July 20, 2012 at 10:31 AM ET
As news of the Aurora, Colo. shootings during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" continues to develop, so celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sorrow and support for the victims. Here's a selection of what we've found thus far:
@BlairUnderwood: "My heart & prayers go out to the victims & families of the terrible massacre at the movie theater in Colorado. Very sad."
@BryanCranston: "Priorities clarify when tragedy occurs. The joy of yesterday's Emmy news vanishes when faced with the fragility of life. Hug someone today."
@AliciaKeys: "My heart breaks for the victims, families and community of the Aurora shootings. My thoughts and prayers are with you all…"
@RebaMcEntire: "My heart and prayers go out to the folks in Aurora, CO. I'm so sorry this has happened. I don't understand it."
@RyanSeacrest: "Thinking about the families who were affected by this horrible incident in Colorado. My thoughts and prayers are with you all."
@Oliviamunn: "My sincerest condolences to the victims and families in Colorado. So sad, so mindless."
@KaleyCuoco: "Colorado omg.. Praying for the families...this is sick"
@JohnLeguizamo: "My heart goes 2 all the victims families in colorado. No one should have to go thru that. When r we gonna get guns removed in this country?!"
@UncleRUSH (Russell Simmons): "praying for the people of Aurora, Colorado."
@Alyssa Milano: "No. Colorado shooting. My heart aches. Prayers for the victims and families."
@KalPenn: "Such awful news to wake up to out in Colorado."
@JulieBenz: "in tears watching news footage of the mass shooting in Aurora, Colorado. My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims & their families."
@TiaMowry: "My prayers and thoughts go out to the victims in Colorado. #prayersaregoingup!"
President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney also expressed their condolences.