ByKristin Lai, writer at
MP Staff Writer, cinephile and resident Slytherclaw // UCLA Alumna // Follow me on Twitter: kristin_lai
Kristin Lai

Today we sadly learned of the death of Prince Rogers Nelson, one of the most iconic and influential names in music. According to his publicist Yvette Noel-Schure, he passed away at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota.

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Known for his transcendental creative output and collaborative works throughout his four-decade career, Prince touched the world and the lives of the biggest names in entertainment.

Artists from around the world have taken to social media to mourn the loss of this massive talent and, in some cases, share their personal memories.

Samuel L. Jackson

Kevin Smith

James Gunn

Chaka Khan

Spike Lee

Russell Crowe

Laverne Cox

Zooey Deschanel

Norman Reedus

Dwayne Johnson

Lin-Manual Miranda

Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Katy Perry

Miles Teller

Elijah Wood

Ice T

Mario Lopez

Shaquille O'Neal

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Billy Idol

Rosario Dawson

Michelle Williams

Paul Feig

M. Night Shyamalan

Gabourey Sidibe

Keith Urban

Patricia Arquette

Ellen DeGeneres

Morris Day

Boy George

Kathy Griffin

Joel McHale

Piers Morgan

James Franco

Reverend Al Sharpton

Edward James Olmos

Whoopi Goldberg

Justin Timberlake

Josh Gad

Alyssa Milano

Ansel Elgort

Carrie Brownstein

Chris Rock

We offer our deepest condolences to all those affected by this terrible tragedy.

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