Celebrities are mourning the loss of Hugh Hefner tonight.
Hugh‘s son Connor released a statement confirming his dad’s passing, saying “He defined a lifestyle and ethos that lie at the heart of the Playboy brand, one of the most recognizable and enduring in history.”
Read their tweets below.
I had a number of great conversations and with Hugh Hefner. Was such an interesting man. True legend. What an end of an era!
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) September 28, 2017
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— Paris Hilton (@ParisHilton) September 28, 2017
RIP to the legendary Hugh Hefner! I’m so honored to have been a part of the Playboy team! You will be greatly missed! Love you Hef! Xoxo
— Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) September 28, 2017
Rest in peace #HughHefner – he will forever be remembered as the Hollywood legend who lived life to the fullest.
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) September 28, 2017
In way more important news #hughhefner died?! What the fuck.:(
— bella thorne (@bellathorne) September 28, 2017
Wow…just read the news. Rest In Peace Hugh Hefner. Your legacy and soul shall live on!
— Charlie Puth (@charlieputh) September 28, 2017
A girl I went to HS with was one of Hugh Hefner's girlfriends for a while(when he had 8 I think)I went to hang with her once. He was nice.🍸
— Busy Philipps (@Busyphilipps25) September 28, 2017
— Gene Simmons (@genesimmons) September 28, 2017
RIP Hef. You broke the mold. #HughHefner
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) September 28, 2017
RIP Hugh Hefner I went to so many of his parties at the Playboy mansion it was legendary you will never be forgotten
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) September 28, 2017
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) September 28, 2017
— Jenny McCarthy (@JennyMcCarthy) September 28, 2017
Rest In Peace to an absolute icon of a man Hugh Hefner🐰
— Sean O'Donnell (@TheSeanODonnell) September 28, 2017
RIP HUGH HEFNER
— The Weeknd (@theweeknd) September 28, 2017
I met Hugh Hefner at the Playboy mansion. He was very nice to my mom. Don't ask. #RIPHef
— Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) September 28, 2017
Hugh Hefner was a GIANT in publishing, journalism, free speech & civil rights. He was a true original, and he was my friend. Rest well Hef. pic.twitter.com/bJ1wxoK4gR
— Larry King (@kingsthings) September 28, 2017
— Courtney Stodden (@CourtneyStodden) September 28, 2017
Hugh Hefner. He came. He saw. He came. He came. He came. He came….came…
— Damon Wayans Yunior? (@wayansjr) September 28, 2017
Thank you Hugh Hefner for being a defender of civil rights, a champion of free speech, and of course, all the boners
— Ike Barinholtz (@ikebarinholtz) September 28, 2017