Leslie Jordan's Dies At 67, Jackée Harry, Kim Fields And More React: 'Completely Heartbroken'
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Leslie Jordan's Dies At 67, Jackée Harry, Kim Fields And More React: 'Completely Heartbroken'

Black Hollywood has reacted to the sudden shock of actor Leslie Jordan’s untimely death. The actor and comedian died at the age of 67 Monday. According to TMZ, Jordan experienced a medical emergency behind the wheel of his car, causing him to crash into the side of a building.

Kim Fields posted pictures of herself with Jordan with the tweet, “I can barely see through my tears to write this: i loved my dear friend so much; profound heartbreak and devastation has taken over all of me…well shit…[sic]”

Jackée Harry also posted a clip from the sitcom she and Jordan starred in, 'The Cool Kids.'

She tweeted, “Completely heartbroken. Leslie Jordan was a kind spirit and provided us with so many laughs. Rest peacefully, friend.”

Wilson Cruz reposted the news blast from Variety, tweeting, "I don't even know what to say. I'm heartbroken. Leslie was the sweetest, most generous and bright light. The world is that much darker today. I'm sending LOVE to all who knew and adored him. RIP."

The social media accounts for 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' on which Jordan served as a guest judge, wrote, "Rest in peace, Leslie Jordan. Thank you for the countless laughs and for sharing your spirit with us all."

World of Wonder, the production company behind 'RuPaul's Drag Race,' also posted a message along with behind-the-scenes images of Jordan in character for Season 14's "Moulin Ru: The Rusical."

“Rest in peace to Leslie Jordan, a beloved gay icon, a celebrated actor, writer, and singer, and a legendary member of our community and family. Our thoughts are with those closest to him.”

'The Jennifer Hudson Show' also tweeted their condolences, as well as a picture of when Jordan was a guest on Hudson's show.

“Leslie Jordan touched so many hearts, including ours,” stated the tweet. “He was not only a beloved comedian but our dear friend. Sending our love and condolences to his family, friends and fans.”

Slave Play playwright Jeremy O. Harris also tweeted about Jordan's death, writing:

“This is so heartbreaking. Your star shined bright no matter where you were on screen and even moreso off. You were truly one of the spirits that made aging as a queer man feel more exciting than existing in the present. To a [life] lived fully!”

Condolences to his family and friends at this time.

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