Today on Twitter several celebrities weighed in on yesterday's (April 15) Boston Marathon bombing, while the rest were preoccupied with other important business.

Cher, who thought we needed a hug - and we definitely did:


'Sons of Anarchy' star
Ron Perlman also chimed in, taking aim at those who point the finger at government in the wake of such events:

Also offering condolences was Melissa Joan Hart of 'Melissa & Joey,' who echoed the sentiments of many:

Meanwhile, acclaimed author and national treasure Joyce Carol Oates took a more intellectually rigorous response, dissecting the nature of terrorism:

It's unclear whether Paris Hilton was referring to the bombing when she tweeted this platitude, but it was a good effort. Unfortunately, this is the most retweeted item on our list today:

But not everyone was still focused on the horrific. Snooki, for instance, was playing maid:

And lastly, original 'America's Next Top Model' winner Adrianne Curry was dealing with a problem of her own: