Comedian and actor Leslie Jordan, best known for roles in “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” died Monday at the age of 67 after being involved in a car accident in Los Angeles. Following the news of Jordan’s death, many people, including former co-stars and fellow comedians, took to social media to mourn the loss.
Sean Hayes, who starred in “Will & Grace” with Jordan, wrote Twitter“My heart is broken.”
“Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who ever met loved him.”
Actress Octavia Spencer also tweeted Tribute to the deceased star, writing, “There’s a hole in my heart. I love and miss you, man.” The two were in 2011’s “The Help,” for which Spencer won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress.
Spencer also included a video of Jordan’s TikTok, which features him in various film and television roles over the years.
Jordan became an internet sensation during the COVID-19 pandemic thanks to his viral social media videos. His official TikTok account had over 2.3 million followers at the time of his death.
George Tekis directly addressed to the star A moving tweet read, “Leslie, we are saddened by your loss and will miss your joy and your indomitable spirit.”
Joel McHale posted a photo of himself with Jordan on the set of “The Masked Singer” on Instagram, writing, “You will be missed. You were so funny, an original and always sporting.”
Rosie O’Donnell called the late comedian her “fun friend”, adding that her loss was “just heartbreaking”.
Tim Kelly, the mayor of Jordan’s hometown of Chattanooga, Tennessee, paid tribute For the comedian on Twitter, he called her a “Chattanooga legend and national treasure who brought joy and hope to millions, leaving behind an enduring legacy of love and acceptance.”
“My heart goes out to his family, loved ones and many devoted fans,” Kelly said.
Billy Eichner posted a short and sweet message calling Jordan an “angel” and that he was “gone too soon.”
official Twitter Sharing a photo of the comedian with show host RuPaul Charles, thanked Jordan for the “countless laughs.” Jordan appeared on “RuPaul’s Drag Race” several times, most recently as a guest judge in March.
Cheri Oteri was another countless celebrities who paid tribute to Jordan, writing, “I had the pleasure of having dinner with this man many years ago and he is just as cute, warm and funny whenever he is on screen. was.”
Oteri said, “The best storyteller with such a joyous presence and the biggest heart. Rest in Peace Leslie Jordan,” Oteri said.