11/07/2012 05:00 pm ET

Celebrities Packing Heat On And Off Screen (PHOTOS)

Sometimes seeing really is believing. Last week Kim Kardashian stunned the Twitterverse by sharing pictures of her recent visit to a Miami gun range.

We must confess, we were unaware the Kardashians were such a sharp-shooting bunch -- back in September, Khloe also learned how to shoot a gun -- but perhaps there's a reason for that.

The reality star may have bodyguards, but perhaps she wants to be able to defend herself should the need arise.

And she isn't alone: Brad Pitt has similar safetey concerns. "America is a country founded on guns. It’s in our DNA. It’s very strange, but I feel better having a gun. I really do,” he shares in an interview with Live magazine. “I don’t feel safe, I don’t feel the house is completely safe, if I don’t have one hidden somewhere. That’s my thinking, right or wrong.”

Check out our roundup of gun-toting celebrities below:

Gun-Toting Celebrities