Several pop stars are reacting on Twitter to the death of DJ AM, whose real name is Adam Goldstein, after his body was found in an apartment on Lafayette Street. Sources tell the New York Post that drug paraphernalia was found in the apartment and authorities are investigating whether it was a drug overdose that took the 36-year-old’s life. Among the tweets:
JoJo (@JoJoistheway): I CANNOT BELIEVE that DJ AM passed away. I just saw him the other night spinning in LA! My prayers go out to his family and friends. :(
Sia Furler (@siamusic): My thoughts go out to DJ AM’s friends and family. He seemed nice.
Melody Thornton of Pussycat Dolls (@MelodyThornton): My Heart goes out to the Family and friends of DJ AM. This is a very sad day. This is absolutely devastating. The last time I saw A.M. was at a Jayz concert this 4th of July then at Rain in vegas, he was always the same person such a nice guy. R.I.P
John Mayer (@johncmayer): In complete shock. I really want to use words right now but I can’t get em. Fu**. We’re supposed to lose our friends to time, at an age when we’re ready to agree to the terms of having lived a long life. Not now.
Taryn Manning of Boomkat (@TarynManning): Rest in Peace DJ AM…u will be very missed…:( :( :( Everybody time to wake up!!! Hugs not Drugs!!!
Lindsay Lohan (@sevinnyne6126): Nononononono what????? I can’t believe this.. I’m in shock. Why? Why? R.I.P. Adam. Last weekend and this week have definitely left some unforgettable scars.
Aria of Paradiso Girls (@Ariacrescendo): Ok so DJ AM He survived a plane crash and day of a drog overdose… haw many people have to day of drogs for everyone to understand that DROGS KILL YOU. I don’t understand whay people don’t realize haw precios your body is …. They thynk they can treat it badly and they gonna be fine…. RONG
Jordin Sparks (@TheRealJordin): R.I.P DJ AM. My prayers go out to his family. Please keep them in your thoughts.
Katy Perry (@katyperry): Rest in peace friend.
Michelle Branch (@michellebranch): R.I.P. DJ AM. So sad.
Marie Digby (@mariedigby): Wait a second… I didn’t even know about this.. DJ AM? Is it true? How unbelievably sad…
Demi Lovato (@ddlovato): R.I.P. DJ AM…. So sad… :( praying for his loved ones..
Jess Origliasso of The Veronicas (@Jessicaveronica): RIP Dj AM. How very very sad <3 Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin): D.J. AM rest in peace. be an angel of light. Drew Seeley (@drewseeley): Prayers and thoughts going out today DJ AM's friends and family. So sad. Jewel (@jeweljk): gosh-sorry 2 hear about DJ AM. hate 2 hear about any1 who suffers alone w drugs or demons- we are never alone-reach out to your loved ones & hug em Joanna Pacitti (@JPacittiMusic): WOW... stunned. R.I.P @DJ_AM Paris Hilton (@parishilton): I am in shock and disbelief, please someone tell me this isn’t true. I’m praying this is just another rumor. Adam and I were friends since I was 15. He had a heart of gold and was one of the kindest, funniest and most talented men I have ever met. It’s so hard to accept that I’m not going to be able to see him or talk to him again. There are no right words for this, I feel so sad. :( R.I.P. AM, I love you and you are already missed so much. My heart and prayers go out to his family and close friends. God bless. :( Why does it take a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye? :(
Pink (@Pink): 2nd time I’ve woken up in this hotel room in Oz to find another has passed away back home. Very sad. Humbled and remembering to luv while I can