Prince’s death at age 57 is rocking the entertainment world like few other events ever have.
Famous fans of the musician span generations, including movie stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Marlee Matlin, and Elijah Wood, as well as fellow music artists Wu Tang Clan, Lupe Fiasco, and Justin Timberlake.
They flocked to social media to share their memories, pain, stories, and admiration.
Prince’s body was found at his Paisley Park estate in suburban Minneapolis on Thursday, after police responded to a call regarding a death. The cause of death is unknown at this time, though a representative for Prince previously said he “has been fighting the flu for several weeks.”
See what entertainers and Prince’s fans are saying about his sudden death below:
Prince and Michael were the only artists I actually followed around the world to see their stellar performances live.
— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) April 21, 2016
Numb. Stunned. This can’t be real.
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) April 21, 2016
Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 21, 2016
I was so busy an hour ago and now I…. Prince was so kind to me once. He was so kind. He was so talented. He was everything. A Legend.
— Gabby SidiBae (@GabbySidibe) April 21, 2016
Can’t even process this. There will never be another. Thank you for everything, Prince Rogers Nelson.
— Elijah Wood (@elijahwood) 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….. RIP Prince…. ????????????
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) April 21, 2016
In Minneapolis right now…and it’s raining…
— Lupe Fiasco (@LupeFiasco) April 21, 2016
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