Celebrities condemn Nice attack and pay tribute to victims

Sharing support on social media

pray for nice

by Cate Sutherland |
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News of the horrific attack in Nice last night is starting to sink in for everyone.

Stars from around the world are sharing their thoughts and prayers on social media using the handles #PrayForNice and #NiceAttack.

A few hours after the attack, the French President tweeted this message:

Francois Hollande -

"La France est éplorée, affligée, mais elle est forte et le sera toujours plus que les fanatiques qui veulent aujourd’hui la frapper. #Nice"

Which translates to:

"France is sad and in tears, but she is strong and will always be stronger than the fanatics who want to hit her today."

In the UK, new Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was one of the first to respond.

Boris John Johnson -

"Shocked and saddened by the appalling events in Nice, and the terrible loss of life."

Other celebrities are voicing their condolences and solidarity with the French people.

Simon Cowell -

"Just heard the terrible news from Nice. I am shocked. My thoughts and prayers to all affected."

Kim Kardashian -

"Finally home & seeing the news. My heart goes out to everyone in Nice. Lots of prayers being sent your way. God the world needs you"

Khloe Kardashian –

"My heart breaks with every tragedy it's awful! My thoughts and prayers are with u all #PrayForNice #PrayForTheWorld #PrayForHumanity"

David Walliams -

"Sad to switch on the TV this morning and see the cowardly SCUM have it France again today.!!!#PrayForNice"

Lady Gaga -

"I am praying for you France. When u open your eyes and see chaos, we will close our eyes and see harmony. We are with you."

Rihanna took to Instagram to share her condolences and inform fans that tonight’s concert in Nice is cancelled.

Other celebs have expressed their sadness on Instagram:

Ferne McCann -

Billie Faiers -

Katie Price -

Katie Piper -

Imogen Thomas -

Kimberley Walsh -

Vicky Pattison –

Holly Willoughby -

Our thoughts and prayers are with the French people this morning. Share your condolences and show solidarity with France by using #PrayForNice and #NiceAttack.

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