Hollywood reacts to Michael Clarke Duncan's death

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

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A sampling of the outpouring of love and memories from the Hollywood and sports worlds, Monday, following the death of Michael Clarke Duncan, many of them on Twitter:

* "I am terribly saddened at the loss of Big Mike. He was the treasure we all discovered on the set of The Green Mile. He was magic. He was a big love of man and his passing leaves us stunned." — Tom Hanks.

* "I'm devastated at the loss of Michael Clarke Duncan, one of the finest people I've ever had the privilege to work with or know. Michael was the gentlest of souls — an exemplar of decency, integrity, and kindness. The sadness I feel is inexpressible. — Frank Darabont, director of The Green Mile.

* "(@)OfficialMCD I can't believe you are gone, my friend. I will miss our Lakers vs Mavs bets and texts. You will not be forgotten. RIP" — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban ((@)mcuban).

* "Michael Clarke Duncan passes at 54. A striking screen presence." — Film critic Roger Ebert ((@)ebertchicago).

* "'When something happens, we always say it happens for a reason' (tilde) Michael Clarke Duncan 12/10/57 - 9/3/12 I'll miss you my brother." — Dwayne Johnson ((@)TheRock).

* "I met Michael years ago and he was such a nice guy. Very sad." — Auto racing star Danica Patrick ((@)DanicaPatrick).

* "Michael Clarke Duncan always had a smile on his face & a big bear hug ready for you. My thoughts & prayers are with his family & friends. RIP" — Actress Olivia Munn ((@)oliviamunn).

* "RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. Heaven has an amazing new angel. I will miss your smile most." — Actress-television host Holly Robinson Peete: ((@)hollyrpeete).

* "I will miss my friend, Michael Clarke Duncan. What an incredible soldier in God's Plan." — Comedian-talk show host Steve Harvey ((@)IAmSteveHarvey).

* "I am so shocked and heart broken to hear about Michael Clarke Duncan's passing. What a man of quality. Both in his life and his work." — Actress Alexa Vega ((@)alexavega).

* "So so sorry to hear about Michael Clarke Duncan, accomplished actor, proud South Sider ..." — ESPN host Michael Wilbon ((@)RealMikeWilbon).

* "Rip Michael Clarke Duncan. We shared sum great times! C u on the other side friend... (@)OMAROSA praying 4 u & the fam." —- Actress-comedian Niecy Nash ((@)NiecyNash).

* "Just heard the news that (@)officialmcd passed away. My prayers go out to his family and (@)Omarosa during this very sad time." — Former boxing champion Lennox Lewis ((@)LennoxLewis).

* "RIP Michael Clarke Duncan. A really GOOD Brother, I'll miss U Bruh." — Former NBA star and television host John Salley ((@)thejohnsalley).

* "Ahhh... (hash)michaelclarkeDuncan I loved you! Green Mile was epic. RIP (hash)gentlegiant" — Singer-actress Katharine McPhee ((@)katharinemcphee).

* "Man, just watched Michael Clarke Duncan in Talladega Nights last night! RIP to a terrific actor." — TNT Sports reporter David Aldridge ((@)daldridgetnt).




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