Stars React To Death Of B.B. King
Stars are remembering legendary musician B.B. King, who died on Thursday at 89. Now fellow musicians and other celebrities are taking to social media to pay tribute to King, whose death led “#BBKing” to become a trending topic on Twitter. See how other stars are paying tribute and their respects to King below.
Brad Paisley tweeted, “Sad to hear B.B. King has left us. I loved collaborating with him, loved his music, & his spirit. He changed music forever. God bless him.” Meanwhile, Alyssa Milano simply noted, “Rest with the angels, BB King.” And Gladys Knight expressed, “What a brilliant man you were,” adding, “One who will forever be noted as such an inspiration to millions globally, RIP.”
Samuel L. Jackson urged, “Play a BB King song today & remember him! RIP Mr King & thanks for all the Great Music!” Ringo Starr tweeted, “God bless BB King peace and love to his family.” Kelly Clarkson recalled, “When I heard B.B. King for the first time he was singing The Thrill Is Gone. The way he played & sang brought tears to my eyes.”
ne of the best blues guitarists ever, maybe the best. He could do more on one note than anyone.” “Let the sad times roll,” added Hugh Laurie, while Chuck D. wrote, “Rest in Peace, Mr BB.KING.” Nikki Sixx observed, “Nobody lives forever but their music can.” Gene Simmons tweeted “Very sad.” And Lenny Kravitz offered, “BB, anyone could play a thousand notes and never say what you said in one.”
MC Hammer tweeted, “RIP to The Legend that will always #BE. Mr. B.B. #KING.. His Thrill Lives ON !!!! And We Thank #GOD for Him.” Longtime collaborator Eric Clapton stated, “BB King a dear friend and inspiration to me.” Gossip Cop will continue to update. Please share your thoughts about the passing of B.B. King in the comments section below.