Celebs React to Sherman Hemsley Death
By Shari Weiss | 7:30 pm, July 24th, 2012
Here are some thoughts the stars are sharing about the beloved actor:
Russell Simmons: “RIP Sherman Hemsley aka George Jefferson. rest peacefully in the de-luxe apartment in the sky…”
Lenny Kravitz: “Rest in peace Sherman Hemsley. You are legendary. Your contribution changed the fabric of American culture…”
Alyssa Milano: “Rest in Peace (in a delux apartment in the sky), Sherman Hemsley.”
Josh Duhamel: “RIP Sherman Hemsley. #MovinOnUp to heaven now.”
Nicki Minaj: “Wow. Sending LOVE ”
Kevin Smith: “G’bye, Sherman Hemsley. Your George Jefferson was so beloved, it earned you your own successful sitcom! Huge bucket of win! Move on up, sir.”
Tamera Mowry: “RIP SHERMAN HEMSLEY … You were brilliant at your craft! You taught me pure comedy. Such a pleasure working with a such a great talent.”
Seth Green: “I love George Jefferson & Deacon Frye like family. Thanks for being awesome Sherman Hemsley.”
Deion Sanders: “God bless Sherman Hemsley BKA George Jefferson. He’s gone to be with the Lord. He made me dream I could move on up. Truth.”
Questlove: “Sherman Hemsley you’ll be missed”
Jeffrey Ross: “Sherman Helmsley moved on up. Roast in peace, funny man.”
Jackee Harry: “RIP To My Longtime Friend & Comedic LEGEND, Sherman Hemsley aka George Jefferson. #NeverToBeForgotten”
Rev Run: “RIP >Sherman Hemsley aka George Jefferson original #Boss Originator of #Swag. My tv youth hero! RIP! Movin on up”
Tom Morello: “RIP the great George Jefferson. Thanks so much to comedic pioneer Sherman Hemsley for bringing a black family into my white hometown”
Larenz Tate: “RIP Sherman Hemsley aka George Jefferson. I had the honor of wrking w the great comedic actor as a kid on his show Amen in 1988. #Respect”
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