Celebs React to Gwen Ifill's Death with Touching Tributes
The veteran news anchor died on Monday (November 14) and the world is understandably upset about the loss, especially with everything going on in the news these days.
Read what people are saying below…
.@gwenifill I'm heartbroken and not ready for the past tense with you. Sending all the love in the world to your family and loved ones.
— Lin-Manuel Miranda (@Lin_Manuel) November 14, 2016
The extraordinarily timed and intelligent Gwen Ifill has passed away from cancer. I will so miss her impeccable character and friendship.
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) November 14, 2016
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Rest in peace, Gwen Ifill
— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) November 14, 2016
She was a great journalist, great moderator, a pillar in news. Gwen Ifill is deservedly the news this hour. #newshour
— Uzo Aduba (@UzoAduba) November 14, 2016
Sadness beyond words.I know so many women, black women who believed they could succeed because of Gwen Ifill.She made us feel we could do it
— Tamron Hall (@tamronhall) November 14, 2016
Saddened by the passing of Gwen Ifill – a true trailblazer in her field and a role model for young women journalists across the nation.
— Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) November 14, 2016
Totally devastated by news of the death PBS and former NBC News colleague Gwen Ifill. She was the rarest of journalists. She will be missed pic.twitter.com/ubkWqp37r3
— Al Roker (@alroker) November 14, 2016
2016, you are cruel. https://t.co/ZIuHvZoi26
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) November 14, 2016
Very sad to learn we have lost Gwen Ifill. Gwen represented the best of broadcast journalism. Our hearts are broken.
— Lester Holt (@LesterHoltNBC) November 14, 2016
Am so sad to learn of Gwen Ifill's passing. She contributed so much to journalism and politics. May she rest in peace.
— lisaling (@lisaling) November 14, 2016
I am shook and saddened about the reported death of Gwen Ifill. She's was a rare, gifted, and enlightened journalist. Her integrity was firm
— Reverend Al Sharpton (@TheRevAl) November 14, 2016
Brokenhearted to learn that Gwen Ifill has passed away after a fight with cancer. A wonderful journalist and human being. What a loss. pic.twitter.com/4HXigfEWvc
— Shaun King (@ShaunKing) November 14, 2016
I'm saddened to learn of the passing of @gwenifill. She was an amazing journalist and will be truly missed.
— Dr. Ben Carson (@RealBenCarson) November 14, 2016
— Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) November 14, 2016