When Doves Cry: Celebrities Mourn The Death Of Prince
Hearts are breaking all over the world today.
Posted April 21, 2016
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Pop icon and legendary musician, Prince was found dead at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning.
The news spread like wildfire on the Internet and sent the Twitterverse into an uproar. There was an outpouring of love from celebrities and fans alike:
"'A strong spirit transcends rules,' Prince once said—and nobody's spirit was stronger, bolder, or more creative." —President Obama
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 21, 2016
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) April 21, 2016
Sometimes it snows in April
— ErykahBadoula (@fatbellybella) April 21, 2016
— DJ SNAKE (@djsnake) April 21, 2016
As a DJ, This is WHY I play the music I play…because of days like this…to celebrate people while they are HERE. #Prince
— 9th Wonder (@9thwonder) April 21, 2016
— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) April 21, 2016
— La Toya Jackson (@latoyajackson) April 21, 2016
— Tichina Arnold (@TichinaArnold) April 21, 2016
— Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) April 21, 2016
— Kim Fields (@KimVFields) April 21, 2016
— Chaka Khan (@ChakaKhan) April 21, 2016
— Tionne T-Boz Watkins (@TheRealTBOZ) April 21, 2016
— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) April 21, 2016
My heart is broken. Prince man. One of the greatest. This one hurts like MJ.
— Steve Harvey (@IAmSteveHarvey) April 21, 2016
I'm Crushed!! UK news reporting Prince Is Dead?! For Real?! Massive Loss for us all! What a Genius! Speechless.
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) April 21, 2016
OMG… Heaven help us! Can it be true? Is #PRINCE really dead?
— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) April 21, 2016
This is what it sounds like when doves cry.. Prince R.I.P.
Condolences to his family & 2 us all
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) April 21, 2016
R. I. P to the King Prince thank u for inspiring me to be a Musician First and using this tool to heal people
— Wyclef Jean (@wyclef) April 21, 2016
My whole family is just devastated by this. My dad used to do prince covers back in the Day and I know every word to his songs…. This day 😫
— Ayesha Curry (@ayeshacurry) April 21, 2016
Rip Prince legend forever.🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿🙏🏿 pic.twitter.com/ZWBNdE0Kex
— Tony Yayo (@TonyYayo) April 21, 2016
I honestly thought Prince was immortal. I didn't think he did regular stuff like Die. Sad Fucking Day!!!!
— Charlamagne Tha God (@cthagod) April 21, 2016
I can’t believe it, I’m in total shock. So many wonderful memories,
I will miss him. #Prince
— Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) April 21, 2016
— Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) April 21, 2016
There are really no words to express what we have all lost today. To quote my friend Paress, “Music has lost its heart beat.” (pt 4)
— Jada Pinkett Smith (@jadapsmith) April 21, 2016
Thank you Prince for your music and friendship
Cant process a world without U pic.twitter.com/f12ugTBC2O
— Holly Robinson Peete (@hollyrpeete) April 21, 2016
— Misty Copeland (@mistyonpointe) April 22, 2016
Just landed in LA and heard about the death of #Prince.My kids grew up with his music.Our family mourns the loss of this genius of our times
— Deepak Chopra (@DeepakChopra) April 21, 2016
— Kermit the Frog (@KermitTheFrog) April 21, 2016
— Fergie (@Fergie) April 21, 2016
There will be many kings, queens, and princesses, but there will never be another Prince. pic.twitter.com/ofpli2nTVF
— Pharrell Williams (@Pharrell) April 22, 2016