Hollywood’s heart was with Japan on Friday.
A 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit the coast of Japan triggering a 13 foot tsunami. With the death toll from the devastated island nation at 100 and rising, celebrities took to Twitter to offer words of comfort.
Kim Kardashian tweeted, “Just heard about the huge earthquake and tsunami in Japan. My prayers are with everyone in Japan.”
Added Selena Gomez, “Wow, I don’t even know what to say, Japan. I was just there and you were all so wonderful to me. I am sending all my love, prayers and support.”
When news hit that the threat of more deadly tidal waves extended to North America’s west coast, Real Housewives of New York City star Jill Zarin wrote, “Turn on the news. Earthquake in japan and tsunami heading toward hawaii and ca. So scary”.
Here are other stars who reached out via Twitter.
Taylor Swift: “I’m sending my thoughts and prayers and love to those in Japan who are hurting.”
P Diddy: “Oh man yall see this earthquake in japan??????!!!!! Let us pray!!!! God bless Japan!”
The View‘s Sherri Shepherd: “Praying for everyone in Japan. And praying that West coasters will be okay”.
Ryan Seacrest: Glued to TV watching this unreal earthquake footage out of Japan. Sending prayers to everyone affected. Unbelievable.”
Khloe Kardashian: “Wow my heart is breaking with every image I see. So sad! Praying hard!”
Bethenny Frankel: “I cannot believe we have another natural disaster in this world again. praying”
Glee‘s Lea Michele: “So devastating to hear about the huge earthquake and tsunami Japan. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone there”
Modern Family‘s Eric Stonestreet: “The news footage is unreal. I know America and Americans will do what we always do. Help. Thoughts and payers with the Japanese people.”
DWTS champ Derek Hough: “Incredible…I can’t believe my eyes…Everyone pray for them…Puts things into perspective. Wow!”
Vampire Diaries‘ Ian Somerhalder: “I’m so so so sorry Japan as well as everywhere and everyone effected by this horrific event. Speechless. Help is on the way”
Lenny Kravitz: “My heart goes out to Japan in this intense situation. Especially those who lost love ones. Respectfully, Lenny.”
Cash Warren: “Thoughts & prayers go 2 R fellow global citizens in Japan. dont wait until a disaster strikes 2 offer ur neighbor a helping hand…”
Adam Lambert: “My thoughts and energy are towards japan.”
Solange Knowles: “Thanking God for life right now. Praying for those who lost lives…This is truly tragic.”
David Chapelle: “#prayforjapan times like this we gotta stick together, real talk. God bless everyone affected by the earthquake & #tsunami”
Slash: “My thoughs & prayers go out to the people in Japan dealing w/the earthquake. Tsunamis & aftershocks. I hope the worst is over.”
Mandy Moore: “keeping japan in my thoughs and prayers after the devastating quake and requisite tsunamis.”
Melissa Joan Hart: “God protect those affected by the earthquake and tsunamis!”
John Stamos: “praying for japan”
Caroline Manzo: “Wishing Safety to all affected by Tsunami.”