New Year's Eve just got a lot less rockin'. According to multiple reports, the affable and iconic TV personality Dick Clark passed away April 18 following a massive heart attack. He was 82. Celebrities did as they often do and paid tribute to the entertainment industry fixture via Twitter shortly after the sad news broke. Here's a sampling of what they had to say.
Former "Bachelorette" Trista Sutter remembered meeting Clark: "I am so saddened to hear about Dick Clark. :( Was lucky to meet him on The Other Half days. Thoughts go to his family & friends"
"RIP dick Clark. You were amazing to work with. U will be missed. Xxxoo" -- Jenny McCarthy
Celebrity Chef Giada deLaurentiis wrote "aww...RIP # DickClark ...a legend that will never be forgotten. # sendinglove "
"I'm so sad to hear of the passing of Dick Clark. I loved American Bandstand and we will all miss him on New Years Eve RIP" -- "Real Housewife" Jill Zarin
"REST IN PEACE to the DICK CLARK!! U were pioneer n a good man!! Thank u sir" -- Snoop Dogg
Mario Lopez offered up a multi -part remembrance: "Just heard the news of Dick Clark... It was truly an honor to have worked with him, learn from him and to be able to call him a friend. He ...was a great man and an even better friend. The word legend is thrown around a lot, but it's never more appropriate than when used... ...in describing Mr. Clark.. He was a real inspiration & influence in my life. I will dearly miss my friend... Rest well DC"
"Dick Clark was one of a kind ... he built an empire in the TV glory day. He was an amazing producer and host..and he was immensely creative." -- TMZ's Harvey Levin
Seth Green extended his thanks: "So saddened by Dick Clark's passing- an innovator, a legend, a man who believed in the greatness of humans. # ThankYou "
" # RIP Dick Clark. Always so nice Employed me many times. I will miss you Dick. Prayers to Kari and the family # Legend " -- Holly Robinson Peete
Dick Clark will be remembered by many celebrities.
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