Stars take to Twitter after George Zimmerman verdict 

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  • People gather at a rally honoring Trayvon Martin with his photo standing (R) while being held by a man at Union Square in Manhattan on July 14, 2013 in New York City. George Zimmerman was acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of Martin July 13 and many protesters questioned the verdict.

News that Trayvon Martin's killer, George Zimmerman, was found not guilty in the Florida murder trial Saturday prompted protests and demonstrations nationwide, and also got celebrities fired up on Twitter.

Chris Rock: "So the police tell you to do something you ignore them somebody ends up dead . Isn't that in itself a crime."

Steve Harvey: "A Child is Dead & The Man that Killed Him is Free & Again The Child is Black...My Country Tis of Thee?"

Albert Brooks: "Now that Zimmerman is free he should take the name Dylan back."

Judd Apatow: "He will wind up in jail soon anyway when he tries to get his memorabilia and Jersey's back."

Miley Cyrus: "I feel sick. #RipTrayvonMartin"

Evan Rachel Wood: "It was amazing to see all those pro-life supporters at the Zimmerman trial standing up for Trayvon Martin, wasnt it?"

Lena Dunham: "No. My heart is with Sybrina Fulton, Rachel Jeantel, everyone who loved Trayvon and has been sent the message that his life didn't matter."

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QUICK TAKES

Whoa, that was fast: Kaley Cuoco and Henry Cavill have already split up after going public a week ago.

A photographer called Suri Cruise a "little brat" when she and mom Katie Holmes tried to avoid a throng of paparazzi.

Johnny Depp wants to buy Wounded Knee and return it to the Native Americans.

Lester Chambers from the Chambers Brothers was allegedly assaulted on stage by an audience member after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin.

Jenny McCarthy is dating Donnie Wahlberg of New Kids on the Block fame.

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Actor Jim Rash ("Community") is 43.

TV host Adam Savage ("MythBusters") is 46.

Actor Forest Whitaker ("Ghost Dog") is 52.

Drummer Marky Ramone of the Ramones is 57.

Actor Terry O'Quinn ("666 Park Avenue") is 61.

Pundit Arianna Huffington is 63.

Singer Linda Ronstadt is 67.

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