Goodbye, Donna Summer: Neil Patrick Harris, Gloria Estefan & More Mourn on Twitter

donna summerLess than an hour ago, news broke that five-time Grammy winner, Donna Summer, died this morning from cancer, at the age of 63. Obviously, this is a tragic loss for the music community given the singer’s global impact on the world, and already Hollywood celebs have taken to Twitter to express their condolences. Take a look at all of the heartfelt messages below, which show that although the singing legend may be gone — she’ll not soon be forgotten. RIP Donna. You will be missed!

Neil Patrick Harris: “Donna Summer passed away today. Same day as Jim Henson, 22 years ago.” – @ActuallyNPH

La Toya Jackson: “My condolence to #Donna Summer’s family & love ones. She will be terribly missed. She was truly the #Disco Queen!” – @LaToyaJackson

Gloria Estefan: “Few singers have impacted music & the world like Donna Summer! It’s the end of an era. Peace & prayers 2 all who loved her. I will miss her!” – @GloriaEstefan

Madonna: “Rest in peace Donna Summer.” – @MadonnaWolrd

Mario Lopez: “R.I.P Donna Summer…I remember roller skating to hits like “Last Dance” “Hot Stuff” & “Bad Girls.” Synonymous with the 70’s.. #QueenOfDisco” – @MarioLopezExtra

Billy Ray Cyrus: “R I P #Donna Summer LEGEND !!! Your music will live forever.” – @BillyRayCyrus

Nigel Lythgoe: “One of my favorite singers of all time, Donna Summer, is dead. She defined dance music in the 70’s and had a wonderful voice and personality” – @dizzyfeet

Kerry Washington: “Wow…RIP.” – @KerryWashington

Glee’s Amber Riley: “Omg 🙁 RT @PerezHilton: Disco legend #DonnaSummer has died!” – @MsAmberPRiley

Alyssa Milano: “I used to do interpretative dance in my living room to Donna Summer’s music when I was a little girl. Rest in peace.” – @Alyssa_Milano

Jennifer Coolidge: “She worked hard for the money. So hard for it, honey. RIP Donna Summer.” – @JenCoolidge

RuPaul‘s Drag Race: “Donna Summer, your last dance with remain in our hearts forever.” – @RuPaulsDragRace

Blue’s musician Sean Costello: “This song is going to come up all day on your Twitter feed. And it should. It’s amazing. R.I.P. Donna Summer.” – @valhalladsp

Singer Amy Grant: “From Team Amy — we just heard the news of Donna Summer’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family.” – @AmyGrant

Timbaland: “this cant be tru….i cant believe this RIP Donna Summer. at a lost 4words.” – @Timbaland

Adam Shankman: “Sleep sweetly eternally my Amazing Donna Summer! Tonight, after my prayers, I will dance the last dance and think of you. Xoox.” – @AdamMShankman

Boyz II Men: “It’s unfortunate that we have to say goodbye to another amazing talent. Donna Summer, Queen of Disco, our condolences to her family!” – @BoyzIIMen

Niecy Nash: “RIP Donna Summer.” – @NiecyNash


Donna Summer, Music Legend, Dies at 63: Report