Hollywood reacts to Liz Taylor’s death

Hollywood was in mourning over the loss of Elizabeth Taylor, who died Wednesday of congestive heart failure at age 79. A few snippets from the blogosphere:

Elton John: “We have just lost a Hollywood giant. More importantly, we have lost an incredible human being.” Larry King: “[A] great friend, a great star and one gutsy woman. She was so special. You won’t see the likes of her again.” Nia Vardolos: “RIP Elizabeth Taylor: thank you for your talent, AIDS fundraising, and fabulousness. There is nothing like a Dame.’’ Kylie Minogue: “Like a pure white diamond you’ll shine on and on and on.” Loni Love: “Elizabeth Taylor did so much to help fight HIV/Aids, wonderful and beautiful actress…hollywood has lost a great star…” Bettheny Frankel: “fitting that it’s gloomy&rainy in ny. A place of sadness.” George Michael: “Elizabeth Taylor was the last of the Hollywood greats, and a fantastically charming woman. She was also the only person I’ve ever met that had violet eyes. They were genuinely violet. So beautiful.’’ Elaine Lancaster: “She was one person who did so much for AIDS and HIV. I only wish I could have met her.’’ Michael Caine: “So sad to hear about my beautiful friend Elizabeth Taylor. She was a great human being.’’ Steve Martin: “She was witty and self-deprecating, which I found surprising and delightful. She loved to laugh.” Mario Lopez: “One of the last true Hollywood legends.. What a lady, what a life..” Jane Fonda: “I can tell you she was kind, brave, generous and loyal.” Joan Rivers: “She was the 1st major celebrity to join me in the fight against AIDS when it wasn’t a popular cause.” Kirstie Alley: “Elizabeth…thank u for the lessons u taught me about life..suffering and joy….you are the BRIGHTEST STAR in the universe..Eternal love.”