Friday, 6 December 2013

Bill Clinton, John Legend, Rihanna and other Celebs mourn Nelson Mandela

As the world mourns the passing of former SA president, global icon and revolutionary Nelson Mandela, celebs and the global community at large have taken to Twitter to pay their condolences. From royals, politicians, actors, musicians, athletes and
everyone in between.

Madiba died last night (December 5) in Johannesburg following months of battling with a lung infection.

  Uhuru Kenyatta         @UKenyatta
He believed in the noble principles of equity, justice, cohesiveness and inclusiveness in governance

My thoughts and love go out to the Mandela family. Rest in Peace Madiba. You will be missed, but your impact on this world will live forever

David Cameron         @David_Cameron
A great light has gone out in the world. Nelson Mandela was a hero of our time. I've asked for the flag at No10 to be flown at half mast.

John Legend         @johnlegend
What a heroic, beautiful life Mandela lived. Rest in peace.

Bill Clinton         @billclinton
I will never forget my friend Madiba.

Hillary Clinton         @HillaryClinton
Nelson Mandela was a champion for justice & human dignity, with unmatched grace. I'll remember him as Madiba, truly an unconquerable soul.

KofiAnnan Foundation @KofiAnnan
"I have lost a dear friend. Nelson Mandela stands as an inspiration to us all."

Piers Morgan         @piersmorgan
The world's lost an iconic leader, South Africa's lost its very soul. My deepest condolences to those wonderful people.

Oprah Winfrey         @Oprah
One of the great honors of my life was to be invited to Nelson Mandela's home, spend private time and get to know him

Barack Obama         @BarackObama
"Let us pause and give thanks for the fact that Nelson Mandela lived." —President Obama

Bonang 'B*' Matheba          @Bonang_M
Never wanted this day to come. Tears. So heartbroken.

Emmanuel Bossu Kule        @bossukule Follow
An Icon, A Fighter, A hero is gone. Never wished this day to come. We will forever remember you Nelson Mandela. #AFRICA IS PROUD OF YOU
 2:01 PM - 5 Dec 2013

Rihanna         @rihanna
you made your people proud!! We'll always love you for it!

Trevor Noah         @Trevornoah
Nelson Mandela - One of the funniest and most amazing human beings I've ever met. We celebrate your life!

Rest in Peace Mr. Nelson Mandela. A fearless leader, incredible human being, inspiration, a REAL hero. Truly one of a kind. God bless you.
            2:58 PM - 5 Dec 2013 

Justin Timberlake          @jtimberlake
One of our GREATEST leaders... Thank you for BEING the true meaning of compassion. May you be at peace now.

RIP Mr Nelson Mandela you live on forever..

Neil Patrick Harris         @ActuallyNPH
Nelson Mandela, rest in peace. What an unbelievable legacy…
Rest in peace Nelson Mandela, you have been a role model to the world. My most sincere condolences to family and friends.

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