Conrad Murray verdict: Stars react on Twitter

Dr. Conrad Murray listens as the jury returns with a guilty verdict in his involuntary manslaughter trial Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 in a Los Angeles courtroom . Murray was convicted Monday of involuntary manslaughter after a trial that painted him as a reckless caregiver who administered a lethal dose of a powerful anesthetic that killed the pop star. (AP Photo/Al Seib, Pool) Al Seib

Dr. Conrad Murray listens as the jury returns with a guilty verdict in his involuntary manslaughter trial Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 in a Los Angeles courtroom.
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(CBS) Following the news of the guilty verdict in Dr. Conrad Murray's involuntary manslaughter trial in the death of Michael Jackson, stars and members of the Jackson family weighed in on Twitter.

Some, like Eva Longoria, Alyssa Milano and Russell Simmons, tweeted links to news coverage. Others shared their own feelings on the verdict. Here are some of the reactions:

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"VICTORY!!!!!!" - Michael Jackson's sister, La Toya Jackson.

"Verdict is FINALLY IN!!! I'm on my way! I'm shaking uncontrollably!" and "Michael's spirit will be with us in the court room and he will make sure the right verdict is made." - La Toya Jackson, before the verdict was read.

"Guilty. Now what?" - Questlove

"Big question is will conrad murray serve time? Judge has 20 days to sentence him, and can give him up to 4 years in prison." - Ryan Seacrest.

"Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter. Thoughts?" - Giuliana Rancic.

"GUILTY! Justice for Michael Jackson. The jury has spoken. What do you think?" - Nick Cannon.

"Do you think this GUILTY #conradmurray verdict will bring closure? I hope Michael Jackson's soul can just get a rest..." - Holly Robinson Peete.

"Conrad Murray is guilty of killing Michael. Knew this two years ago. Glad it's now official. #MissingMJ" - Yvette Nicole Brown.

"Just heard conrad murray found guilty. Finally justice is served. Now let's see the sentencing. What do you think he should get?" - "Real Housewives" star Jill Zarin.

"Sooo many [thoughts], but mostly i am happy for MJ's fam and fans" - actress Jenna Dewan-Tatum.

"The karma kat got Conrad Murray...guilty! Greed is never worth a person's life." - "Millionaire Matchmaker" star Patti Stanger.

"This whole Conrad Murray thing has made me very anxious. Time to inject a little propofol and take a nap..." - actor Andy Milder.

"Murray's conviction is just a down payment for the family of Michael Jackson" - Rev. Al Sharpton.

"MICHAEL JACKSON YOU WILL FOREVER BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN... REST IN HEAVEN!! REST IN HEAVEN!! I hope the family has closure!! RIH!" - Tyrese Gibson.

"Listening to the #ConradMurray verdict on the radio while in route to the buckhead theater in Atl for the @twilight tour" - Nikki Reed.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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