Patrice O'Neal passed away today at the age of 41, one month after collapsing from a stroke.
In response, a number of celebrities have taken to Twitter and expressed their sympathy over the late comedian. To wit:
Sarah Silverman: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. You made us laugh til we cried."
Kevin Smith: "I shared some air & some air time with the man on O&A & he was always funny & thoughtful. Patrice - He WILL be missed."
Seth Myers: "RIP Patrice O'Neal. A day spent watching clips of him on-line is a day well spent."
Bob Saget: "Patrice O'Neal. So damn funny and so smart and such a giant heart."
Nick Cannon: "An amazing comedian and an even better person. RIP Patrice O'Neal."
Joe Rogan: "RIP to my friend Patrice O'Neal, a great thinker, a great comic, and a great human being. He had a truly unique perspective on this world."
Dane Cook: "I started my career w/ Patrice O'Neal. He was 1 of the best ever. Fond memories of road gigs, late night eats & laughs."
David Alan Grier: "RIP Patrice Oneal...Amazing artist. Your voice n spirit will b missed."