It’s a blast to write for a blog like Remote Control and report on the pranks and parties that keep our MTV show audiences addicted. Once in awhile, though, something so tragic happens that even we–the inhabitants of entertainment’s safe little bubble–can’t just proceed with business as usual. After last night’s devastating massacre in Aurora, Colorado–in which at least a dozen “Dark Knight Rises” movie-goers were killed and many more injured–we were struck by how fleeting life can be.
While the crime was an absolute atrocity, it was heartening to see some of our MTV talent reach out to the town residents whose lives were turned upside-down and share their support and well-wishes. From the ”Jersey Shore” to ”The Hills,” and from an ”Awkward” guidance counselor to a badass “Challenge” BMX rider, our shows’ cast members let everyone affected know they were with them, and here is some of what they had to say:
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