Little Richard Dead at 87: Spike Lee, Viola Davis, Ringo Starr and More Pay Tribute

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Little Richard is mourned with the aid of family, buddies and followers all over the world.

The song legend, regarded for hits like “Tutti Fruti” and “Good Golly Miss Molly,” died on Saturday at the age of 87. While the singer had been out of the highlight for a lot of his last years, he left an mammoth legacy behind. Celebrities, such as Spike Lee, Viola Davis, Mick Jagger and many more, could not assist however categorical their condolences and heartbreak after listening to the information of his death.

“The Originator. The innovator. The musician, performer who influenced generations of artists….has left. You have been AWESOME #LittleRichard!!! Your Genius will reverberate forever. Well completed sir. Rest nicely ❤,” the How to Get Away With Murder celebrity wrote on Twitter.

Lee shared a business he directed in 1991 that featured Richard and Michael Jordan.

“Rest In Peace To One Of The True Creators Of Rock And Roll. This Is The Commercial I Directed With Little Richard And Michael Jordan, 1991,” the filmmaker wrote.

Ringo Starr, who returned in the day opened for Richard with The Beatles for a couple of suggests in Europe, tweeted: “God bless little Richard one of my all-time musical heroes. Peace and love to all his family.”

Jerry Lee Lewis additionally launched a statement, writing: “It is with a heavy coronary heart that I ask for prayers for the household of my lifelong buddy and fellow Rocker ‘Little Richard.’ He will stay on usually in my coronary heart with his top notch Genius and his friendship! He used to be one of a form and I will pass over him dearly. God Bless his household and fans. Rest In Peace, my friend. Love Eternally, Jerry Lee Lewis.”

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