Melissa Joan Hart says she helped students escape school shooting

Melissa Joan Hart, pictured in 2019, posted an emotional account of how Monday's school shooting in Nashville affected her family.  (Photo: Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

Melissa Joan Hart, pictured in 2019, posted an psychological account of how Monday’s faculty capturing in Nashville afflicted her family members. (Photograph: Taylor Hill/Getty Photographs)

Melissa Joan Hart shared her shut come across with victims of the Nashville elementary faculty capturing, which left 7 dead, together with the shooter, on Monday.

“My kids go to college appropriate next to a school the place there was a taking pictures now,” the actress very best known for her childhood roles in Clarissa Explains It All and Sabrina the Teenage Witch reported in a video clip posted to social media. “We moved below from Connecticut, wherever we were being in a university a little strategies down from Sandy Hook, so this is our 2nd experience with a university capturing with our youngsters currently being in close proximity.”

Hart and her partner, Mark Wilkerson, have a few sons: Mason, 17 Braydon 15 and 10-yr-outdated Tucker.

“The good news is, we are all Okay, but… my spouse and I were being on our way to college for conferences and — thankfully our young ones weren’t in right now — and we served a class of kindergartners throughout a fast paced freeway that were being climbing out of the woods. They have been striving to escape the shooter scenario at their faculty, so we helped all these small minimal youngsters cross the highway and get their teachers in excess of there. And we served a mom reunite with her children.”

The actress’s voice broke as she teared up.

“I never know what to say anymore,” Hart reported. “It is just… adequate is sufficient. And just pray, pray for the families.”

She pointed out in the caption that though she had filmed her video clip on Monday adhering to the taking pictures, she didn’t really feel cozy sharing until Tuesday. It was, she explained, just “too raw” to share then.

Melissa Joan Hart and husband Mark Wilkerson bring their sons to the premiere of Disney's

Melissa Joan Hart and partner Mark Wilkerson provide their sons to the premiere of Disney’s “Ralph Breaks The Internet” in Hollywood on Nov. 5, 2018. (Photo: VALERIE MACON/AFP by using Getty Illustrations or photos)

Hart promised that she would be using action, and she’s done so right before. Back in 2016, she joined other mom and dad, which include actress Julianne Moore in a protest in favor of gun control on New York’s Brooklyn Bridge.

She advised Glamour magazine in December 2020 that her loved ones experienced prepared to dwell a laid-back life style in the Tennessee capital.

“Nashville is the closest to a metropolis we’ve been in in a prolonged time,” she reported. “We really like to be out in the outskirts. The little ones like to be out in the woods and climbing trees and catching frogs. I grew up that way, so I want them to as perfectly.”

In addition to Hart, Music Metropolis is household to Mickey Guyton, Sheryl Crow and quite a few other familiar names, who’ve also experienced some thing to say about the upsetting celebration.