Pop superstar Prince, who was widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive musicians of his era with hits including “Little Red Corvette,” ”Let’s Go Crazy” and “When Doves Cry,” was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according to his publicist.
Below, LGBTQ celebrities take to social media to express their sadness, shock, anger, and memories:
Prince was brilliant and larger than life. What a sad day.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) April 21, 2016
Prince was a true innovator and a singular artist. His music and influence will live on for generations. Rest in peace.
— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) April 21, 2016
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) April 21, 2016
THIS CAN NOT BE POSSIBLE!!!!!!! NO NO NO NO NO
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) April 21, 2016
So sad about @prince ….. You will be so missed.
— ADAM LAMBERT (@adamlambert) April 21, 2016
— Steve Grand (@SteveGrandMusic) April 21, 2016
I am really not right over this. RIP #Prince this is devastating.
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) April 21, 2016
“Never meant to cause you any sorrow never meant to cause you any pain I only wanted one time to see you laughing I… https://t.co/Rr0rhFm9af
— Sandra Bernhard (@SandraBernhard) April 21, 2016
JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND:
So sad about Prince. #RIPPrince
— Mx Viv (@mxjustinVbond) April 21, 2016
Weird times. So Young. #Prince.
— Marc Almond (@MarcAlmond) April 21, 2016