Stars React To Maurice White Dead – See Celebrity Reaction And Twitter Tributes

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By Michael Lewittes |

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Stars are reacting to the death of Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White. As Gossip Cop reported, the band’s founder, singer, and songwriter died at 74 on Wednesday in his Los Angeles home after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease. See celebrity reactions and tributes below.

Aaron Carter expressed, “My condolences to the fam of Maurice White. I had the honor of performing with him back in the day and grew up on Earth, Wind & Fire. RIP.” Rosie O’Donnell tweeted, “together for the children of the world – theres a star smiling for us all – maurice white – I AM – RIP.” And Cedric The Entertainer wrote, “Man….. Sad to hear: #Maurice White one of founders of Earth Wind & Fire passed today. This guy wrote and sang some of the greatest songs ever. May you rest in peace brother. #Love.”

“‘Keep Your Head To The Sky’ R.I.P. Maurice White,” said Craig Robinson, citing one of Earth, Wind & Fire’s hits, while Bryan Adams simply stated, “RIP Maurice White. Thank you for the amazing grooves and vocals.” “Heartbroken to lose music GREAT Maurice White of Earth Wind & Fire Our’07 @HollyRodFDN honoree,” added Holly Robinson Peete.

Q-Tip tweeted, “Damn all of my Heroes are moving on…. EWF was the blueprint for tribe … R.I.P. To the genius that was Maurice White.” “RIP Maurice White,” wrote Margaret Cho. And Martha Quinn noted, “The mightiest elements of the universe embrace one of their own. RIP @EarthWindFire’s Maurice White #ShiningStar.”

Questlove noted, “Maurice was everything…..Everything.” “#RIPMauriceWhite Thank you for your gifts! #EarthWindAndFire,” wrote Omar Epps. Gossip Cop will continue to update as more stars mourn and pay tribute to White.


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