5 Celebrities React to David Bowie’s Death

News has broken that British music legend and icon David Bowie has passed away aged 69 following a battle with cancer. Responsible for having a huge influence on the music industry and its direction over the years, Bowie was a master of reinvention and was not only musically talented, but a unique visionary whose talent extended into other artistic areas including film and fashion.

Elijah Wood


Actor Elijah Wood commented that he just couldn’t imagine a world without the legendary singer and he said farewell: “Never imagined a world without him. He has ascended into the cosmos from whence he came. Farewell, David Bowie.”

Fearne Cotton

Fearne Cotton commented that she sad to hear about the loss of someone who innovated so much during his time in the music industry: “Devastated. There will only ever be one David Bowie. A pioneer, a maverick and a visionary. I’ve been so inspired by him and his intent on doing what he wants without thought of judgment and views of others. RIP to one of the last icons.”

Frances Bean Cobain

Frances said goodbye to the famous music icon with her own special tribute: “R.I.P. David Bowie. You were an icon, you changed the idea of what a man should be, your musical genius will live on.”

Josh Groban

Josh commented on how David played by his own rules: “He never seemed of this earth. Now he’s left it. He bent rules, gender, genres, and our minds. RIP David Bowie. One. Of. A. Kind.”

Kanye West

Kanye commented that Bowie has been a huge inspiration for him throughout his life: ”David Bowie was one of my most important inspirations, so fearless, so creative, he gave us magic for a lifetime. I pray for his family and friends.”