How celebrities and friends are mourning Prince’s sudden death

Prince performing during “American Idol” finale at Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
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Prince’s death at age 57 is rocking the entertainment world like few other events ever have.

Famous fans of the musician span generations, including movie stars like Samuel L. Jackson, Marlee Matlin, and Elijah Wood, as well as fellow music artists Wu Tang Clan, Lupe Fiasco, and Justin Timberlake.

They flocked to social media to share their memories, pain, stories, and admiration.

Prince’s body was found at hisPaisley Park estate insuburban Minneapolison Thursday, after police responded to a call regarding a death.

The cause of death is unknown at this time, though a representative for Prince previously said he “has been fighting the flu for several weeks.”

See what entertainers and Prince’s fans are saying about his sudden death below:

He Changed The World!! A True Visionary. What a loss. I’m Devastated.???? This is Not A Love Song.

A photo posted by Madonna (@madonna) on Apr 21, 2016 at 11:17am PDT

A shock to read #Prince has died. He was so magnificent at the Super Bowl that I was privileged to perform the National Anthem in sign. RIP

– Marlee Matlin (@MarleeMatlin) April 21, 2016

I Miss My Brother. Prince Was A Funny Cat. Great Sense Of Humor.

A photo posted by Spike Lee (@officialspikelee) on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:18am PDT

no one, no one, no one like Prince. Incomparable.

– Michael Keaton (@MichaelKeaton) April 21, 2016

And just like that…the world lost a lot of magic ✨ Rest in peace Prince! Thanks for giving us so much…

– KATY PERRY (@katyperry) April 21, 2016

I am deeply shocked to hear of Prince’s passing. 1/4

– Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) April 21, 2016

Prince was a revolutionary artist, a great musician, composer, a wonderful lyricist, a startling guitar player… 2/4

– Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) April 21, 2016

…but most importantly, authentic in every way. 3/4

– Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) April 21, 2016

Prince’s talent was limitless. He was one of the most unique and talented artists of the last 30 years 4/4

– Mick Jagger (@MickJagger) April 21, 2016