Actress Rachel Brosnahan expresses her sorrow over the mass shooting in Highland ParkIllinois on Monday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens.
The Emmy Award-winning star of The wonderful Mrs. Maiselwho grew up in the Chicago suburbs, said in a statement that she felt “sick” over the news of the tragedy.
“I grew up in Highland Park and this parade is a highlight of the year for so many families,” the star wrote in a tweet.
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“Every time this news comes out, it makes me sick to my stomach, but I don’t want a pit in your stomach when you call your family and friends to make sure everyone is okay with everyone. No words.”
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She shared a link to Everytown for Gun Safety in a subsequent tweet, writing: “Enough is enough is enough is enough is enough is enough is enough is enough is enough is enough.”
Singer Richard Marx, who also grew up in Highland Park, said he was “heartbroken.”
“I’m actively reaching out to check on the well-being of people I know there,” Marx wrote in a tweet.
“My heart has always been broken by these constant mass shootings wherever they take place, but today I am extra heartbroken. And extra angry at the futility.”
Director and actor Ken Olin, who starred in the TV drama thirty-somethingalso tweeted about the tragedy.
“My hometown. I used to go to this parade every year as a little boy,” Olin tweeted.
“My heart breaks for all the children in our country who will grow up fearful of celebrating with a multitude of happy people.”
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