It was supposed to be a week of celebration and entertainment, instead, families and innocent lives were torn apart by the actions of one deranged individual. Stars of the film, The Dark Knight Rises have made statements expressing their horror and sorrows for the friends, family and victims of the horrific shooting in Aurora, Colorado.
“Words cannot express the horror that I feel,” Bale, who plays the caped crusader in the film, said in a statement. “I cannot begin to truly understand the pain and grief of the victims and their loved ones, but my heart goes out to them.”
“I would like to express our profound sorrow at the senseless tragedy that has befallen the entire Aurora community. I would not presume to know anything about the victims of the shooting but that they were there last night to watch a movie. I believe movies are one of the great American art forms and the shared experience of watching a story unfold on screen is an important and joyful pastime. The movie theatre is my home, and the idea that someone would violate that innocent and hopeful place in such an unbearably savage way is devastating to me. Nothing any of us can say could ever adequately express our feelings for the innocent victims of this appalling crime, but our thoughts are with them and their families.”
“My prayers and deepest sympathies are with the victims and their families of this horrific act.”
“My heart aches and breaks for the lives taken and altered by this unfathomably senseless act. I am at a loss for words how to express my sorrow. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.”
Again, our deepest condolences to those directly and indirectly affected by events of Friday.