While most around the world were still mourning the untimely death of the Goblin King, David Bowie, the world took another hit when news of another celebrity death surfaced. The world stopped as our hearts felt heavy with grief after learning that Alan Rickman has passed after a very short battle with cancer. The news spread rapidly across the internet as people everywhere, celebrities and commoners alike, mourn the death of such a fantastic man. Below is a composition of some of the most emotional and commemorative tweets on the shocking loss of a legend.
ALAN RICKMAN (1946-2016)
There is so much that is matchless to remember about Alan Rickman. pic.twitter.com/x6cRB4VIIS
— Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) January 14, 2016
MY ADVISOR HAS JUST INFORMED ME ALAN RICKMAN HAS DIED—IF I AM MADE PRESIDENT I PROMISE THE AMERICAN PEOPLE THIS: VOLDEMORT WILL PAY
— Bernie Thoughts (@berniethoughts) January 14, 2016
If Emma Thompson’s tribute to Alan Rickman doesn’t get you emotional, then you have no soul!
— People (@people) January 14, 2016
'…We need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from & what might be possible.' #AlanRickman
— Ben Barnes (@benbarnes) January 14, 2016
“Always.” Alan Rickman, 1946-2016 pic.twitter.com/NGSa3XG0HR
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) January 14, 2016
Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson had plenty so say in respects to their departed co-star.
— Postmark Studios (@PostmarkStudios) January 14, 2016
— HuffPost (@HuffPost) January 14, 2016
This blew my mind!
David Bowie’s last music video was Lazarus.
Alan Rickman’s character’s character in Galaxy Quest was Dr. Lazarus.
They’ll be back.
— MATT REAL (@Matty_ReRe) January 14, 2016
"How do we make this thing better?"
"Just put Alan Rickman in it."
– Standard Hollywood conversation#RIPAlanRickman
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 14, 2016
— ELLE Magazine (US) (@ELLEmagazine) January 14, 2016
What a truly sad day… Alan Rickman is a legend. Wanted to say something special. Rest in Peace good sir. pic.twitter.com/L99lweXlUq
— Andy Signore (@andysignore) January 14, 2016
— Mashable (@mashable) January 14, 2016
— Michael Schmid (@ADaddyBlog) January 14, 2016
Rest in Peace, Alan Rickman. May your legacy live on for centuries.