Twitter was filled with a flood of congratulatory Tweets for Boston’s finest on Friday night, after they apprehended the 19-year-old suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing.
Celebs with deep connections to Boston and those without celebrated the capture and arrest of the suspect after an intense manhunt.
Maria Shriver (@mariashriver) wrote, “Boston did what it needed to do. Finished the race. As I said, no messing with Bean Town.”
Tom Bergeron (@Tom_Bergeron), who announced on Monday’s “Dancing with the Stars” that the show was carrying the city in their hearts during the broadcast (and said he has family in the city), wrote, “A lot of Boston cops and other authorities will be getting well deserved hugs and high fives tonight.”
Rosie O’Donnell Tweeted directly to the Boston Police, writing, “many thanks for all ur good work - well done.”
Here’s what more stars had to say.
Joe Mantegna @JoeMantegna: Big kudos to the law enforcement community in Boston! Attention all evil doers, you will always get caught!
Sophia Bush @SophiaBush: Crying. Yes to this. #MyHeartIsInBoston RT @geekgiant: Where’s the Kicktarter to buy all of Boston PD and Boston FD a nice frosty beer?
Rocky Carroll @RockyCOfficial: To the Boston P. D. and all the law enforcement involved…. Well Done !!
Hoda Kotb @hodakotb: Getting teary watching crowd cheer on Boston pd #jobwelldone
J.R. Martinez @iamjrmartinez: Big ups to #Boston PD & everyone involved in apprehending the second suspect.
Suzanne Somers @SuzanneSomers: God Bless Boston and God Bless America.
Tiesto @tiesto: I am impressed by how fast the US government caught those Boston Bombers! Well done!! #justice
Vince Neil @TheVinceNeil: NICE JOB BOSTON PD!! WELL DONE!!
Claire Coffee @clairecoffee: BOSTON POLICE YOU AMAZING. I feel absolutely horrible for the doctor who has to work on that monster’s gsw.
Ryan Seacrest @RyanSeacrest: Thank you BPD
Richard Marx @richardmarx: What an amazing, courageous and expert handling of a nightmare situation. Boston authorities were as pro as most media was not #bostonstrong
Alyssa Milano @Alyssa_Milano: I am so blown away by the police officers and all 1st responders in Boston. Awesome bravery. I salute you! #BostonStrong
Michelle Visage @michellevisage: Told ya Boston PD wasn’t gonna sleep til this bastard was caught! YOU GO BOYS IN BLUE!!!
Ron Perlman @perlmutations: What a stunning and tremendous effort put in by #Boston, and #America’s finest. Inspiring!
Jonathan Frakes @jonathansfrakes: Well done #Boston law enforcement
Hank Williams, Jr. @HankJr: Give thanks to all the law enforcement and other services who helped capture the suspects in #Boston. #America
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