Celebrities React to Paris Terrorist Attacks on Social Media

From Shonda Rhimes to Jennifer Hudson, here are just a few stars that are standing with Paris.

Celebrities and citizens alike took to social media last night to send prayers and show solidarity with Paris in the wake of yesterday's tragic terrorist attacks.

According to CNN, Friday afternoon an unknown number of attackers targeted the Bataclan concert hall, the French national stadium and busy bars and restaurants, ultimately claiming the lives of at least 128 people. 

ISIS has since claimed responsibility for the deadly acts calling them the, "first of the storm.”  

In addition to the people killed, 180 other were injured. More than half of them are in critical condition. 

In light of the events, people across America have showed support for Paris via social media. Here are the celebrities that spoke out on the tragedy.

Sending so many prayers to everyone in Paris. My thoughts are with you. #PeaceForParis

Prayers to Paris. Prières à Paris. #Paris

My thoughts are with everyone in Paris. Absolutely terrifying to hear what is happening. #Prayers4Paris

Praying 4 the beautiful souls from #Paris to #Beirut to #Japan to #Mizzou. My heart & love is with you all #WeAreOne pic.twitter.com/28D6QkW3mv

Prayers for Paris.

Wow...thinking and praying for Paris and Japan.

Praying For Paris pic.twitter.com/SsB0czzyGe

We need to pray Yal!! Praying for peace ! For Satan to flee and God to come in! This is too much! God help us all!!

A photo posted by Jennifer Hudson (@iamjhud) on

President Obama official statement in regards to the attack was posted on his official Twitter account. 

"This is an attack on all of humanity and the universal values that we share." —@POTUS on the attacks in Paris https://t.co/yQThOvrdxZ

Our prayers are with the families affected and the people of France.

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