Celebrities React to Neil Armstrong Death


By Michael Lewittes

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Celebrities are taking to Twitter to mourn the loss of legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong, who died on Saturday at age 82. See what stars are sharing about the first man to walk on the moon here:

Snoop Dogg wrote “RIP to my Unk Neil Armstrong! Stay High.” Rob Lowe tweeted, “Neil Armstrong: One giant leap.. to the arms of God. @OhioHero #Wapokonetta.” Will.i.am:added, “RIP to the original moonwalker. @GodSpeedNeilArmstong #reachforthestars.”

Olivia Munn stated, “RIP Neil Armstrong. Thank you for taking the first step for us…” “Thanks Neil Armstrong for bringing the moon into our living rooms & curiosity into our minds. One giant loss for mankind,” offered Ryan Seacrest. Albert Brooks joked, “RIP Neil Armstrong. So sorry the anti-doping agency took away your medals.” And The Rock quoted the astronaut, “This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” ~ Neil Armstrong 8/5/30 – 8/25/12 #IncredibleLegacy.”

Alyssa Milano tweeted, “☾ Rest in peace, Neil Armstrong. You are such an inspiration…” Mandy Moore wrote, “RIP, Neil Armstrong…..a Hero who changed History.” Bob Saget cracked, “Damn, not a good week for Armstrongs.” And Elizabeth Banks expressed, “RIP Neil Armstrong – an inspiration to us all & American hero.”

Gary Sinise felt, “Will never forget ‘One small step for man. One giant leap for mankind.’ God bless Neil Armstrong.A great inspiration and American hero. R.I.P.” Russell Simmons tweeted, “RIP Neil Armstrong.” Richard Branson shared, “RIP Neil Armstrong. My first inspiration to try to make space travel possible for all. A hero for anyone who looks to the stars & dreams.” “Neil Armstrong was a great man. I had the privilege to enjoy several dinners with him in Malaysia & will never forget his great stories,” noted Bill Rancic.

Ann Curry wrote, “Neil Armstrong-1st to step on the moon.. ‘That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’..has died at 82. #respect.” Piers Morgan said, “RIP Neil Armstrong – the man who dared us all to dream.” Eddie Izzard offered, “Very sad & a great man. He & all astronauts have great inspired the world.” Danny Zuker pointed out, “1000 years from now when the celebrities & politicos we find so important are forgotten people will remember your name #RIPNeilArmstrong.” And Josh Duhamel tweeted, “One of our greatest heros died today. RIP Neil Armstrong.” Gossip Cop will update as more stars react to the sad news.

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