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Jonathan Winters: Celebrities react to death on Twitter

Rob Schneider
@RobSchneider — “I was 5 yrs old, I had just had my tonsils removed so it really hurt to laugh! I watched Jonathan Winters on TV, it was pure painful joy!”  (Kristian Dowling, Getty Images)
Jon Stamos
@JohnStamos — “One of my all time fav’s RIP Mr. Winters” (Gina Ferazzi, Los Angeles Times)
Steve Carell
@SteveCarell — “Jonathan Winters was wildly funny.” (Jay L. Clendenin, Los Angeles Times)
Ruth Buzzi
@Ruth_A_Buzzi — “He was a magic, unencumbered stream of explosive comedic firepower full of unexpected twists and turns of imagination. RIP Jonathan Winters” (Los Angeles Times)
Wayne Brady
@waynebrady — “RIP Jonathan Winters. One of the original improv kings and a class act. God Bless him.” (Isaac Brekken, Getty Images)
Keith Olbermann
@KeithOlbermann — “Also, Jonathan Winters’ openness about fighting depression and related problems was rare and brave in the ‘60s.” (Mark J. Terrill, Associated Press)
Joe Rogan
@joerogan — “RIP to Jonathan Winters. A truly hilarious and silly man. The world just got a little bit les funny.” (Andrew Toth, Associated Press)
Richard Lewis
@TheRichardLewis — “I just lost a best friend, Jonathan Winters. He meant the world to me. A genius and the greatest improvisational comedian of all time.” (Los Angeles Times)
Pee-wee Herman
@peeweeherman — “Comedy loses a KING! Jonathan Winters was an influence on so many and there was nobody like him. Loved you, Jonathan!” (Al Seib, Los Angeles Times)
Chris Hardwick
@nerdist — RIP Jonathan Winters. Sad day for comedy fans. We were lucky to have had him at all.” (Mel Melcon, Los Angeles Times)
Jim Gaffigan
@JimGaffigan — “RIP Jonathan Winters - one of the greats. Really. So funny.” (K.C. Bailey)
Patton Oswalt
@pattonoswalt — “No him, no me. No MOST of us, comedy-wise, come to think of it. #RIP Jonathan Winters” (Gary Friedman, Los Angeles Times)
Orny Adams
@Ornyadams — "#RIP Jonathan Winters. Comedy loses a legend.” (Comedy and Magic Club)
Marc Maron
@marcmaron — “Jonathan Winters RIP Happy to have talked to you. #Genius #TrueOriginal” (Lawrence K. Ho, Los Angeles Times)
Albert Brooks
@AlbertBrooks — “R.I.P Jonathan Winters. Beyond funny, He invented a new category of comedic genius.” (Rick Loomis, Los Angeles Times)
Michael Ian Black
@michaelianblack — “Jonathan Winters basically invented alternative comedy. RIP” (Martin Crook, Comedy Central)
Kevin Pollak
@kevinpollak — “Had a great run. Actual genius. RT @BreakingNews: Jonathan Winters died of natural causes, family friend says - @AP” (Abbot Genser, Warner Bros.)
@TheRealRoseanne — “hail hail a genius has vacated this realm-Jonathan Winters revolutionary comedian-revolutionary mind. RIP” (Allen J. Schaben, Los Angeles Times)
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