Celebs React On Twitter To The Passing Of An Icon: Singer Prince Dead at 57 Years Old

By Star Connor (s.connor@mstarsnews.com) | Apr 21, 2016 03:50 PM EDT
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This week has truly been filled with grief and shock! MStars News is sadden to report that the legendary icon, Prince has died. The 80s great was 57-years-old. Celebs and fans all over the world are breaking the Internet in shock and reacting to the passing of the singer.

Twitter has gone live with a lot of stars tweeting about the news.

LaToya Jackson, who lost her brother Michael Jackson back in 2009 posted a throwback photo of the Purple Rain star and wrote: "What a sad day today! Terribly sorry to hear that #Prince has passed! What an incredible talent we've lost! Another one going to soon!"

Spike Lee posted a snapshot of himself enjoying a moment with Prince and wrote: "I Miss My Brother. Prince Was A Funny Cat. Great Sense Of Humor."

A photo posted by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:18am PDT

This has been a rough week! Two celebrities within days of each other died. MStars News previously reported that former WWE star, Chyna was found dead inside of her apartment on Wednesday.

Earlier this year, Prince's former lover and protege, Denise Katrina Matthews aka Vanity died of kindney failure. She too was 57.

Prince had been battling the flu earlier this month. He was found dead at his Paisley Park home in Minnesota.

The singer's publicist, Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement: "It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57."

We know that a lot of you are taking this news hard. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the singer's family.

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