace to the families." - Miranda Lambert
"Please pray for everyone in Newtown, Connecticut." - Joe Jonas
"God have mercy!!!! No one deserves this! Praying for the families of the victims of the Connecticut shooting!! What a Christmas it will be." - Rihanna
"Unfathomable news in Connecticut. I have no words. Holiday spirit just got sucked out of me. I'm sick..." - Brooke Burke-Charvet
"Sending love 2 the families in Connecticut for their tragic loss. 2day I bow my head in sadness." - Snoop Dogg
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the families and everyone affected in Connecticut. # newtown" - Lady Antebellum
"My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the families in CT affected by today's tragedy. This news is truly heartbreaking. # PrayforNewtown" - Matthew Morrison
"#PrayforNewton. Pray for the children teachers and families. Pray for some sense out of this madness." - Marlee Matlin
"To harm children who are defenseless is truly disgusting. I'm in disbelief. # PrayforNewtown my heart truly goes out to EVERYONE affected." - Khloe Kardashian
"So many residents of Newton gather together in church...feel so helpless...all they can do is cling to the Lord. Praying for them # sandyhook" - Sherri Shepherd
"This is absolutely horrifying. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families in Newton, CT. So unbelievably sad." - Lindsay Lohan
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