Celebrities React: Al Jarreau Dead
Celebrities are reacting to the news that Al Jarreau is dead. The Grammy Award-winning jazz musician, best known for the theme song of “Moonlighting” and the smooth classic “We’re In This Love Together,” died on Sunday at the age of 76, just two days after retiring. See Hollywood stars’ reactions to Jarreau’s death.
Octavia Spencer tweeted, “#AlJarreau had a mellifluous voice. Soothing. beautiful. Gone forever may you rest in peace!” Paula Abdul wrote, “LEGENDARY Al Jarreau has passed. I was inspired by his music & his voice-so different & so unique. My condolences to his family. #aljarreau” “RIP the great Al Jarreau,” added Josh Groban.
Holly Robinson Peete expressed, “We’ve lost another music great. I mean Great. Rest In Peace Al Jarreau.” Ava DuVernay offered, “‘We’re in this love together.’ Bright words for dark days. Saluting Al Jarreau. Mom played his vinyl. His voice made me happy. At rest now.” And Chaka Khan shared, “Rest in power, @AlJarreau. U were EVERYTHING Jazz & beyond with an unrivaled improvisational genius. Love & prayers 2 his family & fans.”
Lea DeLaria tweeted, “We have lost a legend. Al Jarreau, you are jazz. R.I.P.” Along with a link to a YouTube video of his song, “Mornin’,” Rosie O’Donnell expressed, “pure joy – RIP al jarreau.” Billy Dee Williams wrote the lyric, “But from the beginning you’ve been Always there my old friend True until the end of time,” before adding, “I will miss you. @AlJarreau #RIP.”
LeVar Burton felt, “Al Jarreau… One of the best ever! May flights of Angels guide thee to thy rest. #RIP” Martha Quinn noted, “Oh I’m so sorry to see this. RIP @AlJarreau Deepest condolences to all of his loved ones.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more celebrities react to the death of Al Jarreau.