Don Cornelius’ Death: Celebrities React

Posted on February 1st, 2012 at 8:04 am
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The death of Don Cornelius on Wednesday has caused an outpouring of messages from celebs about the legendary host of Soul Train.

Quincy Jones: I am shocked and deeply saddened at the sudden passing of my friend, colleague, and business partner Don Cornelius. Don was a visionary pioneer and a giant in our business. Before MTV there was Soul Train, that will be the great legacy of Don Cornelius. His contributions to television, music and our culture as a whole will never be matched. My heart goes out to Don’s family and loved ones.

Wyclef Jean: JUST WOKE UP TO SOME SAD NEWS , R.I.P. Don Cornelius founder of SOUL TRAIN

Talib Kweli Greene: RIP the legend Don Cornelius. Soul Train was a huge part of my saturday mornings growing up

Robin Roberts: Very sad to hear about the death of Don Cornelius, former host of Soul Train. Grew up watching that show: “peace, love and sooooul”. RIP

Nile Rogers: Don Cornelius RIP – The 1st time I played Soul Train it changed my life! Thank you for creating a funkier more informed world

Ginuwine ELGIN: RIP Don Cornelius Someone who paved the way for black music I still remember my first time on soul train what an experience

LaLa Anthony: Sad and stunned about Don Cornelius. Praying for his family.. May he Rest In Peace…

Smokey Robinson: I regret hearing about the loss of Don Cornelius, it’s a musical tragedy. He brought exposure and positive image to black talent

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    • Carlyl

      So sad. RIP brotha

      • TONYA

        I HOPE EXWIFE DO NOT KEEP THE MONEY, IF SHE DID THAT WOULD BE BLOOD MONEY.  GIVE IT TO CHARITY. OR HIS KIDS……….  MAY GOD BLESS THE FAMILY MEMBERS. MS T. P.S. HE,S GONE FOREVER.A SAD WORLD.

    • Kiki

      I love himmmmmmmmmmmmmm