The co-hosts were clearly rattled by the horrific event as they opened their morning show program. "It's one of those days where there's so much bad news in the news," Ripa said, visibly emotional. "So, it's hard for us to come out and be uplifting, and our typical, bouncy Monday selves."
Seacrest also struggled with how he was feeling following the attack. "There are no words to describe the pain that these familes are going through, that have lost loved ones," he told viewers. "We think of all of you in this moment."
Over 50 people were killed on Sunday night after a gunman opened fire at the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival while Jason Aldean was performing.
"I mean, it's a concert," Seacrest continued, grabbing Ripa's arm. "This is a concert in Las Vegas. You go to these places and these shows to escape reality, to celebrate a date, a relationship, a birthday, and to think you have to be afraid to go to a concert at this day in age in our country, it's awful."