Prince Death 1 Year Later: Celebrity Tributes on Twitter With #RIPPrince


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Prince in 2007. (Photograph by Kevin Winter/Getty Photographs for NCLR)

A yr in the past as we speak, Prince died at age 57, leaving the music group and his followers in shock. His absence continues to be felt, main celebrities and followers to hurry to Twitter to pay tribute to the “Purple Rain” icon. Many are utilizing the hashtag #RIPPrince, which is trending on the social community worldwide.

It was later confirmed by the Midwest Medical Examiner’s Workplace in Anoka County, Minnesota on June 2, 2016 that Prince died of an unintentional fentanyl opioid overdose. After his demise, Prince was cremated, with the ashes placed inside an elaborate urn designed to appear to be his Paisley Park residence. Fan can now tour Prince’s home, with tickets costing between $38.50 and $100.

In a new interview with Katie Couric, drummer and Prince collaborator Sheila E. stated she had no concept that her pal battled habit. “The factor about Prince is that he [was] an individual that was all the time in management. Why would he do one thing that may jeopardize his life? It doesn’t make sense to me,” she stated.

When requested what she missed about Prince, Sheila E. stated, “We talked about life rather a lot. We talked about ‘What are we going to do in 10 years?’ or the place the world’s going to be.”

Contemplating Prince’s stature within the music business, it’s no shock that nobody has forgotten his work. Listed here are a number of the superstar tributes already pouring in. This publish will proceed to be up to date as extra tributes from Twitter and Instargram are available.

The Good Morning America workforce wrote:

Rapper Fats Tony:

Standup comic Davon Magwood:

DJ Carl Cox:

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The Minneapolis Institute of Artwork was lit purple in Prince’s honor.

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BET has requested followers to share their reminiscences of Prince with the hashtag #BETREmembersPrince.

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The At present Present group:

The CBS This Morning workforce: