Questlove, Thundercat, Terry Crews, Phonte & More Respond To Stan Lee's Death
An ambulance picked up Lee from his Hollywood Hills home early Monday morning and rushed him to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center where he passed away at the age of 95.
Lee’s wife, Joan Lee, died in 2017 at the age of 95 from a stroke. He is survived by his daughter J.C.
“My father loved all of his fans. He was the greatest, most decent man,” J.C. said to TMZ.
Celebrities have since taken to social media to respond to Lee’s death including Questlove, Thundercat, Travis Scott, Ryan Reynolds and others.
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“Stan the man,” Quest captioned an Instagram photo showing a young Lee, while Tundercat took to Twitter to express his condolences to the iconic comic book editor and writer: “Man. My hero is dead. Rip Stan Lee.”
Man. My hero is dead. Rip Stan Lee
— ashy daddy (@Thundercat) November 12, 2018
“Thank u Stan Lee for everything,” Scott tweeted.
Thank u Stan Lee for everything.
— TRAVIS SCOTT (@trvisXX) November 12, 2018
Check out other celebrity tributes to Lee below.
Throughout last year and early 2018, Lee was frequently in the news for his declining health. In February of this year, he revealed his battle with pneumonia in a heartfelt video.
Lee first started Marvel Comics with Jack Kirby back in 1961. The pair, along with other collaborators like Steve Ditko, went on to create fictional superheroes including Spider-Man, the Hulk, Doctor Strange, the Fantastic Four, Daredevil, Black Panther, the X-Men, and others.
Rest In Peace Stan Lee
— terry crews (@terrycrews) November 12, 2018
RIP to the legendary Stan Lee. What a life.
— Phonte (@phontigallo) November 12, 2018
This is sad R.I.P. STAN LEE a few years ago we got a chance to hang out with the legend he was a cool guy 🙏🏿you will be missed prayers up to the family friends & fans pic.twitter.com/VnWwXeP6lh
— juicy j (@therealjuicyj) November 12, 2018
I’ll miss our kisses. Thanks for always being so encouraging. The ultimate gentleman. Until again, kind sir… pic.twitter.com/JTEEb07pZd
— Ava DuVernay (@ava) November 12, 2018
Damn… RIP Stan. Thanks for everything. pic.twitter.com/TMAaDJSOhh
— Ryan Reynolds (@VancityReynolds) November 12, 2018
Thank you @TheRealStanLee for the escape from this world & great joy inhabiting the ones you created!! You made so many believe in the good, the heroic, the villainous, the exciting, most of all, you were giving & gracious to us all. RIP
— Samuel L. Jackson (@SamuelLJackson) November 12, 2018
There will never be another Stan Lee. For decades he provided both young and old with adventure, escape, comfort, confidence, inspiration, strength, friendship and joy. He exuded love and kindness and will leave an indelible mark on so, so, so many lives. Excelsior!!
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) November 12, 2018
Thank you Stan Lee for making people who feel different realize they are special.
— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) November 12, 2018