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New York Chelsea explosion: Lady Gaga, Laverne Cox react

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Lady Gaga, Laverne Cox, Questlove, and Mara Wilson were among the celebrities to post messages online following an explosion in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood on Saturday night. The blast, which injured 29 people, was an “intentional act,” according to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, caused by what appears to be a homemade bomb. Officials found a second device a few blocks away from the explosion early Sunday morning. According to de Blasio, there is “no evidence at this point of a terror connection.”

“In NY safe &sound saying big prayers for my friends in Chelsea,” Gaga wrote on Twitter. “Everyone be safe. We New Yorkers always stick together.”

“Sending my love to NYC. Always and forever my city, the city I love and cherish,” wrote Cox.

Read those tweets and more from celebrities below.