Celebrities Mourn Garry Shandling Death – See Star Reactions And Tributes

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Garry Shandling Dead Celebrity Reactions

By Andrew Shuster

Garry Shandling Dead Celebrity Reactions

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Garry Shandling died of a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 66. Stars are now mourning and paying tribute to the legendary comedian. See celebrity reactions below.

Ricky Gervais tweeted, “RIP the great Garry Shandling. Surely, one of the most influential comedians of a generation.” Jimmy Kimmel expressed, “Garry Shandling was as kind and generous as he was funny and that is saying a lot.” Meanwhile, Marc Maron offered, “Dammit. He was the best. So sad. RIP Garry Shandling.”

A shocked Josh Groban wrote, “Nooooo!!! I love Garry Shandling. So sad!! #pioneer.” Andy Cohen similarly Andy Cohen said, “Not Garry Shandling! A treasure! How sad.” Seth MacFarlane tweeted, “Saddened over Garry Shandling. He was a comedy idol of mine. He leaves behind the greatest single-camera comedy of all time. #LarrySanders.”

Albert Brooks wrote, “R.I.P. Garry Shandling. I am so saddened to hear this. Brilliantly funny and such a great guy. He will be so missed.” And Ken Jeong said, “This really hurts. Rest In Peace, @GarryShandling. Mandy Moore noted, “Had the pleasure of meeting/ hanging with Garry Shandling a few times & he was a gentleman & obviously so deeply funny. RIP.”

Michael McKean simpy stated, “RIP Garry Shandling,” along with the hashtag “#Irreplaceable.” A saddened Seth Meyers expressed, “Heartbreaking news about Garry Shandling. Just heartbreaking.” Stephen Merchant wrote, “The great Garry Shandling’s work is such a touchstone for me that I was actually discussing him moments before I heard the sad news. RIP.” Daryl Hannah said, “Peace to a very funny man Garry Shandling.”

Bob Saget expressed, “To the funniest and brilliant Garry Shandling. Rest in peace Garry.” Kathy Griffin, who shared a photo of herself on Instgram hanging out with Shandling just last week, tweeted, “Sunday, my longtime friend Garry Shandling was here, making every1 laugh. I loved him. I’ll miss our talks the most.” Gossip Cop will update as more celebrities react to the death of Garry Shandling.


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