Philippine stars have voiced out their reactions on the tragic mass shooting that happened in a gay nightclub in Orlando a few days ago.
Around 50 people were killed and 50 more were injured from that unfortunate event. Netizens and celebrities have used their social media accounts to show grief and promote love instead of hate.
Karen Davila tweeted a photo of a closed fist with rainbow colors with the caption: “TERRIFYING. 50 dead, 53 injured in worst mass shooting in US history. The world we live in.”
Out Youtube sensation Sebastian Castro reposted a photo of the heartbreaking “last words eddie justice sent before his life was taken…”
He also reminded his followers to “don't forget to tell your loved ones just how much they mean. there's no better time than now.”
TV Personality John ‘Sweet’ Lapus shared a video on his Instagram account. He is asking for “Prayers for the #LGBTCommunity in Orlando, Florida. Prayers also to the family of the 50 LGBT members/supporters who died (Pulse Club) at the worst shootout in US history.”
Singer, actor, and teacher Jim Paredes is puzzled why “the US can allow CRAZY evil people to purchase guns.”
Bianca Gonzales shares a photo of a protester holding a sign with the message: “WHY WOULD YOU RATHER SEE 2 MEN HOLDING GUNS THAN HOLDING HANDS.” She added the hashtags #EqualityMeansEveryone #LoveisLove #Pride2016 on the caption.
Voice coach Lea Salonga is left “speechless” after hearing the news. The singer is devastated from this event and she sends hugs to all her “friends celebrating #PrideWeekend.”
Aiza Seguerra sends a message for equal treatment on the LGBT community. The singer/actress shared, “Sana huwag ninyong kalimutan na ang LGBT ay mga tao rin.” (I hope you don’t forget that the LGBT are human as well.)
Lastly, Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach stresses that “the world is in need of unity and change.” She added, “It's 2016, there's no room for hate anymore.”
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