Sadly, comedian Charlie Murphy passed away on Wednesday after losing his battle with leukemia.
Celebs and fans were shocked by the devastating news and took to social media to share their condolences. The funny man made a name for himself in Hollywood while his brother, Eddie Murphy, was the biggest comedic star on the planet. Charlie’s legacy will live on forever.
Check out heartwarming posts from some of Charlie’s famous friends and loyal fans below.
R.I.P. to the legend.
1. Chance The Rapper tweeted about the funny man.
Charlie Murphy was a great man. God bless, we already miss you.— Chance The Rapper (@chancetherapper) April 12, 2017
2. Ice-T is still in shock.
Noooooooo! My good friend Charlie Murphy died???! Fuck!!!— ICE T (@FINALLEVEL) April 12, 2017
3. Gabrielle Union shared her feelings about the legend.
Charlie Murphy was such a kind, sweet, funny man. Damn. Incredible talent, even better man. RIP ❤— Gabrielle Union (@itsgabrielleu) April 12, 2017
4. Chris Rock lost a long time friend.
We just lost one of the funniest most real brothers of all time . Charlie Murphy RIP. pic.twitter.com/AAwItp5AJC— Chris Rock (@chrisrock) April 12, 2017
5. Karen Civil shared her condolences.
6. Bow Wow was shocked by the news of his “Lottery Ticket” co-star
Wow! Lottery Ticket is on @mtv RIGHT NOW! Rip Charlie murphy! I dont know what to say man...— Bow Wow (@smoss) April 12, 2017
7. Wu Tang member Raekwon spoke out.
Rest in paradise Charlie Murphy. 🙏🏾— Raekwon The Chef (@Raekwon) April 12, 2017
Charlie Murphy in his own way carved out an iconic legacy. Which was hard to do when your brother is Eddie Murphy. RIP was good dude.— Robert Littal BSO (@BSO) April 12, 2017
9. MC Hammer reflected back on the good times.
10. Noreaga tweeted about his homie.
Rest in power Charlie Murphy damn that's was the homey!!!— N.O.R.E (@noreaga) April 12, 2017