Celebrity Tributes Pour in for Steve Jobs
Stars including Paris Hilton, Arnold Schwarzenegger
and Eva Longoria have flooded social networking sites paying tribute to Apple
Inc co-founder Steve Jobs, who died on Wednesday (5 Octtober).
The former CEO of the company, who had
been battling severe health issues in recent years, passed away in California,
Kings of Leon’s Jared Followill, reality
TV star Kim Kardashian and Australian singer Kylie Minogue were among the first
to take to Twitter to mourn his death.
The site has since been bombarded with
messages from celebrities paying tribute to the computer pioneer, who was
behind the iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Paris writes, “So sad to hear about
Steve Jobs. He was a genius and one of the most innovative people on earth. He
changed the world in so many ways.” While Terminator star Arnold adds, “Steve
lived the California Dream every day of his life and he changed the world and
inspired all of us.”
Eva also paid tribute, writing, “My
heart goes out for the family of Steve Jobs. What an inspiration he was to us
all and a creative visionary for the world.”
Other stars to leave messages included
actor Zach Braff, who wrote, “RIP Steve Jobs. A legend. A visionary innovator,”
while Glee’s Jane Lynch adds, “We will miss you, Steve Jobs. Sent lovingly from
my iPhone.” Singer LeAnn Rimes also comments, “RIP Steve Jobs... what an innovator.
This world will miss him.”
Alyssa Milano also hailed Steve, writing,
“Rest in peace, Steve Jobs. You were always a big part of my world with your
special inventions. Thank you for your brain.”
Pete Wentz adds, “RIP Steve Jobs. True
legend,” and Jared Leto similarly remarks, “RIP Steve. A true visionary.”
Miley Cyrus wrote, “Thank you for connecting
all of us Mr Jobs.”