A horrific mudslide hit Montecito, California – just days after the shocking wildfires that devastated the state. With the neighborhood being a popular Hollywood hub, A-listers have spoken up about the destruction, claiming many homes have been destroyed, and the chaos is unimaginable. Click through RadarOnline.com’s gallery to learn more.
Since early Tuesday, Montecito has been overcome by massive mudslides that have now destroyed homes, taken lives, and caused incredible chaos.
At least five people have been pronounced dead, while many others have been reported missing.
Hundreds of homes have been completely covered by waves of mud, prompting authorities to evacuate people in the area.
Some celebrity residents have come forward to speak of the natural disaster. Ellen DeGeneres, for example, showed live footage of the mudslide by sharing with viewers what the area looked like outside their homes.
DeGeneres told her show viewers that she and wife Portia de Rossi got evacuated once again, just days after returning home after the holidays. They were also evacuated during the wild fires.
Oprah also said her property had been severe damaged by the mud.
Bella Thorne said she was so affected by the mudslide she couldn’t make it to her boyfriend’s concert! That comments caused actor Rob Lowe to bash the star, saying that type of response is exactly why people hate celebrities/Hollywood. “I’m sorry you were inconvenienced. We will try to move out our dead quicker,” he tweeted at the time.
Jeff Bridges shared on Twitter: “Our home has been severely damaged, but we are safe, and so thankful for that and for the first responders who are working tirelessly to save people. We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated.”
A local firefighter told The Ellen Show fans that as of now, authorities were simply trying to save whoever they could. As many people are still missing, the death toll is expected to rise.
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