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Celebs React to Gene Wilder's Death - Read the Tweets

Celebs React to Gene Wilder's Death - Read the Tweets

The death of the legendary actor Gene Wilder has left the world in mourning and celebrities are taking to Twitter to react to the loss.

Many stars have been sharing their favorite photos and movie scenes featuring Gene, including plenty of pics of him as Willy Wonka.

Mel Brooks, the director that Gene worked with on movies like The Producers and Blazing Saddles, released a statement on the news.

Gene Wilder – One of the truly great talents of our time. He blessed every film we did with his magic & he blessed me with his friendship,” he tweeted.

Click inside to read what more celebs are saying about the loss…

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