Japan was rocked with an enormous 8.9 level earthquake on the Richter scale while most in the United States were sleeping. It occurred just after 1AM EST time. It was, of course, followed up by an enormous tsunami wave. Celebrities took to their Twitter accounts late last night and earlier today to give their prayers and thoughts with the Japanese as hundreds have reportedly been casualities of the history-making tsunami.
Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who is currently vacationing on the French Polynesian in the Pacific Ocean — which was also rocked by tsunami caused by the earthquake — posted the following Tweets on Twitter today: “Suddenly, relaxing on an island in the South Pacific isn’t so relaxing anymore. Good thing I brought my aqua stilts.” He added, “I am on an island in French Polynesia, glued to CNN.” Kimmel’s show is currently airing repeats on ABC this week.
American Idol runner-up Adam Lambert posted the following: “My thoughts and energy are towards Japan.” Reality television star Kim Kardashian posted this: “Just heard about the huge earthquake and tsunami in Japan. My prayers are with everyone in Japan!”
American Idol host Ryan Seacrest posted the following: “Glued to TV watching this unreal earthquake footage out of Japan. Sending prayers to everyone affected. Unbelievable.”
Hit country singer Taylor Swift had this to say: “I’m sending my thoughts and prayers and love to those in Japan who are hurting..” Katy Perry, currently on tour, posted the following: “My prayers go out to anyone that is being effected by the disaster in Japan… #prayforjapan“
Lindsay Lohan posted the following to her followers: “My mommy just woke my sister and i up to this! god bless those that are in fear.” Paris Hilton also had this to say: “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.”