Shock and Sadness Over Boston Marathon: Celebrities Send their Messages of Hope on Twitter

Celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their sadness, shock and rage over the senseless carnage that happened at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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Former Boyband heartthrob New Kids On The Block singer Joey McIntrye who made it to the finish line of the Boston Marathon, missed the blast by five minutes.

Joey McIntyre @joeymcintyre
There was an explosion by the finish line about 5 minutes after I finished- I’m ok but I’m sure there are many hurt.


Paula Abdul
I was shocked to hear about the horrible explosions at the Boston Marathon. I’m holding the people of Boston in my heart.


Katharine McPhee ?@katharinemcphee
Prayers for #Boston. I’m horrified.

George Takei ?@GeorgeTakei
Keep on running on, Boston. #BostonMarathon


Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
We must change the laws of our land and seek fair but rapid trials for the perpetrators of terrorist acts (Boston) with harsh punishment!

Derek Hough @derekhough
My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Boston

Jenna Dewan-Tatum
Oh man. Just heard the news about Boston. This is just awful. #prayforboston

Arnold Schwarzenegger @Schwarzenegger
My thoughts are with Boston. Thank you to the brave first responders who always run toward our greatest fears to save lives.


Danica Patrick
The Boston marathon bombing makes you rethink ordinary events. Scary stuff.

John Cena @johncena
An evening of @WWE entertainment, overshadowed by an afternoon of horrible tragedy #PrayForBoston

Thoughts & Prayers go out to the people of Boston… Very Sad News.

Peter Facinelli
Boston Marathon bombing? Why? Horrible. Just horrible.

Hollywood superstars and known Bostonians- Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and Mark Wahlberg- have led tributes for those who suffered terribly in the Boston Marathon bombings. The stars were horrified to watch the news unfold over at their home turf.

Ben Affleck@BenAffleck
Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.

Donnie Wahlberg@DonnieWahlberg
No words to describe the pain in my heart, at this moment, in seeing my city torn apart this way. So sad. Please #pray4boston & the victims.


Mark Wahlberg was at the premiere of his latest movie Pain & Gain in New York: ‘I really didn’t even want to come tonight. I hadn’t really heard much – I spoke to my mom, and most of my family seems to be OK. It’s such a big event, there’s so many people there. It’s horrible man. It’s disgusting, man. I just – I’m very upset.