History in ashes: Celebs react to Notre Dame fire

Published: April 16, 2019
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As the news of a fire at the Notre Dame broke out, celebrities like Idris Elba, Maisie Williams, Cher, Dua Lipa Rishi Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor among many others took to social media to express sorrow on seeing the iconic cathedral in flames.

Firefighter douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. - A major fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky, the fire service said. The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year, where renovations are currently underway. PHOTO: AFP

Firefighter douse flames billowing from the roof at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris on April 15, 2019. – A major fire broke out at the landmark Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris sending flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the sky, the fire service said. The flames and smoke plumed from the spire and roof of the gothic cathedral, visited by millions of people a year, where renovations are currently underway. PHOTO: AFP

A devastating fire that engulfed the Notre Dame, the 850-year-old Unesco world heritage landmark in Paris, was brought under control on Tuesday morning, while the Cathedral’s main structure as well as its two towers has been saved.

Here’s what the celebrities have tweeted:

Idris Elba:

Sophia Bush:

Dua Lipa:

Maisie Williams:

Cher:

Camila Cabello:

Rishi Kapoor: 

Arjun Kapoor: 

 

Swara Bhasker: 

 

The fire began at around 6.30 p.m., on Monday and quickly caused the collapse of the Cathedral’s spectacular Gothic spire and the destruction of its roof structure, which dated back to the 13th century.

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