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Celebrities React to Steve Jobs' Death

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Oct 06, 2011 | 4:27am EDT

steve jobsApple confirmed yesterday that Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. A statement the company issued said, "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

Even Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates took time to express his dismay over Jobs' death. He said, "I'm truly saddened to hear of Steve Jobs' death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work... The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to work with him, it's been an insanely great honor. I will miss Steve immensely." Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg updated his Facebook status to say "Steve, thank you for being a mentor and a friend. Thanks for showing that what you build can change the world. I will miss you."

But tech wizards aren't the only ones to express their sorrow over the loss. President Barack Obama issued his own statement, which reads "The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steve's success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented. Michelle and I send our thoughts and prayers to Steve's wife, Laurene, his family, and all those who loved him."

Kim Kardashian conveyed her shock and tweeted, "Wow Steve Jobs died! He was a brilliant man!"

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Ashton Kutcher wrote, "'Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected.'" - #SteveJobs"

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Apple confirmed yesterday that Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. A statement the company issued said, "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

Many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities also voiced their sadness about Jobs' death and mourned him over Twitter. Here are some of their reactions.

30 Rock's Alec Baldwin added, "However you slice it, it's an Apple world."

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Vanessa Williams wrote, "Damn that pancreas! Steve Jobs lost his life as did my father,aunt & so many others. All gone too soon. RIP."

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Apple confirmed yesterday that Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. A statement the company issued said, "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

Many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities also voiced their sadness about Jobs' death and mourned him over Twitter. Here are some of their reactions.

Glee's Darren Criss wrote, "Thank you Mr. Jobs, for making our world INFINITELY cooler."

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Alyssa Milano tweeted, "Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. You were always a big part of my world with your special inventions. Thank you for your brain."

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Apple confirmed yesterday that Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. A statement the company issued said, "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

Many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities also voiced their sadness about Jobs' death and mourned him over Twitter. Here are some of their reactions.

Jimmy Fallon wrote, "Thank you, Steve Jobs, for all of the fun and amazing ways you made our lives better...Sent from my iPhone."

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Paris Hilton tweeted, "So sad to hear about Steve Jobs. He was a genius and one of the most innovative people on earth. He changed the world in so many ways."

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Apple confirmed yesterday that Steve Jobs passed away from a rare form of pancreatic cancer at the age of 56. A statement the company issued said, "Steve's brilliance, passion and energy were the source of countless innovations that enrich and improve all of our lives. The world is immeasurably better because of Steve."

Many of Hollywood's biggest celebrities also voiced their sadness about Jobs' death and mourned him over Twitter. Here are some of their reactions.

Ricky Martin added, "Where is the excitement gonna come from. We won't see another you in this lifetime. Thank you for everything Steve! :o("

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Jane Lynch chimed in with "We will miss you Steve Jobs. Sent lovingly from my iPhone."

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Sources: CNN, Kim Kardashian Twitter, Alec Baldwin Twitter, Digital Trends, Vanessa Williams Twitter, Alyssa Milano Twitter, Jimmy Fallon Twitter, Facebook, Paris Hilton Twitter, Ricky Martin Twitter, Jane Lynch Twitter, Ashton Kutcher Twitter,

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