The violent riots at the Capitol Hill shocked not just the United states but the entire world and several Hollywood stars including Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Sacha Baron Cohen and many others are speaking out on social media. Selena Gomez calls out social media platforms for aggregating the riots at Capitol Hill
Disgusting.” “Disturbing.” “Violent.” These are just a few words being used by celebrities upon witnessing the storming of the Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021, while politicians were confirming the electoral vote. The pictures and video of the breach, which happened during a rally for President Trump, are shocking.
On Wednesday, thousands of supporters of President Donald Trump showed their anger over President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the election and swarmed the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. The protest took place at the time when members of the Congress were going through the process of counting and certifying the Electoral College votes. The violent attack resulted in at least four deaths.
‘Avengers’ actor Chris Evans twitter, “I am speechless.”
Sean Penn tweeted, ”Hell hath no fury like a narcissist scorned”
Mark Ruffalo shared the video of the protest and wrote, ” It’s all BS. Look now at the face of lawlessness, look at this willful ignorance, remember these people. They are the enemies of democracy”.
Popstar Pink says she is “ashamed” of the events that took place on Capitol Hill, wrote, “As a United States Citizen, and the daughter of two veterans, and the sister of another, I am ashamed of what is happening in Washington. Hypocrisy, shame, Embarrassment. Unpatriotic hypocritical sheep drinking poison Kool aid. This is a sad day for America.”
Ashton Kutcher tweeted, “Support the peaceful transition of power!!!!!!!! That’s being a patriot!”
Sacha Baron Cohen, urged Mark Zuckerberg to ban Trump. “Is that finally enough for you to act?! It’s time to ban Donald Trump from your platforms once and for all!” he tweeted.
“Unimaginable. Disgraceful. Shocking. But no surprise. So many to hold responsible. You know who you are. You dismissed the violent, divisive, cruel rhetoric. You made excuses. Cowards. He/you are not leaders. We will try to rebuild. You will try to live with yourselves” –Sarah Jessica Parker
“Imagine if this was our side. There would be rivers of our blood in the streets and not a single one of us would be armed. This has been allowed. #CoupAttempt.” –Mark Ruffalo
“Lock. Them. Up,” Meghan McCain tweeted. She later added, “This is domestic terrorism. Stop calling it protesting.”
“Accepting the results of a legitimate democratic election is patriotic. Refusing to do so and inciting violence is anti-American,” model Karlie Kloss — who’s married to the brother of President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner — wrote on Twitter. When a commenter told her to “tell your sister in law [Ivanka Trump] and brother [in] law,” she responded, “I’ve tried.”
“It is time for the leaders of this country to invoke the 25th Amendment. Isn’t it obvious? Today has made me sad with disbelief with what is happening in my country, a country that has inspired my songs of hope and love. … I am heartbroken and astounded that this narcissistic and dangerous president would put lives in danger and encourage violent sedition against our government. That man is no longer able to serve as President because he can’t accept defeat. Can we afford 2 more weeks? I say NO! … America, PLEASE put some respect on America’s name.” –Stevie Wonder
“This is horrific. This is Trumpism. This is beyond the pale.” –Sophia Bush