Stars React To Harper Lee Dead At 89 – See Celebrity Reaction

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Reaction Harper Lee Dead

By Michael Lewittes

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Stars are reacting to the news that Harper Lee has died. The author passed away Friday in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama. Lee’s first novel “To Kill a Mockingbird” won the Pulitzer Prize in 1961, and was turned into a movie of the same name the following year. She was 89. Now, a number of celebrities are reacting to Lee’s death.

“Oh no. The Great Harper Lee has passed away. She changed the world with “‘To Kill A Mockingbird,'” tweeted Debra Messing. Sarah Michelle Gellar expressed in hashtags, “#ripharperlee #tokillamockingbird #harperlee.” And author EL James simply wrote, “RIP Harper Lee.”

Alec Baldwin offered, “T Y, Harper Lee, 4 the book that begat the film, both of which awakened the souls of just about every1, everywhere.” “RIP Harper Lee, 89. Author of one of the greatest books ever written. #ToKillAMockingBird,” added Piers Morgan. Emily Ratajkowski tweeted, “RIP Harper Lee. You made me believe in the power of story.”

“So sorry to hear about Harper Lee’s passing. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ was a gift to us all,” wrote Katie Couric, while Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted, “Rest in peace, Harper Lee,” along with the quote, “The one thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience” from “To Kill A Mockingbird.” Joshua Malina simply stated, “R.I.P. Harper Lee.”

Sophie Bush appreciatively wrote, “RIP Harper Lee. Thank you, thank you, thank you. #HarperLee #ToKillAMockingbird,” while Josh Gad noted, “‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ was the first book I remember reading over start to finish. It propelled me toward my love for lit. #HarperLee = icon.” “Thank you Harper Lee for Atticus Boo Scout & the rest…. Peace,” tweeted Daryl Hannah. Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars react to the death of Harper Lee.

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