Stars React To Umpqua Community College Shooting In Oregon – See Celebrity Reactions
Stars are reacting on social media to Thursday’s horrific shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, where a gunman reportedly shot and killed 10 people, and injured an additional 7. The suspect, a 20-year-old male, was a student at the school, and is reportedly now dead. See celebrity reactions below.
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tweeted, “Another devastating shooting. We need sensible gun control measures to save lives, and I will do everything I can to achieve that.” Outspoken anti-gun advocate Piers Morgan tweeted, “137 school shootings in America since Sandy Hook. ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY SEVEN,” adding, “DISGUSTING.”Comedian Michael Ian Black agreed, writing, “Another massacre. Don’t wait to talk about it. Gun control now.” Actress Nia Vardalos also shared that sentiment and said, “Terrible, things must change,” while Patton Oswalt wrote he was “sickened” by the shooting.
Ellen DeGeneres sent her condolences to the victims, tweeting, “I can’t imagine what the families of UCC are going through. The world is rising up to hold you in the light. I hope you can feel our love.” Katie Couric also sent well-wishes, tweeting, “So terrible. My thoughts are with all of those at Umpqua Community College.” Russell Simmons similarly wrote, “Thoughts and prayers to those at Umpqua Community College.” And Lance Bass expressed, “My heart aches for Umqua College in Oregon right now. This story is sadly too familiar these days.”
Dane Cook asserted, “This shooting in Oregon is pathetic and abhorrent. My heart goes out. It’s such a useless tragedy.” Rose McGowan insisted, “Oh my god, Oregon State. When will this stop? This is madness. We must stop the NRA & its choke.” “Real Housewives” star Brandi Glanville tweeted, “Another mass shooting… We really need to get these guns out of peoples hands.” Tim Allen wrote, “Sad sad day for all the loss in Oregon.
Amy Schumer sent, “Love to Oregon,” and Jessica Chastain pointed out, “While U.S. has 5% of the world’s population, it saw 31% of public mass shootings.” Jimmy Kimmel passionately said, “Numb, dumb, right, left, whatever we are, NO ONE wants this to happen again. Let’s work TOGETHER to make it stop.” And Pete Wentz sent a series of tweets, including, “my heart breaks for the victims and their families… but we have to as a society realize this is truly unacceptable-and make a real change.”
“Reading the news about the #OregonShooting horrific! My heart goes out to the victims and their families,” posted LeAnn Rimes. Lisa Rinna similarly wrote, “My heart goes out to all of the families in Oregon who lost loved ones today in Roseburg Oregon. These shootings must stop. Heartbreaking.” And Olivia Munn simply tweeted, “Sending my love and prayers to the victims and families of UCC.”
Meanwhile, Sophia Bush, whose young cousin was killed during the 2011 Gabby Giffords assassination attempt, wrote on Twitter, “I love my gun & hobby shooting. But I also lost a family member in a mass shooting. The laws NEED to change. We CANNOT ignore reality.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars react to the tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims and their families during this difficult time.