Pop artists are reacting on Twitter to the devastating news of two bomb explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, with reports of two deaths and dozens of injuries following the blasts. Included in the celebrity responses were reactions of Mika, who had been at that very location on Sunday, and marathon runner Ellie Goulding.
Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): My heart goes out to all the victims of the explosion at the finish line. #bostonmarathon
Ayla Brown (@AylaBrown): Holy crap. #PrayersForBoston OMG
Blake Lewis (@BlakeLewis): Sending all my love and positivity to the people in The Boston Marathon bombing. This is just ridiculous.
P!nk (@Pink): Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the explosions in Boston.
Ellie Goulding (@elliegoulding): Just heard about Boston Marathon. God I hope everyone’s ok… Awesome show in Helsinki but I couldn’t stop thinking about what happened in Boston. Fu**, why. Once again, anger and sadness
Bridgit Mendler (@bridgitmendler): Praying for those at the boson marathon today
Ingrid Michaelson (@ingridmusic): Boston oh my god.
Kate Voegele (@katevoegele): Thoughts and prayers are with Boston right now. So scary. #bostonmarathon
Backstreet Boys (@backstreetboys): We’re sending our thoughts and prayers to everyone in Boston today #PrayForBoston
Shane Harper (@TheShaneHarper): so sad… #prayingforBoston
Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow): I am just sickened to hear about the news in #Boston. My heart and prayers go out to everyone affected by this tragedy.
Drew Seeley (@drewseeley): God bless everyone affected by the Boston marathon bombs today. I’m just sick to my stomach. Just why?! I want to have faith in mankind.
Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan): Sending prayers to everyone who was/is at the #bostonmarathon
Brian Mcfadden (@BrianMcFadden): lots of innocent decent people running the Boston marathon and lots for charity…. an understandable target? Fu**ing crazy sick bastards. Your bomb sends us all a clear message… you are cowards.
Jared Evan (@JaredEvan): I was just in Boston. The fact that this can happen unexpectedly is scary. What the fuck. Pray for those.
Rachael Yamagata (@rachaelyamagata): Love to Boston….
tristanprettyman (@tprettyman): Sending you all my love Boston. All my love, and prayers.
Kevin Jonas (@kevinjonas): Prayers go out to everyone in Boston. We all love you and we are praying for you
Nadine Coyle (@NadineCoyleNow): Life is so precious. I love you! Tell someone you love how much. Who knows when we will just have to say it to the sky hoping they hear. Xx