No Details Yet About Prince’s Death, Celebrities Mourn For Loss
The untimely death of music icon Prince at 57 has saddened many of his friends in the entertainment industry.Advertisement
According to his representative, the American singer and songwriter died in his residence on Thursday, but there have been no details yet as to the cause of it, reported Entertainment Online.
“It is with profound sadness that I am confirming that the legendary, iconic performer, Prince Rogers Nelson, has died at his Paisley Park residence this morning at the age of 57,” his rep revealed in a statement. “There are no further details as to the cause of death at this time.”
With what happened, several of his friends shared their sorrow.
“It is impossible to imagine him not being here,” Sheena Easton said about Prince’s death. “The world of music was forever changed the day he picked up his guitar. His talent was breathtaking, his heart was kind, and all of us have been blessed to have had a glimpse into this sweet and magical soul.”
Meanwhile, Patti LaBelle expressed that she is “deeply saddened by Prince’s untimely passing.”
“Not only was he a dear friend to me, but an inspiration,” the 71-year-old “New Attitude” singer said. “His talent, artistry and influence are unparalleled and there will never be another like Prince! The world has suffered a great loss! May he rest in everlasting peace.”
For the CEO and President of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Greg Harris, “Prince changed the game. He controlled the stage, he controlled the music and he controlled the media.”
In the meantime, to pay tribute to the musician who brought the famous songs “Little Red Corvette,” and “Kiss,” MTV temporarily halted its regular programming to play his music videos.
Apart from it, the music channel also changed its logo to purple in reference to Prince’s “Purple Rain.”