Following a level 8.9 earthquake in northern Japan today, areas around that country are in danger, as a tsunami sweeps through the Pacific Ocean.
With victims piling up, a few celebrities have been caught in the wake of the natural disaster – Jimmy Kimmel was evacuated from a small island in French Polynesia, while Taylor Lautner and Kristen Stewart were also evacuated from a beach in Vancouver – and others have Tweeted out thoughts/prayers.
Lea Michele: “So devastating to hear about the huge earthquake & tsunami [in] Japan. My thoughts and prayers are with everyone there.”
Amber Riley: “Omg my heart goes out to Japan,” she Tweeted. “I pray this devastation stops.”
Lindsay Lohan: “My mommy just woke my sister and i [sic] up to this! god [sic] bless those that are in fear.”
Paris Hilton: “The images on the news are breaking my heart. I am so worried for everyone in Japan. My thoughts are with you Japan. God bless you all.”
Alyssa Milano: “Prayers. Japan quake’s 8.9 magnitude makes it the 5th-strongest in the world since 1900.”
Taylor Swift: “I’m sending my thoughts and prayers and love to those in Japan who are hurting.”
Anderson Cooper: “Watching japan quake coverage on cnn right now. Terrible”
Kim Kardashian: “Just heard about the huge earthquake and tsunami in Japan. My prayers are with everyone in Japan!”
THG, of course, also sends along our thoughts and encourages readers to donate to The Red Cross.