Celebs remember Elizabeth Taylor

March 24, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle
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The world is in mourning of Hollywood legend and style icon, Elizabeth Taylor. Monday, the web was ablaze with tributes, gossip, insight, stories and remembrances… and shout out on Twitter from Taylor’s friends, fans and fellow actors.

Keep reading for more on remembering Elizabeth Taylor… after the jump.

Twitter was a abuzz all day long Monday over the passing of the great Elizabeth Taylor. Here’s what some of the actresses famous friends had to say:

Zooey Deschanel:
“RIP elizabeth taylor, a great actress and a great beauty, who’s formidable contributions to both film and charity will always be remembered.”

Steve Martin:
“I met Elizabeth Taylor several times. She was witty and self-deprecating, which I found surprising and delightful. She loved to laugh.”

Mario Lopez:
“God bless Elizabeth Taylor. One of the last true Hollywood legends.. What a lady, what a life..”

The Office actress/writer/producer Mindy Kaling:
“White Diamonds was the first fancy thing I owned in my life. Elizabeth Taylor is the first person so glamorous you wanted to smell like her.”

Jane Fonda:
“I knew elizabeth Taylor and I can tell you she was kind, brave, generous and loyal. I am sad.”

Richard Roeper:
“Elizabeth Taylor was a silver screen legend, a tabloid favorite 50 years before Brangelina and a tireless worker for noble causes. RIP.”

Joan Rivers:
“Sad to hear of Elizabeth Taylor’s death. She was the 1st major celebrity to join me in the fight against AIDS when it wasn’t a popular cause”

LeAnn Rimes:
“RIP Elizabeth Taylor. It’s so amazing how someone has left such a legacy that will forever live on. I am really, truly saddened this morning”

Larry King:
“Elizabeth Taylor was a great friend, a great star and one gutsy woman. She was so special. You won’t see the likes of her again…”

Magic Johnson:
“Elizabeth, thank you for all your help in the battle for HIV and AIDS. You will be missed by the world.”

General Hospital star Nancy Lee Grahn:
“RIP Elizabeth Taylor (proud to say my original TV stepmommy). A class act by all that I know that knew her. Tony thought she hung the moon”

Marlee Matlin:
“So VERY shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of Dame Elizabeth Taylor. A true Hollywood legend and humanitarian and friend. RIP”

Sports guy Bill Simmons:
“RIP, Elizabeth Taylor. This can’t be forgotten: early-1960′s Liz was the George Washington of Mount Babemore. Total package.”

Comedian Thomas Lennon:
“Just me, or are we all hoping Liz picks Burton for her Heaven Husband?”

Bethenny Frankel:
“such a sad when a legend like Elizabeth Taylor pass away.fitting that it’s gloomy&rainy in ny.A place of sadness”

Kirstie Alley:
“Elizabeth…thank u for the lessons u taught me about life..suffering and Joy….you are the BRIGHTEST STAR in the universe..Eternal love”

Kate Walsh:
“Elizabeth Taylor, rest in peace. What an extraordinary woman. JUST talking about ‘furious love’ yesterday. Xxxxxx”

Joy Behar:
“Elizabeth Taylor’s family is asking in lieu of flowers, that you contribute to the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation: http://bit.ly/hRQ3ji

Stephen Fry:
“RIP Dame Elizabeth Taylor, surely the last of a breed…”

Michael Ian Black:
“I like to think that the first person Elizabeth Taylor sees in heaven is Michael Jackson. I hope heaven is weird like that.”

 


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