Celebrities Remember Prince One Year After Death

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Celebrities Remember Prince Death

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Celebrities Remember Prince Death

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April 21 marks one year since the death of music legend Prince, and many celebrities are paying tribute to the late singer on the first anniversary of his passing. See stars’ tweets below.

As Gossip Cop reported, Prince died of an accidental opioid overdose at his Paisley Park estate in Minnesota last year. There was an outpouring of grief from celebrities at the time of the incident, and the later singer’s famous admirers continue to mourn one year later.

Usher tweeted, “Endless sauce. R.I.P. Purple One. Can’t believe it’s been a year.” Paula Abdul asked, “Has it really been a year? It’s STILL so unreal. I’ll always be in awe of Prince’s unparalleled genius & the passion in his music #RIPPrince.” And Common noted, “One of the many dopest things I loved about Prince was that he loved basketball and the @NBA just like I do. May God bless his soul!”

Referencing the current weather in New York City, Rosario Dawson said, “Purple Rain in NYC in honor of his majesty Prince and his Purple Reign… #LegendsNeverDie.” Salma Hayek offered, “Prince I would like to see you laughing in the purple rain.” And Taraji P. Henson similarly expressed, “The doves are still crying PURPLE RAIN #ripprincerogersnelson.”

Meanwhile, Mac Miller stated, “Rest In Paradise Prince,” while Mike Epps added, “Never forgotten.. #RipPrince #Legend.” Spike Lee posted a photo of a gold guitar given to him by the late musician, and noted, “This Is My Most Prized Possession. A Gift From My Late Brother To Me.” And R. Kelly wrote, “I can’t believe it’s been a year! Rest in Power, #Prince.”

Additionally, Corinne Bailey Rae said, “Rest in power, #Prince. A musical genius. He is himself, a work of art.” And La Toya Jackson mourned, “We lost another #icon a year ago today! #Prince we will always love you!” Gossip Cop will update as more celebrates remember Prince on the one year anniversary of his death.

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