Celebrities React As Cicely Tyson Dies At 96

The death of veteran American actress, Cicely Tyson on Thursday, January 28, 2021, has hit the Hollywood industry in a big way.

Notable Hollywood celebrities and American superstars have since taken to Twitter to write touching tributes to the Emmy award-winning African-American Hollywood star famous for her strong roles in Tyler Perry’s films among other productions.

Pop singer Rihanna wrote:

”A true legend! Rest in power Cicely Tyson”

Actress Zendaya tweeted:

“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.”

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Black-American actress and co-star Viola Davis tweeted:

“I’m devastated. My heart is just broken. I loved you so much!! You were everything to me! You made me feel loved and seen and valued in a world where there is still a cloak of invisibility for us dark chocolate girls. You gave me permission to dream…..”

See their tweets below: