Celebrities React: Airport Shooting In Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Celebrities are reacting to a gunman shooting at travelers inside the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday. As of now, five people are confirmed dead, and several others have been injured and taken to a local hospital. The alleged gunman, identified as Esteban Santiago, has been taken into custody. No reason has been given for why he opened fire in the airport, which has since been evacuated. See what stars are saying about the Florida airport shooting.
Alyssa Milano tweeted, “My thoughts are with everyone affected.” Meanwhile, Samantha Ronson called the act of violence “horrifying.” And Carson Daly wrote, “Another shooting. So sad. Praying for those affected in Florida.”
Josh Gad expressed, “I am praying for everyone in my hometown of #FortLauderdale. My God. This is frightening. Just flew out of there 5 days ago.” Victoria Justice, who’s also from the Florida city, wrote, “I’m devastated to hear about the shooting at the Ft.Lauderdale airport! Just awful. Praying everyone stays safe. #Hometown.” Brandi Glanville shared, “My heart is breaking for everyone at the Fort Lauderdale airport what is this world coming to!” And along with heart and praying hands emojis, Snooki wrote, “FLL Airport so upsetting.”
President-elect Donald Trump tweeted, “Monitoring the terrible situation in Florida. Just spoke to Governor Scott. Thoughts and prayers for all. Stay safe!” Billy Eichner opined, “This is so sad and horrifying. And Congress continues to do nothing, except get paid off by the NRA. There is blood on their hands forever.” “Wow! Prayers up 4sho,” added Vivica A. Fox.
Meanwhile, LeAnn Rimes expressed, “So horrible what’s happening in #ftlauderdale Saying prayers of safety for everyone.” Maria Menounos wrote, “My heart is broken hearing the #FortLauderdale news…prayers for everyone. I’m just so sad.” And Cheryl Burke said, “Praying for the victims in Ft. Lauderdale.”
Elizabeth Banks wrote, “Five people died today. We could honor them w #gunsense laws that might save lives or keep tweeting into the void and killing each other.” Gossip Cop will update as more information emerges about the shooting inside the airport in Fort Lauderdale, along with celebrity reaction to it.