Since news broke out regarding the sad passing of former child prodigy and US diplomat Shirley Temple, fans and celebrities throughout the world have been paying tribute to the late icon.
Temple, who was dubbed “Little Miss Miracle” by US President Roosevelt for raising morale during the Great Depression, died in her sleep, surrounded by her family and friends at her home in California.
Shirley Temple on Twitter
Hollywood Stars Whoopi Goldberg, James Franco, and Olivia Munn have already begun to pay respects to Shirley Temple via Twitter. The tributes and reactions to Temple’s passing have continued to roll in on #RIPShirleyTemple as the news of her passing spreads. Here’s what the celebs had to say.
The Good Ship Lollypop has sailed today with Shirley Temple aboard a true 1 of a kind. If you don’t know her.. google or YouTube her. R.I.P.
— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) February 11, 2014
And from Katy Perry:
We love you, Shirley temple. Love to all the child stars, grown before their times. http://t.co/hyEKcYrHje
— Katy Perry (@KatyPerrySlays) February 12, 2014
— James Franco (@JamesFrancoTV) February 11, 2014
Olivia Munn pays her respects to Shirley Temple via Twitter.
Rest in peace Shirley Temple. The world is so much brighter because you were in it… pic.twitter.com/d7eQTbuPhy
— oliviamunn (@oliviamunn) February 11, 2014
What a star, what a life. RIP Shirley Temple.
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) February 11, 2014
RIP Shirley Temple. One of my absolute favorite drinks when I was a kid.
— Jason Biggs (@JasonBiggs) February 11, 2014
What were your favourite memories of Shirley Temple? Share your reactions in the comments below.