Celebrities React To Anton Yelchin Death – See Stars’ Reactions
Celebrities are reacting to the shocking death of Anton Yelchin at the age of 27. As Gossip Cop previously reported, his rep confirmed that the Star Trek actor died Sunday morning when his car accidentally rolled in his driveway and pinned Yelchin against a brick mailbox. When Yelchin failed to show up to a rehearsal, his friends went to his San Fernando Valley home, where they discovered him dead. Now, stars are sharing their reactions to the tragic and unexpected passing of Yelchin.
Troian Bellisario tweeted, “Just heard the awful news of Anton Yelchin’s death. my love goes out to his family and friends at this time of sudden loss.” A stunned Anna Kendrick wrote, “This is unreal. Anton Yelchin is such a talent. Such a huge loss.” “Anton Yelchin just died in a car wreck. So damn sad. I met him and his Mom on a plane once. They were very sweet,” recalled Kevin Smith.
Chris Evans expressed, “Devastated to hear about the brilliant Anton Yelchin. He was thoughtful, kind, and gifted. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.” Sam Claflin noted, “Such sad news about Anton Yelchin. I only admired from afar, but a true artist and a real star in my eyes. Such a loss. Such a tragic loss.” “In absolute shock over the loss of #AntonYelchin. Absolutely horrible,” tweeted Josh Gad.
Meanwhile, the actor’s Charlie Barlett co-star Kat Dennings revealed, “Anton Yelchin was one of my best friends. Can’t say anything that conveys what this feels like.” And her “Two Broke Girls” costar Beth Behrs added, “My heart goes out to his family.. Devastating.” Tom Hiddleston said, “Absolutely devastated to hear about Anton Yelchin. He was such a gifted, natural actor & a deeply kind man. My thoughts are with his family.” James Franco noted, “Anton Yelchin . Great actor,” along with a heart emoji.
Victoria Justice expressed, “I can’t believe this. I am so sad… #RIP Anton Yelchin. One of my favorite male actors.Another one we’ve lost too young…just devastating.” Aaron Paul wrote, “I am utterly heartbroken about this terrible news. Anton Yelchin was a gift to this world. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.” Darren Criss tweeted, “Crestfallen to hear the news of Anton Yelchin. He was a superb actor and I always looked forward to the work he did. He will be missed.”
Abigail Breslin said, “So sad to hear about Anton Yelchin, always been one of my favorite actors… Condolences to his family and friends… RIP.” Stephen King wrote, “Terrible news about Anton Yelchin, crazily talented actor gone too soon.” Logan Lerman tweeted, “So sad to hear about Anton Yelchin. I was a HUGE fan. Terrible news. RIP.” And Yelchin’s Alpha Dog co-star Olivia Wilde expressed, “Anton Yelchin was a bright, brilliant talent, and a truly kind person. I was so taken by him, and won’t ever forget his sweet smile. RIP.”
Meanwhile, many of Yelchin’s Star Trek co-stars are paying tribute to their late co-star. John Cho wrote, “I loved Anton Yelchin so much. He was a true artist – curious, beautiful, courageous. He was a great pal and a great son. I’m in ruins.” Zachary Quinto began a lengthy Instagram post by saying, “Our dear friend. our comrade. our anton. one of the most open and intellectually curious people…” Karl Urban tweeted, “I can’t believe it, I m fckn hurting bad!” And Zoe Saldana expressed, “Devastated by our friend’s loss. We are mourning his passing and celebrating the beautiful spirit that he was. #RIPAnton.” Gossip Cop will continue to update as more celebrities react to Yelchin’s death.