'RIP father of all us freaks': Hollywood celebrities mourn David Bowie's demise

London, United Kingdom: The death of music icon David Bowie drew tributes from around the world on Monday, with figures from music and showbusiness recalling his transformation of music and trailblazing, androgynous style.

The news of Bowie's demise was announced through a statement posted on the singer's official social media accounts. He was 69.

Pop genius' son Duncan Jones later confirmed the news.

Here are some of the reactions:

Duncan Jones, David Bowie's son:


British Prime Minister David Cameron:

Long-term Bowie producer Tony Visconti: "I knew for a year this was the way it would be. I wasn't, however, prepared for it. He was an extraordinary man, full of love and life. He will always be with us. For now, it is appropriate to cry."

US musician Kanye West:

Singer and producer Pharrell Williams:

British astronaut Tim Peake:

Actor Russell Crowe:

Comedian Ricky Gervais:


British rocker Billy Idol:


Updated Date: Jan 11, 2016 16:50 PM

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