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Hollywood Reacts to Maya Angelou's Death & Celebrate Her Amazing Life

Hollywood Reacts to Maya Angelou's Death & Celebrate Her Amazing Life

Dr. Maya Angelou sadly passed away earlier today, Wednesday (May 28), at the age of 86 from an unknown cause.

The award winning author, poet, and civil rights activist touched the lives of many, and news of her death shocked the world.

Celebrities took to their social media accounts to remember the wonderful woman, highlighting her great quotes and accomplishments.

Rihanna, Lena Dunham, Katie Couric, Jamie Chung, and more posted touching tributes and condolences.

Click inside to read what Hollywood had to say about Maya Angelou‘s death…

“Angel. #RIPMayaAngelou The first book I read as a teenager, “I know why the caged bird sings”. Felt like we knew her” Rihanna

“To Dr. Maya Angelou…thank you. For everything. #PhenomenalWoman” – Uzo Aduba

“One of my most meaningful days w/ Dr. Angelou. Lessons in motherhood as she talked about her dear mother. @MissAliB” – Jenna Bush Hager

“So saddened by the death of the beautiful @DrMayaAngelou.” Katie Couric

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – RIP Maya Angelou” Kelly Rowland

“Thank you, Maya, for your power, your politics, your poetry. We need you more than ever. Rest in peace.” Lena Dunham

“If you are always trying to be normal, you will never know how amazing you can be.” Maya Angelou – who was utterly amazing.” JK Rowling

“True poet and beautiful story teller. RIP @DrMayaAngelou” Jamie Chung

“My thoughts & prayers are with @DrMayaAngelou’s family & friends. A great loss to those who loved her, all who admired her and our country.” Chelsea Clinton

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou.” Mary J Blige

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