Nothing makes the Twittersphere explode like the death of a beloved star, and no exception was made for James Gandolfini, who died last night at age 51. After news broke of “The Sopranos” star sudden heart attack in Italy, Hollywood rushed to express its shock and grief in 140 characters.
Bye, bye Tony. We’ll miss you too.
The great James Gandolfini passed away today. Only 51. I can’t believe it. ampmdash; Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) June 20, 2013
I'm truly heartbroken to hear that James Gandolfini has passed away. He is one of my all time favorite actors. Tragic loss. ampmdash; Jonah Hill (@JonahHill) June 19, 2013
R.I.P James Gandolfini. One hell of an actor. ampmdash; Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) June 19, 2013