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Dick Clark Dead at 82 – Celebrities and Twitter Community React

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Dick Clark, the iconic television producer and host of 'New Year's Rockin' Eve' and 'American Bandstand,' died from a reported heart attack on Wednesday. The news of his death came as a shock to the American public, and many celebrities and Clark fans sent their condolences out on Twitter.


David Boreanaz (@David_Boreanaz): R.I.P. Dick Clark. New Years Eve will never be the same.


Hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams): RIP Dick Clark. Will think of you every NYE.


Clint Black (@Clint_Black): We've lost one of the greatest men in show biz. #Dick Clark will be remembered with the utmost admiration and affection.


josh groban (@joshgroban): RIP Dick Clark


yvette nicole brown (@yvettenbrown): Heartbroken :( #NothingElseToSay @GMA: Dick Clark is dead at the age of 82 following a massive heart attack.


HANSON (@hansonmusic): Personal Note: Dick Clark produced a TV special for us back in 1997. I am very proud of the acoustic performance from that show. -ISAAC


Times Square (@TimesSquareNYC): We are absolutely heartbroken.One of our favorite people, and a Times Square New Year’s Eve icon, Dick Clark has passed away at age 82. #SAD


Harvey Levin (@HarveyLevinTMZ): Dick Clark was one of a kind … he built an empire in the TV glory day. He was an amazing producer and host..and he was immensely creative.


Shanna Moakler (@ShannaMoakler): I will Miss you Dick Clark, It was a honor to be interviewed by you at #MissTeenUSA you will be so missed. xoxo


Cesar Millan (@cesarmillan): My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Dick Clark, a fellow dog lover and an entertainment legend.


Johnny Tillotson (@JohnnyTillotson): My friend Dick Clark has passed away this morning. What a great guy. I loved him.. May you rest well in Heaven Dick. Johnny


Snoop Dogg (@SnoopDogg): REST IN PEACE to the DICK CLARK!! U were pioneer n a good man!! Thank u sir


Andy Carvin (@acarvin): “If you want to stay young looking, pick your parents very carefully.” – Dick Clark #RIP


Liz Mair (@LizMair): I admired Dick Clark for his sustained work ethic and for showing people that illness/disability not really disabling.


Steven Portnoy (@stevenportnoy): The man didn't invent entertainment TV, but he perfected it, with his hand in everything from music to game shows. RIP, Dick Clark. So long.


Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton): So proud I had the chance to shake hands with Dick Clark in my lifetime… Great man..


Dane Cook (@danecook): Rest in peace Mr. Dick Clark. Thank you for new years and new years of class, positivity & entertainment.


Melissa Rivers (@MelRivers): Sorry to hear about the passing of Dick Clark, he was truly a revolutionary in our business.


Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest): I am deeply saddened by the loss of my dear friend Dick Clark. He has truly been one of the greatest influences in my life.


Danny Bonaduce (@TheDoochMan): You may remember Dick Clark as the world's oldest living teenager. I'll remember him as the man who beat me in a pushup contest – he was 74.


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