Music Stars React To Boston Marathon Explosions
With at least two explosions rocking the Boston Marathon and sending shockwaves across the nation, celebrities have taken to Twitter to voice their concern and support for the victims.
At press time, there are two deaths reported and a growing list of injuries from the explosion that took place near the finish line at about 2:50 p.m. Monday (April 15). The world has been watching and sending prayers and well-wishes to those affected.
As Radio.com previously reported, former New Kids On The Block band member Joey McIntyre ran in the marathon and nearly avoided the explosion. His bandmates, including Donny Wahlberg settled the nerves of their fans.
But there was plenty of concern to go around from those outside Boston. Here is a round-up of artists who have tweeted their thoughts and/or prayers on the tragedy.
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident. — Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) April 15, 2013
THESE ARE THE MOMENTS. we band together. we don’t fear. we take care of each other. we don’t judge and we don’t yell. we HELP. we HELP. — Amanda Palmer (@amandapalmer) April 15, 2013
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the explosions in Boston. 😢 — P!nk (@Pink) April 15, 2013
Just heard about Boston Marathon. God I hope everyone’s ok… — Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding) April 15, 2013
Prayers for Boston — Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) April 15, 2013
Love to Boston… — Patrick Stump (@PatrickStump) April 15, 2013
Boston be strong. — Pete Wentz(@petewentz) April 15, 2013
All our prayers and love to everyone affected by the explosions in Boston today. Unbelievable :( — paramore (@paramore) April 15, 2013
Praying for all of those injured and affected by the Boston marathon explosions. Can’t believe it. So sad. — Hillary Scott (@HillaryScottLA) April 15, 2013
Boston, sending our thoughts and prayers… — The Band Perry (@thebandperry) April 15, 2013
Shaken… My thoughts and prayers are with the city of Boston and those affected by this tragedy. — Alicia Keys (@aliciakeys) April 15, 2013
Prayers go out to everyone in Boston right now! — Lee Brice (@leebrice) April 15, 2013
Sending prayers to the beautiful city of Boston! We are with you! Enviando oraciones a la bella ciudad de Boston! Estamos con ustedes! — Gloria Estefan (@GloriaEstefan) April 15, 2013
Boston oh my god. — Ingrid Michaelson (@ingridmusic) April 15, 2013
Sending you all my love Boston. All my love, and prayers. ❤ — tristanprettyman (@tprettyman) April 15, 2013
BOSTON, we are with you. — PIXIES (@PIXIES) April 15, 2013
Praying for Boston. — Chris Brown(@chrisbrown) April 15, 2013