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Nelson Mandela's death touches Hollywood; Stars offer moving Twitter tributes

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The news of Nelson Mandela’s death on Thursday has celebrities remembering the South African civil rights pioneer. The sad announcement of the leaders death traveled quickly on social media with people expressing grief over the news. While Politicians and public figures paid tribute to the man, Hollywood celebrities also shared grief and gave tributes to the legendary man.

“’To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.’ RIPNelsonMandela” tweeted Olivia Munn from her official Twitter account.

“BREAKING NEWS: Nelson Mandela has died, aged 95. One of the great men of history. RIP,” tweeted Piers Morgan from his official Twitter account.

“RIP Nelson Mandela u changed the Whole world with your dignity and Strength!!! #TeamDl,” tweeted DL Hughley from his official twitter account.

“Today is officially one of the saddest days! The world has lost the most inspirational person to ever walk the earth rip #NelsonMandela,” tweeted Kelly Osbourne after hearing the news from Twitter.

"Mandela is gone. There is no one else like him," tweeted Anderson Cooper from his official Twitter account.

“Wow. RIP Nelson Mandela. ‘After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb,’” tweeted Randy Jackson who was sad to hear the news.

As the news is shared around the world, celebrities as well as people who admired the great leader will offer more touching tributes. Nelson Mandela's influence made such a substantial impact that he will be mourned for days to come.

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