Reaction: Tommy Page Dead At 46
Celebrities and fans are reacting to the death of Tommy Page. See reaction tweets and tributes below.
Page was found dead on Friday at age 46. He apparently committed suicide, though an official cause of death has not been announced. The former singer had a long career in the entertainment industry as a performer, music executive and the one-time publisher of Billboard. He is best known among fans for his 1990 hit single, “I’ll Be Your Everything.”
The song was a collaboration with the members of New Kids On The Block, with whom Page toured. While Donnie Wahlberg and Jordan Knight produced the track, Knight wrote it along with Danny Wood and Page. The late star is also remembered for his 1992 guest-starring appearance on “Full House.” On the episode, he worked closely with John Stamos, Candace Cameron Bure and Jodie Sweetin.
It was while working as a Warner Bros. executive that Page first crossed paths with many of today’s superstars. Upon hearing of his passing, Josh Groban tweeted, “A kind and wonderful man who helped me a lot early on. Helped pick my first singles. He was and is so loved. RIP my friend.” Ashley Tisdale told fans, “Without Tommy Page there would not have been a Headstrong or Guilty pleasure album. I don’t understand, no words #rip love you Tommy.”
Wahlberg simply tweeted, “#RIPTommyPage.” Wood similarly posted, “R.I.P. @Tommypage.” And fellow NKOTB member Jonathan Knight wrote, “In your darkness I pray you now find light! Your bright soul will continue to shine in my heart forever. #RIPTommyPage.” Tiffany, who toured with both Page and New Kids, wrote on Twitter, “Always professional, Always creating, Always inspiring. My friend, I will ALWAYS miss you. I love you Tommy xo #riptommypage.”
Bure also expressed, “Sad to hear this news.Sad to hear this news.” One fan wrote on Twitter, “Whaaat Tommy Page died?! I always thought he looked like Elvis. Awww… #RIPTommyPage.” Another exclaimed, “STOP WHAT DO U MEAN RIP TOMMY PAGE OH MY GOD?????” And someone else simply said, “So saddened and shocked to hear about the passing of Tommy Page.”
Page, who most recently worked for Pandora, Cumulus Media and the Village Voice, is survived by his husband and their three children. Gossip Cop offers condolences to his friends, colleagues, and fans.