Celebs react to Alton Sterling and Philando Castile shootings


The police shootings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, Minnesota have ignited a firestorm on social media. A number of high-profile celebrities with massive followings have reacted to the shootings of the two black men, both captured on amateur video and shared online.

Katy Perry, the most popular person in Twitter history with over 90 million followers, starts off this collection of celebrity responses:

Rihanna shared the following video of an outraged mother:

RIP Alton Sterling ? #howmanymore

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Kanye West tweeted out a direct link to the second video that emerged of Alton Sterling’s shooting.

D.L. Hughley broke down on CNN while trying to talk about it: