Response to the demise of Oscar-assigned entertainer Diahann Carroll, who passed on Friday at age 84.
“She was a coach, pioneer and dynamic ability that independent coordinated the Union by requesting to have a dark beautician do her hair on her notable show “Julia.” My most profound s sympathies go out to her family and such revered her.” — Vanessa Williams on Facebook.
“Diahann Carroll strolled this world for a long time and got things started with each stride. A symbol. One of the unsurpassed greats. She pioneered trails through thick backwoods and richly left jewels along the way for all of us to pursue. Unprecedented life. Much obliged to you, Ms. Carroll.” — Ava DuVernay on Twitter.
“I always remembered about her despite the fact that she’s been calm. She was an extraordinary entertainer and an example of genuine greatness. She made all of us glad and I trust in the event that she sees my Mama, they can embrace on the grounds that my Mama adored her. — Terry McMillan on Twitter.
“Diahann Carroll you showed us to such an extent. We are more grounded, increasingly wonderful and daring individuals as a result of you. We will everlastingly praise you enthusiastically and talk your name.” — Debbie Allen on Twitter.
“Diahann Carroll was a brilliant, phenomenal, entertainer, and a much progressively excellent person. I’ll cherish recollections of shared chuckling, and of her mind boggling creativity. Goodbye, excellent Diahann.” — Mitzi Gaynor on Twitter.
“She is, was, and perpetually will be AN ICON!! Essentially everything, EVERYTHING!” — Gabrielle Union on Twitter.
“I once met the amazing Diahann Carroll at a lunch meeting in Toronto. I disclosed to her that when she featured in ‘Julia,’ individuals used to state my mom resembled her. Without the slightest hesitation, she said ‘Was she delightful?’ Ms. Carroll was a Goddess.” — Dana Delany on Twitter.
″#DiahannCarroll was a transformative power for opportunity. She related to Dr King in the social liberties development with a straightforward kiss. She cut down old boundaries & fabricated scaffolds. She left the world superior to anything she discovered it. We are in her obligation. We miss her so much as of now. Tear” — Rev. Jesse Jackson on Twitter.
“I’m at an articulate loss of words at this moment. The effect you have had on me, Hollywood, America, the World is telling that God exists. I adore you.” — Lee Daniels on Twitter.
“Rest in Peace Queen #diahanncarroll”