Taylor Swift, Met Gala 2016

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Taylor Swift has been noticeably silent on social media all week, but the Grammy winner has just taken to Instagram to speak about the Orlando mass shooting last weekend.

"As you bury your loved ones this week, please know that there are millions of us sending you love and our deepest sympathy in the face of this unthinkable and devastating tragedy," she wrote alongside a poster which showed all of the names of the victims of the horrific attack at Pulse nightclub.

This is Swift's first time speaking out about the incident and she joins a slew of other celebrities who have weighed in both at vigils around the country and on social media.

Lady Gaga attended a gathering in Los Angeles in front of the City Hall and the singer broke down in tears when addressing the crowd.

"I will not allow my anger and outrage over this attack to overshadow our need to honor those who are grieving truly for their lost ones," she told the hundreds of thousands of attendees.


"Lost members of the LGBT community, I hope you know that myself and so many are your allies. I can't help but feel that this level of hatred, like all prejudicial crimes, is an attack on humanity itself….Tonight, Orlando, we are united with you to remember."

For those who are interested in helping out the families of the victims, Equality Florida, the state's largest LGBT rights group, launched a GoFundMe campaign here.

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