Celebrities Offer Words Of Sympathy & Solidarity After Paris Attacks


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127 people have been confirmed dead, with at least 200 more injured, following a series of six attacks in Paris on Friday night. A countrywide state of emergency has been declared by President François Hollande, who referred to the events as an "act of war" and closed the country's borders, telling citizens it is "a terrible, terrible event that is upon us" in a brief televised statement.

President Obama has offered his support for France
during this tragedy, and buildings and monuments around the United States have been lit up in honor of lives tragically lost. Parisians have used the hashtag #PorteOuverte to offer shelter, while others have used it to send their prayers.

The unfolding scene has had a palpable impact on those in the public eye. Late Show host Stephen Colbert fought back tears as he spoke of the tragedy and celebrities, including Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and multiple members of the Kardashian/Jenner clan, have taken to social media to show their support for Paris.

Here, a sampling of their messages. #PrayForParis.

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