‘We are heartbroken’: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Love Hewitt and more pay tribute to Leslie Jordan


‘We are heartbroken’: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Love Hewitt and more pay tribute to Leslie Jordan… hours after the comedian died in a car crash at 67

Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Love Hewitt and a number of celebrities shared heartfelt tributes to the much-loved comedian, Leslie Jordan, after his unexpected passing.

Hours after news broke that the Beverly Leslie on Will & Grace, for which he won the Primetime Emmy Award in 2006, died in a car crash in Hollywood, California, stars across the globe came together to mourn his death. 

Pfeiffer, 64, marked the took to Instagram to describe took to Instagram to describe Jordan as ‘such a light for so many.’

Tragic: Michelle Pfeiffer, Jennifer Love Hewitt and a number of celebrities shared heartfelt tributes to the much-loved comedian, Leslie Jordan, after his unexpected passing

‘Generously gifting the world with his love and humor, especially during this lockdown; one of our bleakest and loneliest times,’ captioned a photo of the star looking at the car as he rested on the side of his face.

She concluded: ‘He lived everyday to bring joy to every one he came in contact with. Such a talent. Such an extraordinary human being. Such a loss. Rest well my friend.’

Similarly, Hewitt, 43, shared an image of her friend smiling brightly with a gut-wrenching caption. 

Grieving: Pfeiffer, 64, marked the took to Instagram to describe took to Instagram to describe Jordan as 'such a light for so many'

Grieving: Pfeiffer, 64, marked the took to Instagram to describe took to Instagram to describe Jordan as ‘such a light for so many’

Thoughtful: Viola Davis penned a message about having 'the fondest memories of you while filming The Help'

Thoughtful: Viola Davis penned a message about having ‘the fondest memories of you while filming The Help’

'My heart is broken. Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I ever had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who ever met him, loved him. There will never be anyone like him. A unique talent with an enormous, caring heart. You will be missed, my dear friend ❤️' Sean Hayes tweeted

‘My heart is broken. Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I ever had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who ever met him, loved him. There will never be anyone like him. A unique talent with an enormous, caring heart. You will be missed, my dear friend ❤️’ Sean Hayes tweeted

‘I feel like I can’t breathe. My beautiful and sweet friend. What will we all do without you? Your entire being spread love, sunshine and goodness,’ she asked. ‘I will miss you more than I have words to say. Love you friend. May you make heaven as joyful as you made earth.’

In response, actress Ruby Rose commented: ‘A gem of a human. So sorry for your loss ❤️.’ 

Viola Davis penned a message about having ‘the fondest memories of you while filming The Help.’ 

Gut-wrenching loss: NSYNC alum Lance Bass wrote on Instagram: 'Legend is not a large enough word to describe Leslie Jordan'

Gut-wrenching loss: NSYNC alum Lance Bass wrote on Instagram: ‘Legend is not a large enough word to describe Leslie Jordan’

'No!!! Not Leslie Jordan. Oh God. Why does every day of the week have to suck?' Josh Gad tweeted

‘No!!! Not Leslie Jordan. Oh God. Why does every day of the week have to suck?’ Josh Gad tweeted

'I am stunned at the death of Leslie Jordan, who delighted us with his many roles on television and film. The cause of death was a car crash after he suffered a medical emergency. Leslie, we are heartbroken at your loss and will miss your mirth and your inimitable spirit,' George Takei tweeted

‘I am stunned at the death of Leslie Jordan, who delighted us with his many roles on television and film. The cause of death was a car crash after he suffered a medical emergency. Leslie, we are heartbroken at your loss and will miss your mirth and your inimitable spirit,’ George Takei tweeted

‘I’d never been in the presence of anyone who loved life and people as much as you. Your heart was as big as your humor. You lived. You took up space. You were present. Rest well!!’ she wrote on Instagram.

NSYNC alum Lance Bass wrote on Instagram: ‘Legend is not a large enough word to describe Leslie Jordan.’ 

‘No one made me laugh harder. This one is heartbreaking. Rest well my friend,’ the singer concluded.

'I'll never forget playing baseball with my friend #LeslieJordan in DC. He brought this up to me every time I saw him,' TV host Ross Mathews mourned on Twitter

‘I’ll never forget playing baseball with my friend #LeslieJordan in DC. He brought this up to me every time I saw him,’ TV host Ross Mathews mourned on Twitter

Tragic: Lynda Carter tweeted: 'Leslie Jordan put a smile on the faces of so many, especially with his pandemic videos. What a feat to keep us all laughing and connected in such difficult times... It feels so cruel that this could happen to such a beautiful'

Tragic: Lynda Carter tweeted: ‘Leslie Jordan put a smile on the faces of so many, especially with his pandemic videos. What a feat to keep us all laughing and connected in such difficult times… It feels so cruel that this could happen to such a beautiful’

'#RIP Leslie Jordan [pink heart emojis] Truly one of a kind, he'll be missed dearly!' Carmen Electra tweeted

‘#RIP Leslie Jordan [pink heart emojis] Truly one of a kind, he’ll be missed dearly!’ Carmen Electra tweeted

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