Nancy Reagan Remembered: What Hollywood Is Saying About the Former First Lady
"I sat near #Nancy Reagan once and felt like a teenager seeing one of my idols. She was a BOSS," Elizabeth Banks tweeted.
Americans are mourning the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan.
Reagan, who was married to late former President Ronald Reagan, also was an actress who appeared in some forgettable films of the 1950s. Reagan, who was 94, died Sunday morning of congestive heart failure at home in Los Angeles.
Here is what some famous faces in Hollywood are saying about her death and her legacy:
I had the honor being with Nancy Reagan at Pres. Reagan's Inaugural. I ribbed her & she laughed— Don Rickles (@DonRickles) March 6, 2016
wholeheartedly. Rest in Peace, Dear Nancy.
A good friend & fearless trailblazer, Nancy Reagan will always have a special place in our hearts. https://t.co/xtcPi18kP0— Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) March 6, 2016
RIP #NancyReagan. A truly amazing woman. Can only imagine what she must have thought of this debacle.— Josh Gad (@joshgad) March 6, 2016
"We're all here for a certain space of time and then it's going to be over and you better make this count.” Nancy Reagan made it count. RIP.— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) March 6, 2016
Can't believe Nancy Reagan died with Venus *and* the moon in Aquarius, her chart looks great.— Ken Jennings (@KenJennings) March 6, 2016
In the Summer of 1981, Nancy Reagan awarded me my Presidential Scholar Medallion on the South Lawn of the White House. Forever grateful. RIP— Wendell Pierce (@WendellPierce) March 6, 2016
Nancy Reagan a true hero in the last days of the president's life. Always fiercely protective of him. Superb role model in later years -BO'R— Bill O'Reilly (@oreillyfactor) March 6, 2016
Nancy Reagan, the wife of a truly great President, was an amazing woman. She will be missed!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 6, 2016
Larry King on Nancy Reagan: "I'm glad she didn't live to see the end of this political year. She was very upset by it"— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) March 6, 2016
Nancy Reagan, a Stylish and Influential First Lady, Dies at 94 https://t.co/dXvOyNAxIU— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) March 6, 2016
Rest in peace Nancy Reagan.— Dave Navarro (@DaveNavarro) March 6, 2016
My friend Nancy Reagan died aged 94 The end of an era, #Love the 80s— Joan Collins (@Joancollinsdbe) March 6, 2016
RIP Nancy Reagan pic.twitter.com/s6ehPgboaQ— Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) March 6, 2016
Condolences going out to the family of Nancy Reagan.— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) March 6, 2016
RIP Nancy Reagan. One of the great First Ladies in American presidential history.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 6, 2016
RIP Nancy Reagan, 94... Former FLOTUS.. pic.twitter.com/tw7zVROj2g— Loni Love (@LoniLove) March 6, 2016