Celebs Remembering Gary Coleman… Janet Jackson+ Kim Kardashian +Malik Yoba + John Stamous + Others

“I’m at a loss for words upon learning of Gary Coleman‘s passing,” said Janet Jackson, who appeared on “Diff’rent Strokes” as the girlfriend of Todd Bridges‘ character. “I want to remember him as the fun, playful, adorable and affectionate man he was. He has left a lasting legacy. I know he is finally at peace.”

John Stamos, who starred with several young Hollywood names during his time on “Full House,” noted the difficulties Coleman experienced trying to overcome his “Diff’rent Strokes” persona. “Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be…actors. r.i.p. gary,” Stamos tweeted.

Tom Arnold credited Coleman with brightening up his adolescence. “He made my teen years funnier!” the actor and comedian wrote. “Now I hope people will stop bullying him.”

Both Kim Kardashian and Shannon Elizabeth offered prayers for Coleman and his family.

“Oh wow Gary Coleman passed away!” Kardashian tweeted. “My prayers go out to his family.”

Those words were echoed by Elizabeth: “RIP Gary Coleman. Diff’rent Strokes was a huge part of my childhood. My prayers are w/his family & friends-you’ll truly be missed Gary…”

Ashton Kutcher kept his thoughts bright on Coleman’s death, pledging: “I will always be a fan!” Others, including Alyssa Milano, Ken Jeong and Nick Frost kept their messages simple with “R.I.P.” tweets. Olivia Wilde also dropped an R.I.P. into her posts, adding, “Poor Gary Coleman. Hope it was painless.”

Kevin Smith may have summed up his feelings most eloquently, referencing one of Coleman’s best-known “Strokes” episodes. “Fare thee well, Mr. Coleman,” the director tweeted. “As Arnold, you taught us how to say no to pederast bike dealers. But as Gary, you taught us size doesn’t matter.”

Keri Hilson also dropped a R.I.P post also Marlon Wayans remember Gary in his Twitter Post and also Malik Yoba remembers Gary Coleman. May we all remember Gary and keep him in our hearts R.I.P Gary.

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  1. ilove gary coleman shannon had something to do with that why she even there she should not have be there and iam tried of people feelin sorry for her she is evil and for someone says he was’nt romantic what kind of mess is that to say about a husband she supportly to have love huh love joan morgan

  2. I so agree with you Joan I hope they see right through that innocents she’s trying to prove. She know what she did and what comes in the dark damn well will come to the light. Everyone will see how evil she is.

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