The world is still mourning and in complete shock over the mass shooting that took place at Pulse nightclub in Orlando Saturday night.
What marks the largest mass shooting in US history, has made a wound on every American. Orlando is not alone in this act of hate - we are all affected by this tragedy. We send nothing but our love and deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims.
Pulse nightclub is an LGBTI venue in Orlando, Florida. A final report of 49 people were pronounced dead and 53 injured in the tragic shooting.
Celebrities took to social media, while others used concert platforms to share their thoughts and reactions to the tragic shooting that took place in an environment that was filled with love and acceptance.
One of the many emotional tributes that was made was from Adele's concert in Antwerp, Belgium. At the beginning of her speech, she breaks down the tragedy that took place in Orlando. Not only did she dedicate her entire show to the victims of Orlando, she could barely hold it together talking about the incident.
"I would like to start tonight by dedicating this entire show to every body in Orlando at Pulse nightclub," she said as she struggled to hold back her tears.
"The LGBTQ community, they're like my soulmates since I was really young so I'm very moved by it."
The singer went on to say, "I don't know why I'm crying already because most of tonight is pretty miserable because my songs are f--ing miserable."
The 70th annual Tony Awards took place Sunday night in NYC, hosted by comedian James Corden. Corden began the show by making a tribute to all the victims of the Orlando shooting.
Corden mentioned a very true statement during his emotional speech: "Hate will never win".
Another touching and heartfelt tribute to the Orlando victims came in the acceptance speech of Hamilton's creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda. Miranda read a sonnet that he wrote to his wife, Vanessa Nadal. Unable to hold back his emotions when addressing the tragedy that took place earlier that morning, Miranda preaches, "And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love can not be killed or swept aside."
Author, J.K. Rowling, specifically felt more emotionally attached due to the findings that one of the victims of the shooting was an employee at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at the Orlando, Florida, Universal Studios theme park.
Rowling sent a touching tweet regarding the 22-year-old victim Luis Vielma.
If you want to help the victims and their families, there are ways to get involved here.