Suzanne Somers dies at 76: Celebrities react

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Hollywood mourns the loss of beloved actress Suzanne Somers.

The “Three’s Company” star died on Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76.

After Page Six broke the news, Megyn Kelly took to Twitter to express his broken heart.

“Oh no! So sad to see this. She loved to make people laugh. I met her once and she just radiated kindness, beauty and love. RIP Suzanne Somers,” the journalist wrote.

Khloé Kardashian shared via her Instagram story, “This hurts my heart. I love you @suzannesomers.

“I will never forget your positive outlook on life. Your sweet heart and gentle spirit! Rest, dance, smile in paradise…”

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Goldie Hawn also reacted to the tragic loss, commenting on Instagram that Somers’ death was “sad, so sad.”

Former Bravolebrity Bethenny Frankel also expressed her dismay, writing, “Oh no.”

The official Watch What Happens Live Twitter account. paid their respects, writing: “Rest in peace Suzanne Somers. From her days on the iconic sitcom Three’s Company to her joyful moments on the #WWHL Clubhouse, she always brightens up our lives. She will be greatly missed.”

“I am devastated to hear of the death of Suzanne Somers. A true icon and an all around amazing human being. Gonna miss you so much my friend,” radio host Adam Carolla tweeted.

The star of “Three’s Company” was 76 years old.
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“I am so saddened to hear this. She was a friend and supporter when I was diagnosed with black mold. As we collided, she leaned down and whispered, “We’re survivors!” Morgan Fairchild wrote.

“Suzanne – kind and generous and fun and funny and just a few weeks ago she was giving me advice about doctors and longevity,” Sandra Lee shared on Instagram.

“I will miss you so much! God speed my friend – thank you for your grace, kindness and beautiful life example. He will always love you!”

Former Dancing with the Stars pro Tony Dovolani recalled partnering with Somers during Season 20 in 2015.

“Rip @suzannesomers what an honor to know you #danceinheaven beautiful human being so saddened by this news,” he wrote on Instagram.

She died a day before her 77th birthday.
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The late actress’ longtime publicist, R. Currie Hay, told Page Six that Somers died early Sunday morning — one day before her 77th birthday.

“Susan Sommers passed away peacefully at her home in the early hours of October 15th. She survived an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years,” he said.

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“Susanita was surrounded by her loving husband Alan, her son Bruce and her closest family.”

Somers has been battling cancer for decades.
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A friend of the actress also told us that “she passed away in her new ‘all-green home’ in Palm Springs, in her sleep with her loving husband by her side.”

Meanwhile, Hay added that family members originally planned to get together on Monday to celebrate her birthday.

“Instead, they will celebrate her extraordinary life and want to thank her millions of fans and followers who loved her dearly,” he said.

She died at her home in Palm Springs, California, surrounded by her husband, Alan Hamel, and family.
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“A private family funeral will take place this week and the memorial will follow next month.”

Somers was diagnosed with breast cancer in her 50s after previously battling skin cancer in her 30s and hyperplasia in her 20s.

“I have lived with cancer since my 20s. And every time that little devil comes up, I keep fighting back,” she told “Entertainment Tonight” in July. “I’m doing everything I can to not let this insidious disease control me.”

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