Stars React to Arrest of Boston Marathon Bombings Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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By Shari Weiss


Celebrities are reacting on Twitter to the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings. As Gossip Cop previously reported, the 19-year-old was taken into custody by police shortly before 9 p.m. Eastern, after an hours-long manhunt. As soon as the news broke, stars started sharing a range of thoughts on Twitter, including relief, desire for justice, and gratitude towards law enforcement.

Check out some of the reactions below.

Chris Harrison: Well done boys! RT @Boston_Police: Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area. Stand by for further info.

Elizabeth Banks: Standing ovation for the Boston PD and all the Massachusetts first responders. #MassPride

Sophia Bush: #heroes #Boston #F**kYeah RT @HuffingtonPost: BREAKING: Boston Police say they have “Suspect #2” in custody

Eric Stonestreet: Please tell me they backed up a truck, hitched the boat to it, and drove the terrorist to jail in a boat.

Kaley Cuoco: Unreal!!!!!! In custody , mutha- f-er . Thank god

Brooklyn Decker: Yes Boston!!!!

Eli Roth: Got him!

Carson Daly: We got you you bastard. Rot in hell.

Alyssa Milano: I am so blown away by the police officers and all 1st responders in Boston. Awesome bravery. I salute you! #BostonStrong

Kim Kardashian: Watching the news right now. This is insane. I’m glad they finally captured the 2nd suspect!!! #prayersforBoston

Tom Bergeron: A lot of Boston cops and other authorities will be getting well deserved hugs and high fives tonight.

Jeffrey Ross: Everybody send these cops hugs and respect! RT @Boston_Police Suspect in custody. Officers sweeping the area. Stand by for further info.

Brooke Burke: Haven’t had a moment 2 follow the news all day…. So happy to hear the 2nd suspect is in custody. #prayersforboston

John Legend: Came off stage to great news in Boston! What a relief.

Rosie O’Donnell: relief all around – answered prayers – #goBOSTON

Sofia Vergara: God bless this amazing country

Pete Wentz: That’s a wrap. Boston I’ve got alotta love for you.

Ryan Seacrest: Relieving end to a horrible week.

Maria Menounos: Watching live coverage-everyone celebrating the boston police for capturing this f*#ker.incredible work- #BOSTONSTRONGERTHANEVER

Anderson Cooper: Officer Sean Collier, Martin Richard, Lingzi Lu, Krystle Campbell. We will not forget.

Olivia Wilde: So goddamn relieved. Boston, I love you. May the bars stay open til dawn.

Mel B: Happy to know the #bostonmanhunt is over. To all the local, state, and federal authorities who risked their lives, THANK YOU! You r loved.

Olivia Culpo: Thank you God for bravery of the @Boston_Police. Prayers have been answered, justice will be served #bostonstrong #manhunt

Kailyn Lowry: Thanking all of the police, military and everyone else for their hard work and persistence in all that’s happened! #USA

Marlee Matlin: Bravo to all law enforcement personnel and remembering those who have fallen. Boston can begin to heal now suspect is in custody.

Olivia Munn: THANK YOU to the Boston PD and FBI for your exhaustive efforts & bringing this to an end. My thoughts are w/the victims & their loved ones.

Ricky Gervais: Well done to the emergency services and response teams of Boston and to the public for their vigilance and cooperation. Great work. Peace.

Bryan Greenberg: Alive. Custody. #watertown

Jenny McCarthy: Boston Police, FBI and all law enforcement… Thank you for kicking ass. #respect.

Sarah Hyland: A BIG congrats to the FBI and the Boston Police. Thank you so much for all your hard work. I think it’s time for a well deserved beer :)

Donald Trump: Get ALL the info, then quick trial, then death penalty for the Boston killer of innocent children and people! Do not be kind

Rainn Wilson: Congrats, #Boston. Sleep safe tonight.

Shannon Elizabeth: A HUGE THANK YOU to the Boston Police & everyone who helped put an end to the massive search today. So glad there were no more massive casualties! Thank you from everyone in the USA!!!

Josh Groban: So happy that the brave city of Boston can breathe some sigh of relief tonight after being held hostage.

Mia Farrow: I love you #Boston

Chris Evans: GREAT work Boston PD, FBI, and everyone involved in successfully bringing this chaos to an end. Job well done!!

Andy Cohen: Hey Boston, tomorrow is 4/20. Make it count

Emmy Rossum: That’s our President. Beautiful speech. Talking about the tragedies in Boston & Texas this week. My prayers are with those affected tonight.

Diane Swayer: #BostonStrong

Kirstie Alley: please God please please please comfort these families in Boston..humbled

William Shatner: We are all breathing a sigh of relief tonight.

Mayim Bialik: suspect in custody in boston. shutting down for shabbat. what a day of following the news.

Ryan Adams: Let the good people of Boston breathe easy tonight. We love you. #Boston

Hank Williams Jr: Give thanks to all the law enforcement and other services who helped capture the suspects in #Boston. #America

Henry Winkler: BOSTON sleep well tonight !!!! With admiration and affection, Henry

Debra Messing: THANK YOU Boston Police , FBI. And EVERY Hero that brought safety to the Boston area, and peace of mind to our entire country. #grateful

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