Michelle Pfeiffer shares heartbreaking message after being rocked by devastating news - inundated with support
Michelle Pfeiffer has paid an emotional tribute on social media following the heartbreaking news of Leslie Jordan's death aged 67.
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The Hollywood star shared a headshot of the beloved actor smiling while sitting down with his hand resting on his face, alongside a poignant message.
She wrote: "I just heard the devastating news of the beloved Leslie Jordan's passing. Leslie was such a light for so many. Generously gifting the world with his love and humor, especially during lockdown; one of our bleakest and loneliest times.
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"He lived everyday to bring joy to everyone he came in contact with. Such a talent. Such an extraordinary human being. Such a loss. Rest well my friend."
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Fans were quick to comment on the post, with one writing: "My heart is broken yet again. What an extraordinary man," while another wrote: "Such a sad loss to all of us who giggled through the shutdown with him… he entertained us and brought a needed lightness. He obviously adored you @michellepfeifferofficial." A third added: "Oh no! That is so sad! He truly uplifted my darkest days during lockdown. An incredibly funny and lovable character! He will be missed. Rest In Peace beautiful soul."
Michelle Pfeiffer paid a poignant tribute to Leslie Jordan following his death
Leslie - an Emmy-winning actor best known for his roles in Will & Grace and American Horror Story - was driving in Hollywood on Monday morning and crashed into the side of a building, suffering from a medical emergency.
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Shortly after the news broke, his agent David Shaul led the way in paying tribute to him. "The world is definitely a much darker place today without the love and light of Leslie Jordan," he said.
Leslie Jordan died aged 67 in a car crash in Hollywood
"Not only was he a mega talent and joy to work with, but he provided an emotional sanctuary to the nation at one of its most difficult times.
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"What he lacked in height he made up for in generosity and greatness as a son, brother, artist, comedian, partner and human being. Knowing that he has left the world at the height of both his professional and personal life is the only solace one can have today."
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