Today, the world lost Prince Rogers Nelson, the magnificent musician and artist known as Prince. Just days after being rushed to the hospital for a medical emergency, Prince was found dead in his Minnesota estate. He was 57. Celebrities have taken to social media to remember the musical icon and mourn the passing of a musical genius who brought us songs like “Purple Rain,” “When Doves Cry” and “Little Red Corvette“.
Ricky Martin offered a simple and heartbreaking tribute to Prince.
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As did Demi Lovato.
Omg….. RIP Prince…. 😨😔😢
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) April 21, 2016
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Mario Lopez made it clear how he felt about Prince’s body of work.
"Artist" & "Genius" are thrown around carelessly these days. Prince Rogers Nelson was an actual artist & a legit genius. I'm so sad#RIP
— Mario Lopez (@MarioLopezExtra) April 21, 2016
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Lin-Manuel Miranda offered his condolences in the form of some of Prince’s most famous lines.
We are gathered here today
2 get through this thing called Life…"
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) April 21, 2016
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Some, like pro boxer Sergio Mora, celebrated the life that impacted so many people.
Every tough guy I know loved listening to Prince in the gym.
— Sergio Mora (@TheLatinSnake_) April 21, 2016
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Actor Luis Guzman was in shock and disbelief over the sudden death of the 57-year-old legend.
Thank you PRINCE FOR YOUR GENIUS AND INSPIRATION I can't believe this RIP BROTHER pic.twitter.com/UGSjqWnN56
— Luis Guzman (@IamLuisGuzman) April 21, 2016
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Prince’s sudden death impacted musicians inspired by his greatness, like Prince Royce.
We lost a legend today. RIP PRINCE – He will live forever and continue to inspire through his awesome legacy
— Prince Royce (@PrinceRoyce) April 21, 2016
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Edward James Olmos understands the significance of Prince’s death in the totality of the world’s music.
Today the music has died again. My love to the family and friends of Prince. RIP. So say we all.!
— Edward James Olmos (@edwardjolmos) April 21, 2016
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Gina Rodriguez wants to remember Prince as the musical genius that made her dance.
So many emotions today. My heart dances in honor of a legend 🙌🏽 RIP Prince pic.twitter.com/foCI50UYhJ
— Gina Rodriguez (@HereIsGina) April 21, 2016
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And Eva Longoria said she’s missing the man that filled her childhood with incredible music.
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But Cypress Hill said it best. Rest in power, dear Prince.
— Cypress Hill ™ (@cypresshill) April 21, 2016
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You will be missed. 😔