Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Maya Angelou Death: Celebrities React

Celebrities are taking to twitter to mourn the death of Maya Angelou, who passed away on Wednesday at age 86.  

After the news of the beloved author's loss spread on social media, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" and "Still I Rise" became trending topics on twitter.

Many celebrities are honoring Angelou by quoting some of her inspirational works.

Check out the tweets below…

Alyssa Milano: Rest with the angels, Maya Angelou.

Kris Jenner: The world has lost a truly remarkable activist, educator and an inspiration to all. Rest In Peace…

Brooke Anderson: RIP #MayaAngelou. A wise, beautiful, inspiring soul. She will be terribly missed. #RIP #wisdom #inspiration #loss 

Katie Couric: So saddened by the death of the beautiful @DrMayaAngelou.

Ronan Farrow: "If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude." - Maya Angelou, whose words changed so much.

Lena Dunham: Thank you, Maya, for your power, your politics, your poetry. We need you more than ever. Rest in peace.

Kelly Rowland: "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - RIP Maya Angelou

Sarah Michelle Gellar: #RIPMayaAngelou You were a hero and an inspiration. I will never forget how you made me feel.

Marlee Matlin: Her words, poetry and stories were so stirring. And her activism was inspiring. Sad to read about the passing of Maya Angelou. RIP.

Khloe Kardashian: RIP Maya Angelou

Darius Rucker: My heart and soul hurt today because of the passing of a true Genious Maya Angelou. Heaven has another wonderful angel walking its golden st

Maria Menounos: RIP Maya Angelou been wanting to post this quote for a long time…today it's in your honor. 

Piers Morgan: RIP Maya Angelou. A great woman.

Russell Simmons: RIP to one of the greatest women this world has ever known. Thank you Maya Angelou for all of the gifts and knowledge you gave us...

Arianna Huffington: #RIP Maya Angelou, who reminded us "Nothing can dim the light which shines from within"

Dulé Hill: RIP Maya Angelou. RT @DrMayaAngelou: Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God.

J.K. Rowling: "If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be." Maya Angelou - who was utterly amazing.

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