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Donna Summer dead: celebrities mourn on Twitter

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In the wake of the news that disco legend Donna Summer died this morning, a slew of celebrities have headed to Twitter to pen pithy tributes to the platinum recording artist. Read what celebs are tweeting below:

Ellen DeGeneres: I’m so sad about the news that Donna Summer died this morning. I was a big fan. I even used one of her songs in my show that airs today.

Ryan Seacrest: I remember sitting in the front seat of my mom’s toyota while she sang Donna Summer’s “she works hard for the money” songs were just classic

Solange Knowles: Donna Summer- You have inspired me in so many ways…..

Billy Ray Cyrus: R I P #Donna Summer LEGEND !!! Your music will live forever.

Gloria Estefan: Few singers have impacted music & the world like Donna Summer! It’s the end of an era. Peace & prayers 2 all who loved her. I will miss her!

Neil Patrick Harris: Donna Summer passed away today. Same day as Jim Henson, 22 years ago. In honor of both: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hj9FezVge1k

Kylie Minogue: One of my earliest musical inspirations, RIP Donna Summer #BadGirlsForEver

Dot Marie Jones: R.I.P. DONNA SUMMER, YOU WORKED HARD FOR YOUR MONEY, NOW ENJOY THAT LAST DANCE GIRL!!! WILL ALWAYS LOVE, LOVE, LOVE HER MUSIC

Kate Walsh: I remember buying Donna Summer’s “i remember yesterday” when i was 10, being obsessed w/”i feel love” RT … http://tmi.me/q7XWc

Adam Shankman: Sleep sweetly eternally my Amazing Donna Summer! Tonight, after my prayers, I will dance the last dance and think of you. Xoox

David Boreanaz: R.I.P. Donna Summer. A mezzo-soprano range of a soul and artist.

Mario Lopez: R.I.P Donna Summer…I remember roller skating to hits like “Last Dance” “Hot Stuff” & “Bad Girls.” Synonymous with the 70’s.. #QueenOfDisco

Nigel Lythgoe: One of my favorite singers of all time, Donna Summer, is dead. She defined dance music in the 70’s and had a wonderful voice and personality

Katharine McPhee: RIP Donna Summer…hope you’re dancing up there.

Bethenny Frankel: So sad about Donna Summer passing away. Her music was such a big part of my life & memories. I wasn’t ready for her “last dance.”

Quincy Jones: Rest in Peace dear Donna Summer. Your voice was the heartbeat and soundtrack of a decade.

Adam Lambert: RIP Donna Summer. glorious disco Goddess.

Read more:

Donna Summer has died at 63

Donna Summer playlist: In memoriam

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