Celebrities are taking to Twitter to express sadness over the passing of action director, Tony Scott. Scott committed suicide on Sunday afternoon by jumping off a bridge in Los Angeles County. He was 68 years old.
Scott’s Man on Fire actor, Marc Anthony, was one of the first to tweet his shock over the news:
“Rest in peace, brother. Tony Scott, a genius silenced. I am devastated!! Why?????” he tweeted.
Rosario Dawson, who starred in one of Scott’s 2010 action flick Unstoppable, wrote:
“Tony Scott … you left us too soon. How terribly sad. What a lovely, kind human being you were. I will love and miss you much.
Blessings to your family. Rest in peace.”
Other celebrities tweeting about the director’s passing include singer turned actor, Justin Timberlake, and Eli Roth.
“So sad to hear the news about Tony Scott. His movies made growing up more fun for me. My prayers and condolences to the Scott family,” Timberlake wrote.
RIP Tony Scott. Never knew him but always heard nothing but great things about him and I loved his films. Terrible loss for cinema,” Roth added
Scott reportedly left a suicide note inside of his office.