The Celebrity Tributes To Don Rickles Are Pouring In After His Death

Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter

The celebrity tributes to legendary comedian Don Rickles’ death continue to pour in.

On Thursday, Rickles’ publicist confirmed that the comedian died of kidney failure at his home in Los Angeles California at the age of 90. Once news broke, comedians like Billy Crystal, Jimmy Kimmel, Patton Oswalt and many others reacted with sadness and shared some of his famous comedic jabs at news of his passing. (RELATED: Legendary Comic Don Rickles Died At Age 90)

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: (L-R) Actor John Stamos, Don Rickles and Kathy Griffin attend The Friars Foundation Annual Applause Award Gala honoring Don Rickles at The Waldorf=Astoria on June 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 24: (L-R) Actor John Stamos, Don Rickles and Kathy Griffin attend The Friars Foundation Annual Applause Award Gala honoring Don Rickles at The Waldorf=Astoria on June 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

“Don Rickles has passed away.A giant loss,” Billy Crystal tweeted.


“90 years with Don Rickles weren’t enough. One of the sweetest and most lovely people I had the pleasure of knowing. We miss you already,” Jimmy Kimmel tweeted.

“In lieu of flowers, Don Rickles’ family has requested that people drop their pants and fire a rocket. #RIPDonRickles,” Patton Oswalt tweeted.

Katie Jerkovich

Entertainment Reporter

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