Celebrities React With Anguish To Death Of Prince at 57
“Numb. Stunned. This can’t be real.” – Justin Timberlake.
“R.I.P PRINCE, another icon gone to soon.” – Shaquille O’Neal.
“Lots of guitars gently weeping today #Prince #RIP.” – Kevin Bacon.
“Running out of living musical heroes, those we measure everything against, emulate, know we won’t surpass but inspire us to try. #prince.” – Carrie Brownstein.
Dang it… Truly hate hearing we lost Prince. Sad day….” – Blake Shelton.
“Rest in power, Prince.” – Russell Simmons.
“This is what it sounds like when doves cry … Prince R.I.P. Condolences to his family & 2 us all.” – Whoopi Goldberg.
“And just like that…the world lost a lot of magic Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much.” – Katy Perry.
“What a sad day today! Terribly sorry to hear that #Prince has passed! What an incredible talent.” – La Toya Jackson.
“Oh My God! The musical genius of my generation has gone on to glory. Heaven has a new musical director with #Prince.” – Star Jones.
“#Prince So much LOVE. Thank you, thank you, thank you. My heart is heavy. #RIPPrince.” – Arthel Neville.
“No matter what he asked us to call him, Prince was a force. Genius in the studio. Brilliant onstage. And a 4-star movie. #PurpleRain.” – Richard Roeper.
I am stunned to hear about #Prince, a huge part of my record collection and the sound of my 20s. A rare kinda brilliance. RIP.” – Eric McCormack.
“MTV is heartbroken and in utter disbelief at the news that the world has lost Prince Rogers Nelson so suddenly and so before his time. Prince was a once-in-a-lifetime artist who transcended every medium and genre he touched and created music with a passion and individuality that inspired multiple generations.” – Statement from MTV.
“PRINCE, sad to say, has passed on!!! He was a Giant. My deep condolences go out to his family, friends and fans. – Gene Simmons.
“Now Prince? No no no.. RIP You genius x.” – Robbie Williams.
“I Miss My Brother. Prince Was A Funny Cat. Great Sense Of Humor.” – Spike Lee.
“Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.” – Ellen DeGeneres.
“RIP to one the greatest to ever hit the stage #Prince. We are all going to cry purple tears today. #Legend.” – Tito Jackson.