Sandra Bullock, Kris Jenner & More Celebs React to Jackie Collins's Death

jackie collinsOur deepest condolences go out to the family of author Jackie Collins, who died Satuday at the age of 77 after a six-year battle with breast cancer. Collins kept her diagnosis a secret from everyone except her children, so the news came as a huge shock to family and friends -- including many Hollywood luminaries.

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Indeed, while Collins's popularity was no secret, the number of celebrities who took to social media to express their grief over her death is a true testament to how many people's lives she touched -- from Kris Jenner to Oprah Winfrey to Sharon Osbourne, and more:

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Sandra Bullock, meanwhile (who starred in a miniseries version of Collins's novels Lucky and Chances early in her career), released the following statement to People magazine:

That smart, talented, and gorgeous woman paved the road for so many of us so that we could experience a much smoother journey ... with or without heels. Heaven ... watch out!

In her final interview, Collins said she wanted her gravestone to read: "She gave a great deal of people a great deal of pleasure."

Seems all of Tinseltown would agree!

 

Image via krisjenner/Instagram

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