News of the horrific bombings at the world famous Boston Marathon today are just beginning to sink in.
Law enforcement officials have confirmed that 2 people were killed in the terror attack including a 8-year-old child. Over 100 were injured with several critical.
Everyone is shaken by this tragic incident including your favourite celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Rick Ross, Alicia Keys, Pitbull, Rihanna and more.
Read some of the reactions below.
Alicia Keys: Shaken… My thoughts and prayers are with the city of Boston and those affected by this tragedy.
Nicki Minaj: My heart goes out to everyone who woke up this morning to enjoy a peaceful marathon but were met w/senseless destruction. #GodBlessAmerica
Rick Ross: Prayers go to #Boston
Big Sean: Those bombs going off in Boston are devastating… The guy I was sitting next to on the plane said his friends were running in the marathon. That’s horrible that happened on a day like this, at an event like that. #prayersup
Miguel: Get well wishes to all those injured/effected by today’s marathonbombing
Ameriie: My heart hurts. #prayforboston
JoJo: Just got out of yoga and had a dozen text messages… My heartdropped. Please #PrayForBoston. My Home. My family and dearest friends.
Ciara: So Sad to hear about what has happened in Boston as I board my flight? this is truly unbelievable! Prayers to those lost and affected:( ?
Lil Wayne: Prayers for Boston
Skylar Grey: Horrible news about the Boston Marathon bombings… My thoughts and prayers are with those lost and injured.
Lil’ Kim: I just heard about the bombs at the Boston Marathon. What a horrific event. My thoughts and prayers are with those effected. #prayforboston
Common: Prayers up for the people in Boston!
Bridget Kelly: Thoughts and prayers to all those in Boston who were caught in or knew folks hurt by the explosions
Justin Timberlake: My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident.
Karmin: Prayers with the people of Boston and all the families contributing to the Boston Marathon- cant believe this could happen. We went to see the finish every year during the 7 years we lived there.
2 Chainz: Yooo prayers go out to Boston ,,,, explosion at a marathon is the last thing u think is gonna happen
Jay Sean: Man just seein this bombing in Boston. Hope my people out there are ok. So horrible. Sick minded people out there man. Crazy.
Machine Gun Kelly: Bombs in trash cans now…we’ve truly lost control of ourselves. Why the f would you take the lives of innocent people?
Keri Hilson: God be with Boston.
French Montana: My prayers go out to the victims in the Boston explosion! #PrayforBoston
Chris Brown: Praying for Boston.
Pitbull: My heart goes out 2 those lost in #boston we must enjoy every minute & appreciate every one bcuz we never know que dios los bendiga
Jordin Sparks: I don’t even know what to say. My heart just hurts for those involved in what happened in Boston. Praying for everyone…
Kim Kardashian: My heart is breaking for everyone effected or injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon. God bless you all! My prayers are with you!
Kelly Rowland: #PrayersForBoston
Azealia Banks: My heart and prayers go out to everyone in Boston right now. Life is so precious.
Bun B: Talked to my Boston people. They’re safe. But this sh– is cold y’all. Lot of people hurt out there. #PrayForBoston
Shontelle: 2 explosions at Boston Marathon today. Don’t even have words. Shame on you the culprits. Innocent ppl. I don’t understand :( #PrayForBoston
Miley Cyrus: Sending peace & many blessings to Boston ???
Ashanti: Please Pray For Boston. #BostonMarathon #PrayForBoston Myheart goes out to each & every victim.
Rihanna: Heartbreaking. #PRAY4BOSTON
Keyshia Cole: People are absolutely sick! I feel so bad this has happened! God Bless the innocent people hurt… God Bless
Marsha Ambrosius: Horrified!!! Praying for those affected by the tragedy in Boston!!!
Cassie: Too unreal, too sad #prayforboston
Brianna Perry: Lets come together as a nation and pray for everyone affected by today’s tragedy #PRAY4BOSTON