Celebrities React To Shocking News Of Chris Cornell’s Death
Celebrity tributes continue to pour in Thursday after news broke of the death of Chris Cornell at the age of 52. Elton John, for one, called Cornell a “great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man.”
The lead singer of grunge bands Soundgarden and Audioslave was found unresponsive in the bathroom of the MGM Grand Hotel in Detroit on Wednesday. Police are investigating the death as an apparent suicide. (RELATED: Chris Cornell Dead At Age 52 After Apparent Suicide)
“Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell. A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man,” Elton John tweeted.
Shocked and saddened by the sudden death of @chriscornell. A great singer, songwriter and the loveliest man. pic.twitter.com/Hwdgst8kmg
— Elton John (@eltonofficial) May 18, 2017
“I AM SO SADDENED BY CHRIS CORNELL PASSING. @soundgarden
TOTAL SHOCK.GREAT MAN.GREAT BAND.GREAT LOSS. LOVE TO EVERYONE IN HIS WORLD. XXX,” Gavin Rossdale tweeted.
I AM SO SADDENED BY CHRIS CORNELL PASSING. @soundgarden
TOTAL SHOCK.GREAT MAN.GREAT BAND.GREAT LOSS. LOVE TO EVERYONE IN HIS WORLD. XXX
— GAVIN ROSSDALE (@GavinRossdale) May 18, 2017
“RIP Chris Cornell Incredibly Talented Incredibly Young Incredibly Missed,” Jimmy Page tweeted.
RIP Chris Cornell
Incredibly Missed. pic.twitter.com/pKNI4tKiXz
— Jimmy Page (@JimmyPage) May 18, 2017
Ooohhhhh… so sad to hear about Chris Cornell. So talented. Too young. #RIPChrisCornell https://t.co/ghl4CEYfhM
— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) May 18, 2017
A friend of our team and us died last night. Thank u for your talent, time, music & kindness. U will be missed man. #RIPChrisCornell pic.twitter.com/XPdbt9UzOq
— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) May 18, 2017
just shocked to read this. rest in peace and sing with the angels. https://t.co/prElsxjPBg
— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) May 18, 2017
Heart broken after hearing of the sudden passing of #chriscornell
Prayers for his wife & family. Sad, sad news. #gonetosoon #RIPChrisCornell
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) May 18, 2017
Chris Cornell touched so many & we were fortunate to have worked w/ him. He was a true talent & gentleman. Our thoughts are with his family.
— Zac Brown Band (@zacbrownband) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Dark day.
— marc maron (@marcmaron) May 18, 2017
Dear Chris Cornell used to come to my parties n Hollywood n play quietly in th corner until all th woman were literally at his feet listenin
— Val Kilmer (@valkilmer) May 18, 2017
Very sad news about Chris Cornell today. A sad loss of a great talent to the world, his friends and family. Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/BlgxE6cJLH
— Joe Perry (@JoePerry) May 18, 2017
RIP Chris Cornell. Chris was the most influential singer to me as a writer. I just saw him perform days ago. Completely devastated
— Mark Tremonti (@MarkTremonti) May 18, 2017
Chris Cornell. Damn. Was legit just playing “Outshined” yesterday. Such a loss.
— St. Vincent (@st_vincent) May 18, 2017
Tears in my eyes that this is your last ever tweet. We played here with u guys in 1992 thanks for your pipes @chriscornell u will b missed https://t.co/Xgbann0hd4
— Sebastian Bach (@sebastianbach) May 18, 2017
Rest easy, Chris Cornell. One of the best. Thank you for years and years of great music.
— Alexander William (@AlexAllTimeLow) May 18, 2017
Sad 2 hear of Chris Cornell passing..great singer and artist… another blow…RIP
— Billy Idol (@BillyIdol) May 18, 2017
RIP. So young. So sad pic.twitter.com/61JjmdVFDC
— Best Coast (@BestCoast) May 18, 2017
— RageAgainsTheMachine (@RATM) May 18, 2017