Fashion Giant Karl Lagerfeld Dead At 85; Celebrities React

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As news began to spread Tuesday (Feb. 19) that fashion industry legend Karl Lagerfeld had passed away in Paris at the age of 85, celebrities headed to their social media accounts to express their sadness. And amongst those words, we can best realize what a loss this will be so many.

“Rest in peace Karl Lagerfeld,” wrote American Idol host Ryan Seacrest. “A true fashion maestro and visionary who inspired many. The impact he made and the legacy he left will live on.”

“There will never be another like @KarlLagerfeld,” music powerhouse Katy Perry wrote alongside a series of pics of her and the visionary designer. “He was sassy and kind all at the same time… A wicked sense of humor with a gorgeous heart of gold. I’m sure the angels just got a bit more chic, may you Rest In Peace darling.”

And for some celebrities such as Miley Cyrus, no words were even needed.

There were even tributes from some celebrities that you might not think even had a connection to the fashion giant.

“Rest In Peace, Karl Lagerfeld,” wrote actor Neil Patrick Harris about Lagerfeld, who also worked as a photographer and video director. “You truly were an inspiration.”

We send our condolences to all those who mourn the passing of Karl Lagerfeld.