Stars React to Notre Dame Cathedral Fire in Paris, France


As news of the fire breaking out at the historic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France spread, celebrities reacted to the tragic sight.

According to CNN, the spire on top of the cathedral collapsed as the fire burned. The fire spread rapidly as firefighters began shooting water into the burning building.

“A terrible fire is underway at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,” Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said. “The fire brigade are trying to control the fire. We are mobilized locally in close connection with church authorities. I ask everyone to respect the security perimeter.”

No word on the cause of the fire has been revealed at this time. Celebrities such as Laura Dern, Idris Elba and Jennifer Beals, took to Twitter to share their feelings about the tragedy at Notre Dame.

1. Laura Dern

“I’m weeping. Our gift of light. Notre Dame on fire. My heart is breaking. My grandmother’s and mother’s heart home.”

2. Hillary Clinton

“My heart goes out to Paris. Notre Dame is a symbol of our ability as human beings to unite for a higher purpose—to build breathtaking spaces for worship that no one person could have built on their own. I wish France strength and shared purpose as they grieve and rebuild.”

3. Idris Elba

“I cannot believe what’s happening to Notre Dame.”

4. Josh Groban

“Watching the Notre-Dame fire with such sadness. Sending love to the people of France and hoping they get a handle on it soon. It has survived, and will survive.”

5. Mira Sorvino

“Oh non!!!! My favorite Cathedral in the world!!! 😥 A most holy place. The famed Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is on fire – CNN”

6. Maisie Williams

“Interrupting my birthday to express how much pain I’m in watching the Notre Dame fire unfold. Such an incredible building. I’m so sad”

7. Camila Cabello

“my heart is breaking seeing the fire at notre dame. I’ll never forget walking in the first time in Paris and being in awe of the beauty of it. 💔

8. Ron Perlman

“Oh my dear God… Notre Dame Cathedral In Paris On Fire”

9. Jennifer Beals

“We have lost one of the wonders of the world. Despite avoiding destruction by the Nazis, and centuries of various fires it’s razed by flames in 2019. I am devastated. My friend is gone.

10. Nancy Sinatra

“Beloved Notre Dame Cathedral. This spire is gone now. It’s like watching someone you love die.”