Hollywood suffered a big lost yesterday: Fast and Furious star Paul Walker last his life in a fatal car accident outside of Los Angeles.
According to reports, the 40-year-old actor co-hosted a charity event for Philippines Typhoon victims in Santa Clarita, Calif. through his non-profit organization, Reach Out Worldwide, the day of his death.
Sources say Walker went for a ride with friend/business partner Roger Rodas in his red 2005 Porsche Carrera GT. 38-year-old Rodas, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a tree. The Los Angeles County Fire Department reports the car exploded and both passengers lost their lives.
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According to TMZ, the cast and crew of Fast and The Furious 7 were schedule to film key scenes with Walker this week. Universal has yet to announce if they will rewrite the script and/or rescheduled shooting. The gossip site reports the main actors are too distraught to work right now anyway.
Check out what his co stars, and other celebrity friends, had to say about the tragic loss, below.
Vin Diesel, who shared the big screen with the actor in the Fast and Furious movie franchise, wrote: “Brother I will miss you very much. I am absolutely speechless. Heaven has gained a new Angel. Rest in Peace.”
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who also starred in the Fast and Furious, wrote: “All my strength, love & faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We dfidn our strength..in his light. Love you brother.”
Ludacris, another co-star, wrote: “Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark, we were like brothers & our birthdays are only 1 day apart, now You will forever hold a place in all of our hearts @paulwalker legacy will live on forever. R.I.P.”
Jessica Alba, who starred opposite Walker in Into The Blue, wrote: “#RIP#PaulWalker He was such a sweet and grounded guy -my heart goes out to his family #sosad.”
Tyson Beckford: “This was a fun day on set with Paul Walker RIP homie. #intotheblue,”
Idris Elba, who starred in Takers with Walker, wrote: “I’m so heart broken right now. Paul was a mate, a good guy and a great father, we used to talk about our daughters. He will be missed massively by our industry and his fans.”
Fellow Takers star T.I. wrote: “I’m shocked & saddened to find that the world has lost such a great spirited person. Paul Walker was not only a passionate, talented actor, he was also a sincere man with a genuine personality, that filled a room immediately upon introduction. My family’s hearts & prayers is extended to his family, especially his daughter. He will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace.#RIPPAULWALKER.”
Usher, who co-starred with Walker in the 1999 film She’s All That, wrote: “RIP Paul Walker…our prayers go out to his family and friends #gone2soon.”
Gabrielle Union, also a cast member in She’s All That, wrote : “There are no words… Someone pls say this is just another absurd internet hoax… This is awful. Awful. #RIPPaulWalker pls pray for his family, friends & fans. We’ve lost a great, laid back, sweet, cool man & father.”
T-Boz: “RIP Paul Walker. So sad! So young. Hate this happened!”
Keri Hilson: “Life is so fragile… RIP, Paul Walker.”
Ciara: “What has happened to Paul Walker is so sad and unbelievable. May he rest in peace. Prayers to his family at this time.”
Mary J. Blige: “I’m so saddened by Paul Walkers death. Beautiful person and talent gone way to soon. #RIPPaulWalker”
Miley Cyrus: “im really sad about Paul Walker :(”
Rihanna: “Very Very sad news…I’m so heartbroken about this! #PW”
Michael Ealy: “My heart is crushed by the news that my friend Paul Walker passed away today. Prayers and light to his daughter and family right now.”
Michael B. Jordan: “Man life is so short. People you care about can be here one min and gone the next Don’t take life for granted RIP Paul Walker.”
Ariana Grande: “What a tragedy. Cherish every moment with your friends, family & loved ones. You never know what could happen. Heartbreaking #RIPPaulWalker.”
Kat Dennings: “Paul Walker???? Oh my god. This is heartbreaking.”
Kevin Hart: “I’m a devastated right now. My prayers & condolences go out to Paul Walkers family & friends. He was a amazing talent & will truly b missed.”
Amber Riley: “My condolences to Paul Walker’s family. Rest In Peace.”
Lance Bass: “So so sad about Paul Walker : (”
Michael Strahan: “RIP Paul Walker. Gone too soon!! Life is precious”
Djimon Hounsou: “@RealPaulWalker may you be celebrated always! Benedictions!”
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