Twitter Flooded with Tributes to McQueen

updated 02/11/2010 AT 11:00 AM ET

originally published 02/11/2010 AT 11:50 AM ET

Moments after the news of Alexander McQueen’s apparent suicide broke, celebrity fans took to Twitter to express shock, sadness and pay tribute to the fashion designer.

• DitaVonTeese: “Rest in peace, Mr. McQueen.”

• Kirstie Alley: ALEXANDER MCQUEEN…you made big bottomed and not so big bottomed girls all over the world look stunning..come back soon..give it another go”

• Kim Kardashian: I just found out Alexander McQueen died!!! I’m in shock! So sad! I’m wearing one of his dresses now! He was such a talented designer”

• Stephanie Pratt: “No, no, no omg so sad :( ”

• Russell Simmons: “Nice guy commited suicide. Hurts to hear”

• Kelly Osbourne: “i am so so sad to hear the news of Lee (Alexander) McQueen! i really just dont know what say im really in shock”

• Rachel Zoe: “I cant describe the tragic loss of such a brilliant man and designer Alexander McQueen..R.I.P xo RZ”

• Katy Perry: “Rest In Peace Alexander McQueen. Just woke up, so sad.”

• Jenna Elfman: SOOOOOOO sad that Alexander McQueen has passed. 40 years old, a brilliant designer. Thank you for all you created…”

• Joel Madden: “R.I.P. Alexander McQueen. You were one of the best man. Always hoped to meet you.”

• Simon Huck: “OMG! this is so sad! Alexander McQueen commits suicide. so sad…”

• Donatella Versace: “Alexander McQueen was unique. His imagination had no limits, he had an amazing personality and his creativity was genius.”

• Christian Siriano: “McQueen has inspired me in every way possible,I did not know him well but i feel so honored to have watched him work on his craft.”

• Catherine Malandrino: “I just heard about Alexander McQueen and I feel so devastated. My heart and prayers are with his loved ones.”


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