Several artists are offering their condolences for Lee Alexander McQueen after the designer’s body was found at his London home on Thursday (February 11) in an apparent suicide. Lee had been in mourning following the death of his mother Joyce on February 2nd. Among the comments:
Lenka (@LenkaMusic): Oh no! Alexander McQueen committed suicide. So so sad… RIP. PLEASE, if you’re close to doing something like this, TALK to somebody. You’re loved and your life is precious!
Katy Perry (@katyperry): Rest In Peace Alexander McQueen. Just woke up, so sad. :(
78violet (@78violet): RIP Alexander McQueen….your creativity in the fashion world will not be forgotten:(
Melody Thornton (@MelodyThornton): My heart goes out to the family and friends of the Great Alexander McQueen. RIP. My mother always told me suicide is so much more painful for the ppl u leave behind. After hs I had a friend commit suicide. Remember… This is a cowardice act. Life is filled w pain and challenge. Everyone feels it. Never give up on life. 2 end ur pain is create a world pain
Sam Sparro (@sam_sparro): Lee McQueen. So sad. I’ll never forget meeting him. He was witty and lovely. I’m totally shocked and really upset. I still can’t believe it. This is such a devestating loss. May McQ continue to inspire all the creators out there.
Jordin Sparks (@TheRealJordin): Oh man. RIP Alexander McQueen. :/
Sky Ferreira (@skyferreira): RIP Alexander McQueen
Vita Chambers (@vitachambers): RIP Alexander McQeen :'(
Dannii Minogue (@DanniiMinogue): Sad news about Lee McQueen! :-(
Keisha Buchanan (@keisha_buchanan): Alexander McQueen RIP. One of the most talented people in the industry.
Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson): Today we lost a True Genius, Alexander McQueen. He possessed a unique creativity that will never b recaptured. Alexander invited me to my very 1st fashion show (his in London.) There will NEVER b another!
Brian McFadden (@BrianMcnugget): alexander designed the riskiest outfit i ever wore. an all in one cat suit with collars belt and jacket. wore it to the AMA”s in 2000
Sophie Ellis Bextor (@SophieEB): RIP McQueen. very sad news. x
Watch a report from CNN on the news below the cut.