South African political icon Nelson Mandela died at 95 on Thursday. Here are some celebrity reactions:
Mike Tyson tweeted: "I'm hearing about Nelson Mandela's death while on African soil in Oran, Algeria. Sending prayers to Mandela's family."
Samuel L. Jackson: "Never met a better person in my life than Nelson Mandela. My sympathy to his family & his country."
Steve Martin: "You have to love the Mandela life."
Albert Brooks: "R.I.P. Nelson Mandela. Humanity at its absolute best."
Tyra Banks: "He lives within us forever. We will never forget."
William Shatner: "I hope the great work started by Nelson Mandela continues to spread across the world. He will be remembered as an icon for equality."
Russell Simmons: "Nelson Mandela was an angel walking on this earth. You were one the greatest teachers this world has ever known. We love you and we miss you."
Whoopi Goldberg: "I want 2give the world a hug. I was told Mandela just passed. Nelson Mandela R.I.P. Time for a well earned sleep. Condolences to his family."
Charlize Theron: "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."