Celebrities pay tribute to Michael Jackson, a Virgo, via Twitter.
John Mayer: I truly hope he is memorialized as the ‘83 moonwalking, MTV owning, mesmerizing, unstoppable, invincible Michael Jackson. // I think we’ll mourn his loss as well as the loss of ourselves as children listening to Thriller on the record player. // Dazed in the studio. A major strand of our cultural DNA has left us. RIP MJ.
Sasha Grey: The news coverage of Michael Jackson’s death is like the Buckwheat death skit on snl in the 80’s…so sad.
Greg Grunberg: Terrible news about Farrah Fawcett and Michael Jackson AND Ed McMahon… they will be missed by all.
John Hodgman: Mourning McMahon, Fawcett, & Jackson w/ Amy Sedaris, Kate Mulgrew, and Jenna Srern in the weird empty townhouse they are storing us in.
Jane Fonda: I am stunned. My friend, Michael Jackson is dead. He lived with me for a week on “Golden Pond” set after “Thriller.”
Ashton Kutcher: Now the ap confirms aswell. Rip Sending love and light to family and friend but especially his kids. // I plea to the public to refuse to consume media that does not respect the anonymity of Michaels children.
P. Diddy: Michael Jackson showed me that you can actually see the beat. He made the music come to life!! He made me believe in magic. I will miss him!
John August: 1. Quick Funerals. 2. Only one week of magazine coverage. 3. Zone of privacy around kids, who are no longer public figures. #michaeljackson // I propose some national pop culture agreement that lets us appropriately acknowledge dead celebs without canonization.
Levar Burton: Like it or not we are all witnesses to history unfolding. At the least let us offer prayers for all souls leaving as well as those staying!
Billy Bush: What an awful day…trying hard to verify reports. I was last person to have MJ on camera, calling my sources. This is unreal
Lindsay Lohan: NO OMG // sending my love and prayers out to Michael and his family
Marlon Wayans: My prayers, my love, my heart goes out to michael jackson and the entire jackson family. I pray so hard for them. I’m crushed! Please pray.
Pete Wentz: Prayers and thoughts with michael jackson // I have never felt this before in my life. I could measure my childhood 2 now on an mj growth chart. if this is true. Rip. The last legend. // Can we all bow our heads. STOP wht you are doing. And have a one minute moment of silence and pray for michael jackson. The world’s gr8test!
Miley Cyrus: michael jackson was my inspiration. love and blessings
Joel Madden: Stop the gossip, stop the speculation. Take a moment for Micheal and remember his gift to us all. He was truly great. May he Rest in Peace.
Ludacris: If it were not for Micheal Jackson I would not be where or who I am today.His Music and Legacy will live on Forever.Prayers to the famR.I.P.
MC Hammer: I have no words.. I loved Michael Jackson.. RIP..
Ellen Degeneres: So sad to hear about Michael Jackson. His music changed our lives. The world has lost an amazing singer and dancer. I will miss him.
Diablo Cody: We just cued up “Wanna Be Starting Something” in the office. What a great song. RIP
May he rest in peace.