What was supposed to be an uplifting sporting event quickly turned tragic on Monday afternoon when two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. At this point in time, the Associated Press is reporting that two people are dead and dozens of others are injured.
This sad news touches way too close to home for some celebritties who are originally from in and around the Boston area. See what these celebrities are saying about the devastating events on Twitter.
Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) April 15, 2013
My heart aches for my hometown.— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) April 15, 2013
My thoughts and prayers for the people in Boston.Please donate if you can, RedCrossBlood.org/MA— Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) April 15, 2013
Watching coverage of Boston Marathon explosions, heart in my throat.— Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron) April 15, 2013
Sending prayers to all those in Boston....— Debra Messing (@DebraMessing) April 15, 2013
My love and strength go out to all those affected by the explosions! #BostonMarathon2013— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) April 15, 2013
thoughts and prayers are with everybody in boston. heartbreaking...— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) April 15, 2013
I'm OK. Most importantly, praying for those injured and affected by this. Still don't have a lot of info. Thanks for your love and concern— Ethan Zohn (@EthanZohn) April 15, 2013
Praying for everyone home in boston. Devatated at the news #bostonmarathon— maria menounos (@mariamenounos) April 15, 2013
There was an explosion by the finish line about 5 minutes after I finished- I'm ok but I'm sure there are many hurt.— Joey McIntyre (@joeymcintyre) April 15, 2013
My prayers with everyone in Boston right now after this atrocious act of violence!!— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) April 15, 2013
Saying prayers for those hurt in the #Boston Marathon explosions— Boston Rob (@BostonRob) April 15, 2013
So grateful that my little brother in Boston is safe, but heartbroken over what happened.— Ali Fedotowsky (@AliFedotowsky) April 15, 2013
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