Kim Kardashian Demands Actions As She Leads Celeb Tributes Following Florida School Shooting
Kim Kardashian West, Ellen DeGeneres and more celebs have spoken out following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Kim Kardashian West is one of many celebrities who have spoken out after at least 17 people were killed at a school shooting in Parkland, Florida on Valentine's day.
A 19-year-old former student has been arrested over the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, and now celebs including the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star are calling for tighter gun controls.
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Kim tweeted: "We owe it to our children and our teachers to keep them safe while at school. Prayers won’t do this: action will. Congress, please do your job and protect Americans from senseless gun violence.”
Ellen DeGeneres shared her consolations to the victims, writing: "No words, no actions, no laws are enough until we end this epidemic of school shootings in our country. My heart is with the students and parents of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School."
Reese Witherspoon has also demanded action, tweeting: "Heartbroken over the news of another school shooting. This is the 18th in 45 days of 2018. Students & teachers shouldn’t have to fear for their safety. We must do more to prevent these senseless acts of gun violence. My heart is w/ the people in Parkland, FL. Enough is enough."
These are just a few of countless stars who have spoken out following the tragedy, with Hailey Baldwin, Britney Spears, Madison Beer also taking to social media to pay tribute to the victims.
President Donald Trump also spoke out, writing: "My prayers and condolences to the families of the victims of the terrible Florida shooting. No child, teacher or anyone else should ever feel unsafe in an American school."
This is the 18th US shooting in 2018 so far, and the deadliest since 26 people were killed at Connecticut school Sandy Hook in 2012.
Our thoughts go out to the victims and their families.