Adam Yauch Tributes Flood Twitter


0  Updated at 1:29 pm, May 4th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story YORK) — Celebrity reaction to Beastie Boy Adam Yauch’s death swept the Internet Friday. On Twitter, tributes from the music world and beyond abound:

“Adam was incredibly sweet and the most sensitive artist who I loved dearly. I was always inspired by his work. He will be missed by all of us.” — Russell Simmons, mentor for the Beastie Boys and founder of

“Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch’s passing. A true pioneer of art. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones. #RIPMCA” — Justin Timberlake.

“God Bless the soul of Adam Yauch aka MCA of the Beastie Boys. RIP” — Common.

“What an awful day. Rest in peace, MCA.” — Martha Plimpton.

“Rest in Peace Adam Yauch. Our condolences to your friends and family.” — Duran Duran.

“Rest in peace MCA. You are a legend. No sleep ’till Brooklyn. Lenny.” — Lenny Kravitz.

“Crushed to hear the news of Adam Yauch’s passing. #RIPMCA” — Lance Armstrong.

“We lost one of our greatest talents today. my prayers and thoughts go out to the family and friends of Adam Yauch. Beastie Boys for life.” — Milla Jovovich.

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