Memorial Day 2015: Stars Honor America’s Soldiers And Fallen Heroes On Twitter
America honors its fallen heroes and those who continue to serve the country on Memorial Day 2015. As such, celebrities are taking to Twitter on Monday to salute our brave soldiers, and remind us all of the importance of this day. See what some stars are saying below. Gossip Cop will have updates.
Andy Cohen said, “To all our men in uniform, thank you for your service!” Also sharing his gratitude, Carson Daly tweeted, “So grateful to all who have served or continue to serve to provide us w our #freedom. Thank you to the military families also.” Further reminding us what this day is all about, Chelsea Clinton wrote, “On #MemorialDay we honor those who sacrificed their lives for our country and hold their loved ones in our hearts and prayers.”
Katie Couric tweeted, “As u spend time w/ ur family & friends at the beach or BBQ today, let’s all remember the true meaning of Memorial Day.” Josh Groban noted, “Remembering and saluting those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country.” He added, “Keep them in your thoughts today. #notjustpoolparties” Selena Gomez simply stated, “Happy Memorial Day everyone.” And Kat Dennings expressed, “So much gratitude for those who have served our wonderland country,” followed by red, white and blue heart emojis.
Zac Brown tweeted, “Some remember & give thanks every day.. but the reason you don’t have to work today is because of those who have fallen serving our country.” Garth Brooks posted a photo of a field of American flags, with the caption, “Deepest love and thanks to those that serve.” Brad Paisley reminded everyone, “In between the corn on the cob and the barbecue, let’s not forget what today’s about.”
Tweeting on behalf of his relatives, Rob Lowe wrote, “My family’s sincere thanks to all those who have sacrificed to serve our country, past present and future.” Channing Tatum, who played a soldier in the Nicolas Sparks romantic drama, Dear John, posted a photo of himself with a group of American soldiers, tweeting, “Celebrate their lives. Honor their sacrifice.” He went on to write, “Thank you to the troops, past & present.” Tom Arnold reminded us to consider what someone might have endured before judging them, tweeting,”Grandpa D.B. famous for being crabby was a medic 32nd that liberated Dachau WW2.” He added, “He had a right to be crabby. Thank you all.”
Quoting President Abraham Lincoln, Melissa Joan Hart tweeted, “Care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow and his orphan.” The actress added, “Thank you to our troops, active and veterans and of course those who gave all for the freedoms we enjoy everyday in this great country!! #AllGaveSome #SomeGaveAll.” Paula Abdul noted, “Our Freedom is a privilege to treasure,” adding, “I acknowledge and honor those who’ve dedicated their lives to preserving it.” Diddy tweeted, “Today we want to say thank you to all of the service men and women who are no longer with us,” adding a photo of a heart over an American flag, with the words, “In memory of many, in honor of all.”
Kerry Washington shared, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” -Joseph Campbell#MemorialDay Let us remember their unimaginable sacrifice. With undying gratitude.” Meanwhile, Chris Evans tweeted, “Happy Memorial Day!! Take time to reflect on what this day is about. Honoring those who paid the ultimate price for this great country.” And Jenny McCarthy expressed, “Grateful for our many heroes! MemorialDay.”
“Home of the free, because of the brave. #memorialday #military #neverforget,” offered Ashley Benson. William Shatner tweeted, “Remembering those who have fought to keep our world as peaceful as possible. #MemorialDay.” Katherine Heigl noted, “Remembering and honoring all those who have served and sacrificed. Thank you. #MemorialDay.” And Danica Patrick wrote, “Happy Memorial Day,” adding, “Thank god for our freedom to do what we want where we want today (and everyday)!” Gossip Cop also thanks the brave men and women who serve our country, and remembers those who have fought and fallen. Happy Memorial Day!