Baltimore Erupts in Riots: Hollywood Reacts

Riots broke out in Baltimore on Monday following Freddie Gray's April 19 death from a spinal cord injury suffered while in police custody. 

The riots have left 15 police officers injured, with Baltimore City Public Schools set to be closed Tuesday and a city-wide curfew in effect for the next week. Maryland's governor has declared a state of emergency. 

Here is how several Hollywood figures are reacting.


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This won't reach everyone but it may reach a few. Destroying the city isn't the answer. I know what it's like to be down and frustrated...

—Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 28, 2015

But chaos won't get you heard. We need to honor the Gray family's wishes, end the violence and see real leaders emerge...

—Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 28, 2015

Ain't preachin' here, just sending word. #Baltimore

—Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 28, 2015

What's going on in Baltimore is honestly hurting my heart!!!! I'm praying for the city in a whole....I promote Peace not War!!!!

—Kevin Hart (@KevinHart4real) April 28, 2015

Nobody wins in Baltimore tonight. My heart is broken watching the news in Singapore right now. #prayersforbaltimore

—Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) April 28, 2015

One way to look at what is happening in Baltimore. Replace “Iraq” with “Vietnam” and it still works. pic.twitter.com/QqutMBIiyw

—Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) April 28, 2015
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Wow, 15 policemen hurt in Baltimore, some badly! Where is the National Guard. Police must get tough, and fast! Thugs must be stopped.

—Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 28, 2015

The media isn't the problem in Baltimore. It's the ABJECT LACK OF LEADERSHIP. The media isn't the problem here. #BaltimoreRiots

—Montel Williams (@Montel_Williams) April 28, 2015

Nonviolence as Compliance in Baltimore http://t.co/f7DXqaqTeD

—John Legend (@johnlegend) April 28, 2015

Prayers of peace for Baltimore. My heart is with you.

—Zendaya (@Zendaya) April 28, 2015

I'm embarrassed for Baltimore right now!!!

—Tony Siragusa (@TonySiragusa) April 28, 2015

Praying for peace in Baltimore

—Trey Songz (@TreySongz) April 28, 2015

Baltimore. These are not protestors. These are criminals disrespectful of the wishes of the family and people of good will.

—Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) April 27, 2015

What would have been a great display of rage would have been going to the DOJ and demanding a meeting with Loretta Lynch on her 1st day.

—Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) April 27, 2015

They set those kids up! RT @SarahPinsker: Mondawmin teacher asked for this to be shared. Pass it along. #Baltimore pic.twitter.com/7PpAJpTuuI

—Kali Hawk (@KaliHawk) April 28, 2015

Prayers for Baltimore...

—Rev Run (@RevRunWisdom) April 28, 2015

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