Celebrities React To Mary Tyler Moore's Death Showing How Many People's Lives She Touched
Wednesday brought some pretty sad news for Hollywood. Mary Tyler Moore has died, her publicist confirmed in a statement to Bustle. The star was 80 when she passed away, and led a long life in the film and TV industry. So, it's no surprise that celebrity reactions to Mary Tyler Moore's death came fast when the news was first announced. She touched a lot of lives during her lifetime, after all.
Mara Buxbaum, a rep for the actor, released a touching statement to Bustle following Moore's death, which you can read below.
According to the New York Daily News, Moore wasn't in good health these last few days and was reportedly hospitalized. She struggled throughout her life with several health problems, including diabetes. Over her career, Moore touched the lives of fans and fellow stars alike, many of whom paid tribute following her passing.
Everyone From Her Co-Stars...
Mary Tyler Moore is gone. Very Sad Day. RIP My Dear Mary 🕊— Bernadette Peters (@OfficialBPeters) January 25, 2017
#marytylermoore my heart goes out to you and your family. Know that I love you and believe in your strength.— Ed Asner (@TheOnlyEdAsner) January 25, 2017
Asner further elaborated on Moore's loss in a statement to Bustle: "I lost a great friend, teacher, a great benefactor all of whom l loved."
To Today's Television Hosts...
RIP beautiful, upbeat, shining, glorious, wonderful, iconic Mary Tyler Moore.— Andy Cohen (@Andy) January 25, 2017
I throw my hat up in the air for you, Mary Tyler Moore. Loved her and her spirit. Rest in peace.— Savannah Guthrie (@SavannahGuthrie) January 25, 2017
Damn. RIP Mary Tyler Moore. A true icon. https://t.co/2XS3gxIoDo— billy eichner (@billyeichner) January 25, 2017
who could turn the world on with her smile.. who could take a nothing day and suddenly make it all seem worthwhile" RIP Mary Tyler Moore 😢— Hoda Kotb (@hodakotb) January 25, 2017
To All Sorts Of Celebs In Between Paid Tribute
I could not do what I do without her. https://t.co/VkP2Cg9jNV— Rachel Bloom (@Racheldoesstuff) January 25, 2017
So sad. She totally changed the game. Go watch some eps of Mary Tyler Moore show. One of the best TV casts ever https://t.co/GzQuM1OW7x— Ike Barinholtz (@ikebarinholtz) January 25, 2017
R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore. She turned the world on with her talent.— (((Joshua Malina))) (@JoshMalina) January 25, 2017
She turned the world on with her smile. RIP, Mary Tyler Moore. You were a role model in so many ways.— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) January 25, 2017
Oh Mary Tyler Moore. You were true inspiration, and power when I didn't know what that was. Thank you. #RIPMaryTylerMoore— Connie Britton (@conniebritton) January 25, 2017
"Who can turn the world on with her smile..." #MaryTylerMoore may she rest.— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) January 25, 2017
It's clear that Moore was a beloved part of this industry, and hopefully her family and friends will be comforted even a little by this outpouring of support.