He passed away on Saturday (October 26) at the age of 71, and Lou Reed”s death has many of Tinseltowns biggest stars in mourning.
Over the weekend, a bevy of celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to share their sorrow over the news.
Miley Cyrus tweeted, noooooooooo notttttttttt LOU REED,” while Lena Dunham shared, We love you Lou. We love you Laurie.
Preggers actress Olivia Wilde noted, Damn. Lou Reed. Damn, and Mallrats mastermind Kevin Smith penned, Mr LOU REED had himself a dream: Velvet the underground & change the music scene. Now he”s up & gone away. #RIP Lou Reed, an un-Perfect Day.
Pulp Ficton stud Samuel L. Jackson posted, R.I.P. Lou Reed. Just met at the GQ Awards. The music of my generation. Still Relevant! and Carson Daly chimed in, RIP Lou Reed. The Velvet Underground broke all the rules and made music and art become one in NYC during a special era- best to his family.
Always memorable, Whoopi Goldberg added, The great & amazing Lou Reed has died my condolences 2 his wife Laurie Anderson. Lou was1of a kind & this colored girl still says dededede… and Ke$ha declared, so sad with the loss of Lou Reed -such an incredible visionary and songwriter. so inspirational. transformer on repeat.