Celebs Blame Republicans for Santa Fe School Shooting: ‘Go F**k Yourselves’
Celebs Blame Republicans for Santa Fe School Shooting: ‘Go F**k Yourselves’ by AWR Hawkins
Within hours of the of the Santa Fe, Texas, high school shooting celebrities took to Twitter going at the NRA, demanding more gun control, and mocking condolences of prayer.
For example, when President Trump tweeted condolences based on the limited information available on the shooting at the time, Kathy Griffin responded by tweeting, “Go f*ck yourself.”
One minute later she tweeted:
We can’t back down no matter what. The NRA has won in the past because we always move on with our daily lives and they don’t – they focus on their agenda.
Fuck The NRA https://t.co/emxIXfjwcy
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) May 18, 2018
Judd Apatow responded to President Trump by claiming the NRA owns him:
The NRA owns you. You don’t take simple, logical steps to save lives because you want their money. You are an evil man. https://t.co/airgonfJto
— Judd Apatow (@JuddApatow) May 18, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence tweeted his condolences, pledging his own prayers and “the prayers of the American people.”
Michael Ian Black responded to Pence:
Go fuuuuuuuuuuuck yourself. https://t.co/MnbSxU6OEo
— Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) May 18, 2018
Gun control activist and actress Alyssa Milano said, “The gun lobby and gun manufacturers value profit over lives.”
More dead children.
WE CAN’T CONTINUE THIS MADNESS! WE ARE DONE!
We’re done with your—“the @NRA didn’t pull the trigger”—spin. We are done with your pity, thoughts and prayers.
You flooded America with guns.
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) May 18, 2018
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his wife Heidi responded quickly to news of the shooting by making clear they were praying for all the students and first responders at Santa Fe High School they were met with a flurry of celebrity indignation.