Hollywood Pays Tribute To George Jones on Twitter
Celebrities are taking to Twitter to mourn the loss of legendary country singer George Jones, who passed away at age 81 on Friday. Jones’ stardom as a performer spanned decades, with well over 100 charted hits, including “He Stopped Loving Her Today.”
Known for his hard living, emotional lyrics and baritone voice, Jones, who was once married to Tammy Wynette, was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1992. Check out what stars are saying about the man and his legacy below. Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars react to Jones’ death.
Really REALLY bad news. We’ve lost a country music legend. And I’ve lost a hero and a friend.Goodbye George Jones…
— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) April 26, 2013
We lost one of the best voices God created this morning. Our hearts are saddened to hear that George Jones has passed away…
— Faith Hill (@FaithHill) April 26, 2013
George Jones passed away this morning. We will miss ya Possum.There will never be another!! Make them angels weep up there GJ.
— Bo Bice (@OfficialBoBice) April 26, 2013
If I’m blessed enough to make it there, I look forward to you giving me the grand tour. Rest in peace George Jones!!!!! -KU
— Keith Urban (@KeithUrban) April 26, 2013
I’ll never forget the first time I heard the story in “He Stopped Loving Her Today”. RIP George Jones. Country Legend. U will be missed.
— Jennifer Nettles (@JenniferNettles) April 26, 2013
“@wildaboutmusic: #RIPGeorgeJones. The greatest country singer of all-time. Period.” Couldn’t have said it better…
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) April 26, 2013
My man George Jones stopped loving her today. #RIP
— Tom Arnold (@TomArnold) April 26, 2013
George Jones R.I.P. You will be missed. xoxo twitter.com/realjknoxville… — Johnny Knoxville (@realjknoxville) April 26, 2013
Very, very sad to hear that George Jones died. A truly gifted singer, in or out of Country. George Jones – The Door youtu.be/yI3JBVrFdK4
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 26, 2013
My friend,the greatest singer of all time,has passed.To those who knew him,our lives were full. To those of you who don’t: discover him now.
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) April 26, 2013