John Legend: “Completely horrible. Sending like to all of the family members of these whose lives have been taken. Our nation must reckon with the elevated threats being directed at our Asian-American brothers and sisters.”

Olivia Munn: “The violent assaults and murders towards Asians are nonetheless occurring. Please assist us. We want assist to be secure in our nation. #StopAsianHate. Please.”

Padma Lakshmi: “That is deeply, deeply unhappy. Trump on Fox *tonight* referred to COVID utilizing the racist slur ‘China virus.’ He beforehand known as it the ‘Kung Flu.’ Whereas he continues to unfold hatred towards Asian Individuals, individuals like this shooter are listening.”

Daniel Dae Kim: “The race of the particular person committing the crime issues lower than the easy incontrovertible fact that in the event you act with hate in your coronary heart, you might be a part of the issue. And to these with the facility to assist and but sit idly by, your silence is complicity. #StopAsianHate.”

Kendrick Sampson: “Praying for the family members of those that have been killed in Atlanta. Praying for anybody who has been/is being focused by white supremacist violence & particularly these are being focused as a result of they’re Asian. We have to coalition construct and stand in solidarity to finish this.”

Jeremy Lin: “That is sooo heartbreaking…praying for our world. To my Asian American household, please take time to grieve however know youre cherished, seen and IMPORTANT. We’ve to maintain standing up, talking out, rallying collectively and combating for change. We can’t lose hope!! #StopAsianHate #NOW.”

Bernice King: “My coronary heart goes out to the households and communities of the eight individuals murdered at metro-Atlanta spas. I’m deeply saddened that we reside in a nation and world permeated by hate and violence. I stand with Asian members of our World Home, who’re part of our international human household.”

Ethan Embry: “If all of us authorised the usage of graphic photos of our our bodies for American gun reform functions within the occasion we die from a gunshot wound, would the visible flood of horror assist? Like what they did to coach the harm of smoking. Us Individuals must be pressured to see the harm.”

Adam Richman: “I known as Atlanta house for seven years. My coronary heart goes out to the Asian group there tonight. END THIS SENSELESS VIOLENCE AGAINST THE ASIAN COMMUNITY NOW!”

Glennon Doyle: “My coronary heart is in Atlanta tonight. God bless these households. The rise in anti- Asian violence is infuriating and terrifying for thus many- together with my household. Heartbroken for these ladies, this group, my youngsters, this nation.”

Julián Castro: “My ideas are with the victims of immediately’s shootings in Atlanta and with their households. This bloodbath seems to be pushed by hate, significantly towards Asian Individuals. We should stand united towards this violent bigotry.”

Lulu Wang: “I do know these ladies. Those working themselves to the bone to ship their children to highschool, to ship a reimbursement house. In an excessive amount of ache to know what else to say so I will simply go away this right here.”

Roxane Gay: “That is horrible. And fully uncontrolled. It has been since this anti-Asian violence started. I’m so sorry for these lives misplaced and so many communities dwelling in concern.”