Reactions by celebrities

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Canada

Masai Ujiri

N.B.: Mr. Ujiri is Nigerian, but is the General Manager of the Toronto Raptors
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masai_Ujiri

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/2014/05/07/nigeria_schoolgirl_kidnappi...

Czech Republic

Martina Navratilova

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martina_Navratilova
is said to have tweeted about it:
https://twitter.com/sharenao/status/462191493873430528
She has at least retweeted this:
https://twitter.com/commish24/status/460579462456041472

South Africa

Charlize Theron

Promoted #BringBackOurGirls at Dior fashion show 7 July 2014:
http://www.thestate.com/2014/07/07/3551612/theron-and-penn-electrify-par...

UK

Eddie Izzard

https://twitter.com/eddieizzard
Comedian
Twitted May 2nd:

200 girls still missing 2 weeks after being abducted. Keep this in the news & back #BringBackOurGirls...

+ a link to the change.org petition

Andi Osho

https://twitter.com/andiosho
Comedian
Has retweeted info on Manchester Vigil: https://twitter.com/RowenaSalmon/status/462922202699272192

Billy Bragg

https://twitter.com/billybragg
Folk singer & activist
Has retweeted info on Manchester Vigil: https://twitter.com/RowenaSalmon/status/462920389510037504

Caitlin Moran

https://twitter.com/caitlinmoran
She follows @BringGirlsBack on Twitter and retweeted some #BringBackOurGirls tweets.

Bonnie Greer

https://twitter.com/caitlinmoran
She follows @BBOG_Nigeria and is constantly tweeting about #BringBackOurGirls

Jane Garvey

https://twitter.com/janegarvey1
Part-time host of BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.
Retweeting lots of articles on the situation as well as tweets with info re:Manchester Vigil

https://twitter.com/nadiasawalha/status/464015310669250560

Julie Hesmondhalgh

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julie_Hesmondhalgh English actress.

On May 4th, she asked her followers to follow @BringGirlsBack :
https://twitter.com/juliehes/status/463067901122314240

Julie also attended the Manchester Vigil on Tuesday 6th May with her daughters, wearing red and speaking passionately about the situation.

Lauren Laverne

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lauren_Laverne
She follows @BringGirlsBack on Twitter.

Twitted May 2nd:

Just followed @BringGirlsBack. 243 schoolgirls abducted in #Nigeria. Let's make sure the media can't ignore the story. #BringBackOurGirls

This led to led to an increase of 1200+ followers in a few hours:
https://twitter.com/BringGirlsBack/status/462144049302880256

She said of the abductions: "It's just an unbearable situation."
https://twitter.com/BringGirlsBack/status/461931740437544961

Lauren continued supporting the effort, e.g.:
https://twitter.com/laurenlaverne/status/462144633410441216
https://twitter.com/laurenlaverne/status/464346818633932800

Lily Allen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Allen English singer/songwriter and actress

Did not comment on the abduction but posted a tweet with a picture of #BringBackOurGirls
https://twitter.com/lilyallen/status/462953241329033216
http://i.instagram.com/p/nk7Tv_qL2v/

Julie Graham

UK Actress
Involved anti domestic violence
https://twitter.com/realjuliegraham/status/464112792228741120

Susan Penhaligon

UK Actress
Commented on Twitter campaign:
"Heard on #r4today it was the Twitter campaign that launched the American/UK help to find abducted Nigerian girls. Twitter at its best."

Nadia Sawalha

UK TV presenter/author/chef/actress
Commented as a mother of girls a number of tweets
https://twitter.com/nadiasawalha/status/464015310669250560
https://twitter.com/nadiasawalha/status/464032113986396160

USA

Anne Hathaway

Report & photos via Twitter
https://twitter.com/yahoocelebuk/status/464714401325776896

Chris Brown

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Brown

Chris Brown tweeted:

Nigerian girls ages 16-18 were kidnapped from their schools in Nigeria 2 weeks ago when an armed terrorist group broke into their school, shot the guards & kidnapped over 200 girls because they attended school. Lend a voice by asking authorities to #BringBackOurGirls.

https://twitter.com/chrisbrown/status/461722773753061376
https://twitter.com/chrisbrown/status/461722774596104192
https://twitter.com/chrisbrown/status/461736874071961601

Ellen Degeneres

Joined Twitter campaign 8 May 2014.
https://twitter.com/theellenshow/status/464515720181600256

Angelina Jolie

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angelina_Jolie

Spoke during film promotion in Paris: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity-life/angelina-jolie-niger...

Lecrae

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lecrae American Christian hip hop artist.

Tweeted on the 2nd May:
"It's been two weeks since the kidnapping of 234 Nigerian girls and they still aren't home #bringbackourgirls "
https://twitter.com/lecrae/status/461905884742811648

Michelle Obama

First Lady of the United States of America
Joined twitter campaign 8 May 2014:
https://twitter.com/Independent/status/464385083710132224

Sean Penn

Promoted #BringBackOurGirls at Dior fashion show 7 July 2014.
http://www.thestate.com/2014/07/07/3551612/theron-and-penn-electrify-par...