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Bastille Day attack: Lady Gaga, Amy Schumer, Rihanna, more celebrities react

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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com

As the world mourns the tragic attack in Nice, celebrities have taken to social media to offer their condolences to the victims at the Bastille Day celebration on Thursday night. So far, at least 84 are dead and 120 have been injured. 

Lady Gaga provided a heartfelt and inspiring message to her followers, “When u open your eyes and see chaos, we will close our eyes and see harmony. We are with you.” 


Miley Cyrus encouraged her followers that they “MUST keep up the fight” against violence.


Dana Brunetti, the producer of Fifty Shades Darker, informed people that all members of the cast – including stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan – and crew were safe following the attack. The crew had been filming in Nice at the time of the Bastille Day tragedy. 


Rihanna canceled her show in Nice and expressed her support for those affected.


And Amy Schumer had just one word about the attack, “Enough.” 


Schumer’s close friend Jennifer Lawrence also took to Twitter, and said, “Tragic and sad news once again, thoughts and prayers with all the victims and their families. #PrayForNice.”

Abigail Breslin used similar language, asking Twitter followers, “So when will enough be enough? So devastating and terrifying. The world shouldn’t be this way.”


Olivia Wilde shared several posts about the attack, including one with President Barack Obama’s statement. “On this Bastille Day, we are reminded of the extraordinary resilience and democratic values that have made France an inspiration to the entire world,” the President wrote. “And we know that the character of the French Republic will endure long after this devastating and tragic loss of life.” Wilde captioned her post, “This is all too heartbreaking.


She also posted a captionless photo in support of those affected by the tragedy.

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Kevin Jonas wrote, “My heart goes out to France right now,” on Twitter.

Hamilton‘s Lin-Manuel Miranda said, “Heartsick over Nice. Horrified,” on Twitter.


Gabrielle Union was also heartsick, saying “It never ends, heartbroken…” on her Twitter account. 


And Ariel Winter echoed similar sentiments with her statement, “Pray for France. Pray for our world … my heart is broken.” 

Justin Timblerlake also sent his prayers to France with the tweet, “#PrayForNice.” 


Chloë Grace Moretz begged the question, “What’s happening in this world?”


Kim Kardashian West posted later Friday morning after learning of the news. “Finally home & seeing the news,” she wrote on Twitter. “My heart goes out to everyone in Nice. Lots of prayers being sent your way. God the world needs you.”


In a statement, Pope Francis called it an act of “blind violence.”

“The pope expresses his sympathy to those injured and to all those who have contributed to rescue efforts, asking the Lord to sustain each one in this trial,” Cardinal Pietro Parolin wrote.

It has been confirmed that a father and son from Texas are among the 84 people that were killed. Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son Brodie, who were on vacation in France, died during the attack.

French officials have called this a terror attack, while one restaurateur who tried to help described the scene: “women’s bodies [were] crushed, blood everywhere, there was no one to help.”