Celebrities’ reactions to the tragic Texas school shooting: Amy Schumer, Kourtney Kardashian, Matthew McConaughey and more talk

Hannah Hargrave

Celebrities speak after the tragic shooting at Texas Elementary School in Texas 19 children and two adults were killed by one gunman.

On Tuesday, the 18-year-old suspect opened fire at Robb Elementary School in Ovaldi where children aged 7-10 were learning.

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The stars immediately began to respond to the tragic event, expressing their terror and heartbreak, and sending prayers.

Matthew McConaughey From Yuvaldi and wrote a heartwarming message on Instagram discussing the foolish act.

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Matthew McConaughey from Yuvaldi

“Once again, we have tragically proven that we have failed to take responsibility for the rights our freedoms bestow upon us,” he wrote in part. “The real call to action now is for every American to take a longer and deeper look in the mirror and ask ourselves, ‘What do we really value? How do we fix the problem? “

“We cannot breathe again, make excuses, and accept these tragic realities as the status quo.”

He went on to ask the Americans to find “common ground” so that they could end the mass shootings.

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And for those who delivered their loved ones today without knowing it was a farewell, no words can realize or heal your lossBut if prayer provides comfort, we will make them come.”

Taylor Swift said she was filled with anger and sadness

singer , Taylor Swift She took to Twitter and wrote: “Full of anger and sadness, and so broken by the Uvald murders. Written by Buffalo, Laguna Woods and many others.

“In the ways in which we, as a nation, have become conditioned by unbearable and unfathomable heartbreak.”

Kourtney Kardashian He urged a change in laws and said that the school should be a place where children feel safe.

this is us The star, Mandy Moore, posted a message and said she had “no words” but “Ovaldi, your entire community is in our hearts.”

According to investigators, the teen suspect was carrying a handgun, an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and high-capacity magazines. He was killed by law enforcement authorities after his attack.
The comedian and mother of one, Amy Schumer, said when she first delivered this fact.

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Amy Schumer shared a shocking truth and an honest message

“Firearms are the number one leading cause of death for American children and adolescents.” She then added, “We mourn for the Uvalde community, a predominantly Hispanic community, and everyone else who is affected by other senseless violent action in our schools. This is yet another tragic example of how widespread this public health crisis is in our .everytown.”

Selena Gomez is from Texas and she has also written a sad and heartfelt post on social media that reads: “Today in Texas, our home state, 18 innocent students were murdered simply trying to get an education,” I wrote before the updated number. “I killed a teacher while doing her job; a priceless but unfortunately underrated job. If children are not safe at school, where are they safe?”

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said the shooter, whom he named Salvador Ramos, left a cart before entering the school to open fire “appallingly and incomprehensiblely.”

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