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Some famous residents of Southern California’s Santa Barbara County are speaking out in the midst of mudslides that have killed at least 17 people and left others missing.
Weeks after fires devastated the area, floodwaters and mudslides have destroyed homes and officials said.
She said she and her wife, Portia de Rossi, had to evacuate their home on Sunday, just 10 days after returning from a previous evacuation for wildfires.
DeGeneres tweeted the video of her remarks on Thursday. but I consider Montecito my home,” she said. “I live there, Oprah lives there. It’s not just a wealth community. It’s filled with a lot of different types of people from all backgrounds.”
“There are people who are missing family members. They’re finding people and bodies,” she later added, at times pausing to take a breath. “You hear the word mudslides and you have no idea the impact that it has. But after the largest fire in California history, it’s catastrophic, it’s beyond recognizable.”
DeGeneres Facetimed with her neighbor Oprah Winfrey, who earlier this week shared images of the destruction near her home.
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Actor Jeff Bridges tweeted that he and his family were affected.
“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,” he said. “We are heartbroken over the loss of lives in our community. Your prayers and best wishes are most appreciated.”