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Celebs Pay Tribute to Cicely Tyson After Her Death at 96

Celebs Pay Tribute to Cicely Tyson After Her Death at 96

The tributes are pouring out for the late actress Cicely Tyson after her death at the age of 96.

The icon died this week just days after her memoir “Just As I Am” was published.

Shonda Rhimes, who created the series How to Get Away with Murder and was one of the last people to have the honor of working with Cicely, tweeted, “I really need this not to be true.”

Lots of other stars are speaking out with their tributes for Cicely. You can read all of the tweets we’ve found below.

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Zendaya: “This one hurts, today we honor and celebrate the life of one of the greatest to ever do it. Thank you Cicely Tyson. Rest in great power.”

Octavia Spencer: “#CicelyTyson was a national treasure who paved the way for so many of us. #RIP Ms. Tyson! It was truly an honor to work with you.”

Yara Shahidi: “Heartbroken by the passing of the LEGENDARY, GRACEFUL, and ICONIC, Cicely Tyson ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’” From her iconic roles and dedication to her craft, to being the first Black Women to wear her hair naturally on TV, to being my first movie grandmother and guiding me with such care … her impact is TRULY INCALCULABLE #RestInPower”

Tiffany Haddish: “Rest In Peace Queen!โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ’””


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