Celebrity Reactions: Troy Gentry Dead After Helicopter Crash

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Celebrities are reacting on Twitter to the tragic death of country singer Troy Gentry, who was killed in a helicopter crash Friday. He was 50. Many music stars are paying tribute to the late singer on Twitter. See tweets below.

Gentry, who was one-half of the popular country duo Montgomery Gentry, died in a helicopter crash in Medford, New Jersey just hours before a scheduled performance in the town. Earlier in the day, the country music world was rocked by the death of Don Williams at the age of 78. One celebrity reacting to the sad news of Gentry’s passing is Sheryl Crow, who tweeted, “So sad to hear the news of Troy Gentry. My prayers are with his family and friends.” Travis Tritt expressed, “I’m in total shock and disbelief over the news that my friend Troy Gentry was just killed in a helicopter crash!!! I just saw him days ago!” And Brad Paisley wrote, “God bless you Troy Gentry. Heartbroken and in disbelief.”

“I am heart broken,” shared Blake Shelton. The country duo Dan + Shay offered, “RIP Troy Gentry. Absolutely tragic. Thoughts + prayers out to his family.” Jake Owen noted it was a “sad day for country music. Troy Gentry and Don Williams have passed and that makes my heart hurt. Don was my hero and Troy was my friend.” “My heart goes out to the family and friends of Troy Gentry. We are all incredibly sorry to hear about your loss. Your music will live on!,” added Chase Bryant.

Shooter Jennings‏ wrote, “Sad about Don Williams but Troy Gentry was my friend. I had great times with him. I’m stunned, angry and upset at the moment. I’ll miss you.” Danielle Bradbery tweeted, “RIP Troy Gentry….So heartbroken and speechless. Praying for friends and family.” And Josh Turner shared, I’m speechless. Pray with me for the family of Don Williams & especially the family of Troy Gentry. It’s a heavy day for country music.” Big & Rich offered, ‏ “2 legends lost at once. Troy Gentry and Don Williams will be missed so much. Praying for their families and may they rest in peace.”

Jana Kramer said, “My heart breaks for the family and friends of Troy Gentry. I had the pleasure of playing shows with him and he was always so kind.” “My heart is absolutely broken of the news of a Troy Gentry. My deepest prayers are going out to his family and friends @mgunderground,” expressed Sarah Darling. Lee Brice stated, “The world changed today. Country music lost both a Friend and a Hero. Troy Gentry and Don Williams, you both will be dearly missed.” Gossip Cop will continue update as more celebrities share their reactions, prayers and thoughts following the shocking death of Troy Gentry.

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