RIP Amy Winehouse

Singer's death sets Twitter ablaze
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 23, 2011 2:12 PM CDT
RIP Amy Winehouse: Celebrities Take to Twitter to Mourn Her Death
Amy Winehouse performs on stage in Belgrade on June 18.   (AP Photo/File)

Instant eulogies are pouring in via Twitter for Amy Winehouse, found dead today in her London apartment, notes CBS.

  • OutKast's Big Boi: "Kurt Cobain, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Jimi Hendrix and now Amy Winehouse. All died aged 27. RIP to you all."
  • Demi Moore: "Truly sad news about Amy Winehouse. My heart goes out to her family. May her troubled soul find peace."
  • Anderson Cooper: "Just heard a report amy winehouse has died. If true, such a waste of a great talent"

  • Leann Rimes: "RIP Amy Winehouse. So sad to see such a talent gone and her life end in tragedy. This makes me terribly sad."
  • Samantha Ronson: "I'm not sure how anyone with a soul can make jokes about the passing of one of the most talented artists this generation will see."
(More Amy Winehouse dead stories.)

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