"King of Pop" dies at 50

As news of Michael Jackson's death spreads, celebrities are taking to Twitter

By Tracy Clark-Flory

Published June 25, 2009 10:27PM (EDT)

Shortly after being rushed the hospital in cardiac arrest, Michael Jackson was declared dead by doctors, according to the Los Angeles Times. Already, celebrities are taking to Twitter to express their shock and TMZ has compiled some notable tweets:

Lindsay Lohan: NO OMG ... sending my love and prayers out to Michael and his family ... i feel sick..

Marlon Wayans: My prayers, my love, my heart goes out to michael jackson and the entire jackson family. I pray so hard for them. I'm crushed! Please pray.

Pete Wentz: Prayers and thoughts with michael jackson ... I haven't hope in so long that news isn't true.

Kim Kardashian: Wow I am truly in shock that Michael Jackson has passed away! I love u Jackson family, my prayers are with the whole family!

There are too many wonderful songs to choose from, but, considering the circumstances, I'll leave you with this video of a young Jackson angelically singing his hit "Ben":

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