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Celebrity Reactions: Glen Campbell Dead At 81

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Celebrities are reacting to the death of country music legend Glen Campbell. The “Rhinestone Cowboy” singer, who battled Alzheimer’s for the last few years, died on Tuesday in Nashville at the age of 81. Now stars are reacting to the news that Campbell, a Grammy-winning musician and TV star, is dead.

Blake Shelton wrote, “Extremely sad to hear that Glen Campbell has passed away. My prayers and thoughts go out to him and his family.” Brad Paisley tweeted, “Thank you @GlenCampbell for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music. You were a shining light in so many ways.” Along with a heartbreak emoji, Ashley Greene expressed, “RIP Rhinestone Cowboy.” And Peter Frampton said, “Dear Glen Campbell Rest In Peace As well as your incredible musical abilities you were one of the most down to earth ppl I have ever known.”

“The Rhinestone Cowboy who melted hearts, broke hearts & sang from the heart. What a singer, what a life,” added Piers Morgan. Kevin Jonas stated, “So sad that Glen Campbell has passed such a legend. #ripglencampbell #rhinestonecowboy.” Chris Young shared, “Wow… just heard Glen Campbell passed… sad day for music.” And Tony Orlando remarked, “I lost a great friend today and the world lost a great talent. Rest In Peace, Glen Campbell.

Sheryl Crow tweeted, “Huge loss in the world of music today. Rest In Peace, Glen Campbell.” Gov. Mike Huckabee noted, “Glen Campbell was one of the great entertainers and musicians of our time. Sad to learn of death of a great Arkansan and American.” And Chord Overstreet offered, “So sad to hear about Glen Campbell passing. Your music always inspired me and many others. One of the kindest guys and best poets ever RIP.”

“RIP Glen Campbell, a true gentleman genius – You will forever be gentle on our minds,” wrote Ed Helms. Charlie Daniels expressed, “Thank you Glen Campbell for sharing your talent with us for so many years. May you rest in peace my friend. You will never be forgotten.” Joe Scarborough recalled, “The first song I remember hearing in the car was Galveston. My dad sang along: ‘Galveston, I am so afraid of dying.'” And Andy Cohen tweeted the hashtag “#rhinestonecowboy “ along with a crying face emoji.

Greta Van Susteren said, “Sad… country music legend Glen Campbell has died.” Rosie O’Donnell shared a YouTube video of Campbell performing his song “Wichita Lineman,” and added, “RIP GLEN CAMPBELL.” And Rob Lowe noted, “#RhinestoneCowboy was playing on the radio as I first laid eyes on the NYC skyline, so many years ago. Unforgettable moment.”

Dolly Parton wrote, “Glen Campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. I will always love you, Glen!” Lenny Kravitz stated, “Besides being an amazing solo artist, Glen Campbell was also a genius studio musician – as part of the Wrecking Crew – playing on recordings from The Beach Boys to Frank Sinatra. He was pure talent, heart, and courage. Rest In Peace brother. You brought us a lot of joy.”

Sen. John McCain wrote, “

Saddened by the passing of Glen Campbell, a great entertainer, a great man & a great Arizonan – thanks for the memories!” Alec Baldwin said, “My sincerest condolences to @ashcambanjo and the family of Glen Campbell. As a child, I grew up on the musicianship of Glen.” And John Stamos revealed, “Growing up, I always wanted to have cool hair like Glen Campell. I loved Glen and all the music he gave to us. Adios pal.”

Steve Martin shared, “RIP, Glen. You were my first employer as a writer. We we all in awe of your musicality.” “Miss you already #GlenCampbell,” offered Miley Cyrus. Gossip Cop will continue to update as more celebrities share their reactions to death of Campbell.

 


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