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Celebrities react to the death of Queen Elizabeth II: Elton John, Mick Jagger, Helen Mirren and many more
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Celebrities react to the death of Queen Elizabeth II: Elton John, Mick Jagger, Helen Mirren and many more

Tributes began pouring in after Britain's longest-resigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died Thursday at 96 years old. The loss of the queen, whose reach over her seven-decade reign seemed to know no bounds, prompted friends and celebrities alike to share loving thoughts on social media. "She was an inspiring presence to be around, and lead the country through some of our greatest, and darkest, moments with grace, decency, and a genuine caring warmth," Sir Elton John shared with his fans on Instagram. He ended his tribute with, "Queen Elizabeth has been a huge part of my life from childhood to this day, and I will miss her dearly." Sir Paul McCartney, also no stranger in his love and admiration for the queen, wrote on his Instagram: "God bless Queen Elizabeth II / May she rest ...