Ryan Seacrest, Billy Ray Cyrus, and Eva Longoria were among the first to speak out about their feelings.
“Thinking about the families who were affected by this horrible incident in Colorado. My thoughts and prayers are with you all,” Seacrest said.
Eva Longoria tweeted, "My heart goes out to all the people affected in the Aurora, CO shooting. May God be with that town and their families..."
My heart goes out to all the people affected in the Aurora, CO shooting. May God be with that town and their families...— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) July 20, 2012
"Oh no ! Just woke up and turned on the news,” Billy Ray added. “Praying for victims. So sorry and sad."
Oh no ! Just woke up and turned on the news "14 dead 50 hurt in Batman movie shooting".Praying for victims. So sorry and sad.— Billy Ray Cyrus (@billyraycyrus) July 20, 2012
Other celebrity support is pouring in…
Horror director Eli Roth: “Thinking of everyone in Aurora. Too upsetting for words.”
Thinking of everyone in Aurora. Too upsetting for words.— Eli Roth (@eliroth) July 20, 2012
Katie Couric: "This shooting in Colorado is beyond horrific. Such upsetting news."
Couric went on to state that the incident marks “is largest mass shooting U.S. since Virginia Tech in 2007.”
Mark Ballas: "Just heard about the Denver shootings.. My prayers go out to all the families... "
Just heard about the Denver shootings.. My prayers go out to all the families...— Mark Ballas (@MarkBallas) July 20, 2012
Snooki: “My prayers go out to the victims and families of the Colorado theater shooting #justicewillbeserved”
Diego Boneta: “Very sad about what happened in #Aurora ... My prayers and condolences are with all the wounded and the families of the deceased.”
Ian Somerhalder: “My heart&those of many go out to the victims of #Aurora shooting last night.WHF is our world coming to?Pls,pls we must change.Seriously.”
Adam Shankman: “After prayers for the victims in #aurora, please spend as much time today counting your many many blessings. #lifeissoprecious.”