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Celebs pay respect to Nelson Mandela on Twitter

Sydney, Dec. 06 : Celebrities and notable personalities have flooded Twitter with condolences to former South African President Nelson Mandela's family and the world for the loss of a legend.


Mandela, aged 95, died at his Johannesburg home last night following a recurring lung infection.

According to News.com.au, Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge paid tribute to the anti-apartheid hero at the premiere of a biopic about him, "Mandela: The Long Road To Freedom", which was shown the same night he departed at his home.

American comedian and political activist Whoopi Goldberg tweeted: "I want to give the world a hug I was told Mandeba just passed. Nelson Mandela R.I.P."

American retired boxer Mike Tyson tweeted: "I'm hearing about Nelson Mandela's death while on African soil in Oran, Algeria. Sending prayers to Mandela's family."

Chelsea Clinton wrote: "My thoughts and prayers are with Graca Machel and the Mandela family. We are all the richer for Madiba's extraordinary life."

Bill Gates tweeted: "His grace and courage changed the world. This is a sad day."

UK PM David Cameron tweeted: "A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time. I've asked for the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast."

Rihanna wrote: "Nelson Mandela you made your people proud!! We'll always love you for it!"

Kevin Rudd tweeted: "the transformational power of forgiveness and reconciliation. Man of the century: Nelson Mandela."

Lindsay Lohan tweeted: "A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination."

--ANI (Posted on 06-12-2013)

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