Stars took to Twitter to share their reactions to news of thethat struck Moore, Okla., on Monday, but the tragedy hit close to home for a number of celebrities who hail from the Sooner State.
Carrie Underwood, who grew up in Checotah, Okla., is among those who spoke out. Other stars from Oklahoma who tweeted about the tragedy include Reba McEntire, Toby Keith, Blake Shelton (who shares a home there with wife Miranda Lambert), Olivia Munn, Alfre Woodard and Dr. Phil McGraw of "Dr. Phil."
Here's what they had to say:
Growing up in tornado alley, you always know what could happen...it doesn't change how devastating it is when something does happen. #pray-- Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) May 21, 2013
All my prayers go out to the folks in Oklahoma dealing with these tornados.Stay safe everyone!!!!-- Reba McEntire (@reba) May 20, 2013
This storm has devastated the community that I grew up in. I rode my bike through those neighborhoods. I have family... say.ly/Smz5RU2-- Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) May 21, 2013
Pray. That's all we an do. Pray for peace for Oklahoma.-- Miranda Lambert (@mirandalambert) May 20, 2013
Just landed in LA and hearing about all the tornados in Oklahoma right now... Get somewhere safe!!!-- Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) May 20, 2013
The devastation through my home state of Oklahoma is staggering. All of my prayers are w/the victims, especially all those little kids. XOX-- oliviamunn (@oliviamunn) May 21, 2013
Okla, where the folks will give U the shirt off their backs.Now it's our turn.-- Alfre Woodard (@AlfreWoodard) May 21, 2013
Life can change in an instant. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and first responders of the Oklahoma tragedy. #PrayForOklahoma-- Dr. Phil (@DrPhil) May 21, 2013