Following the news of Elizabeth Taylor's passing at age 79, Hollywood reacted with an outpouring of love and fond memories for The Dame.
"We have just lost a Hollywood giant; more importantly, we have lost an incredible human being." – Elton John
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"Elizabeth Taylor was a great friend, a great star and one gutsy woman. She was so special. You won't see the likes of her again… If Elizabeth took on a battle, she took it on 100%. She was first major celeb in the AIDS battle and she made it her cause…" – Larry King on Twitter
"The board of trustees and staff of amfAR mourn the passing of our beloved Founding International Chairman, Dame Elizabeth Taylor. Dame Elizabeth was without doubt one of the most inspirational figures in the fight against AIDS. She was among the first to speak out on behalf of people living with HIV when others reacted with fear and often outright hostility. For 25 years, Dame Elizabeth has been a passionate advocate of AIDS research, treatment and care. She has testified eloquently on Capitol Hill, while raising millions of dollars for amfAR. Dame Elizabeth's compassion, radiance, and generosity of spirit will be greatly missed by us all. She leaves a monumental legacy that has improved and extended millions of lives and will enrich countless more for generations to come." – amfAR
"RIP Elizabeth Taylor: thank you for your talent, AIDS fundraising, and fabulousness. There is nothing like a Dame" – Nia Vardalos on Twitter
"elizabeth taylor, when love was passionate, hair was always coiffed, acapulco was sizzling, and dreams we're there for the taking" – Sandra Bernhard on Twitter
"RIP to the glamour goddess Elizabeth Taylor. Thank you for sharing your life with us. Thank you for the memories" – Khloe Kardashian on Twitter
"Elizabeth Taylor, rest in peace. What an extraordinary woman. JUST talking about 'furious love' yesterday. Xxxxxx" – Kate Walsh on twitter
"Elizabeth Taylor was truly one of the greats. She'll certainly be missed." – Joy Behar on Twitter
"Elizabeth Taylor RIP" – Ricky Martin on Twitter
"Elizabeth…thank u for the lessons u taught me about life..suffering and Joy….you are the BRIGHTEST STAR in the universe..Eternal love" – Kirstie Alley on Twitter
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