Yesterday, 53-year-old gay pop singer George Michael passed away and LGBTQ celebrities and allies are mourning. Here’s some of what they’re saying via social media:
This Christmas is beautiful yet sad as I remember @GeorgeMichael and his amazing talent and the beauty he created with songs.
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) December 26, 2016
He was an incredible talent and even more a sweet, kind man to all lucky enough to work with or spend time around him. May he Rest In Peace
— Greg Berlanti (@GBerlanti) December 26, 2016
— Margaret Cho (@margaretcho) December 25, 2016
The bravery of George Michael. Please let 2017 bring the individuals, freaks, mavericks and those with love in their hearts for all. X pic.twitter.com/tsAqlBjFeu
— Gwendoline Christie (@lovegwendoline) December 26, 2016
I’ve loved George Michael for as long as I can remember. He was an absolute inspiration. Always ahead of his time.
— James Corden (@JKCorden) December 25, 2016
— Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) December 26, 2016
I just heard about my friend @GeorgeMichael‘s death. He was such a brilliant talent. I’m so sad.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) December 25, 2016
I can’t deal with this. One of my ALL TIME favorites. RIP George Michael and I really hate writing that so much. https://t.co/1cRJBMgYga
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) December 25, 2016
R.I.P. George Michael…
Thankful for the music…
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) December 26, 2016
Waking up to the sad news of George Michael’s passing. An incredible talent taken far too soon. pic.twitter.com/MuTlPxEDSk
— Kris Jenner (@KrisJenner) December 26, 2016
I still believe that music is one of the greatest gifts that God gave to man. RIP George Michael pic.twitter.com/Ammqi2ZTup
— Nina Garcia (@ninagarcia) December 25, 2016
RIP George Michael.
— Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) December 25, 2016
Farewell My Friend! ?? Another Great Artist leaves us. ?Can 2016 Fuck Off NOW? pic.twitter.com/aEGIUNSJbt
— Madonna (@Madonna) December 26, 2016
God Bless George Michael , Say a prayer for him . A nice human .
— Meat Loaf (@RealMeatLoaf) December 25, 2016
Pet Shop Boys
— Pet Shop Boys (@petshopboys) December 26, 2016
— Sam Smith (@samsmithworld) December 26, 2016
Rest with the glittering stars, George Michael. You’ve found your Freedom, your Faith. It was your Last Christmas, and we shall miss you.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) December 25, 2016
Tegan and Sara
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Sad to hear about George Michael’s passing. He was a big inspiration. ?? https://t.co/uUmnuHOkVc
— Tegan and Sara (@teganandsara) December 25, 2016