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Pioneering comedian Joan Rivers died on Thursday after going into cardiac arrest during a medical procedure, and Hollywood quickly took to social media to pay their condolences.

“She passed peacefully at 1:17pm surrounded by family and close friends,” her daughter, Melissa, said in a statement. “My mother’s greatest joy in life was to make people laugh. Although that is difficult to do right now, I know her final wish would be that we return to laughing soon.”

Several, like Ryan Seacrest and Amy Poehler, released statements in her memory.

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Seacrest: “Joan was a trailblazer in so many ways, and I greatly admired her talent and humor. She was a colleague and friend, as we worked together on E!, and she was also a treasured guest on my radio show many times. Regardless of the forum, Joan was full of funny, witty surprises and she had so much spirit. She will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Melissa and her family.”

Poehler: “What a full life. Every woman in comedy is indebted to her. She was there at the beginning and funny to the end. RIP Joan.”

David Letterman: “Here’s a woman, a real pioneer for other women looking for careers in stand-up comedy,” said Letterman. “And talk about guts – she would come out here and sit in this chair and say some things that were unbelievable, just where you would have to swallow pretty hard… but it was hilarious… the force of her comedy was overpowering.”

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Barbara Walters: “No one loved life, laughter, and a good time more than Joan. We would have dinner and laugh and gossip and I always left the table smiling. She was a brassy, often outrageous, and hilarious performer who made millions laugh. In private, she was the picture of elegance and class. I will miss her.”

Louis C.K.: “I feel very lucky that I knew Joan Rivers and I feel very sad that she’s gone. She was a great comedian and a wonderful person. I never saw someone attack a stage with so much energy. She was a controlled lightning bolt. She was a prolific and unpredictable, joyful joke writer. She loved comedy. She loved the audience. She was a great actress and should have done that more. She loved living and working. She was kind. She was real. She was brave. She was funny and you just wanted to be around her. I looked up to her. I learned from her. I loved her. I liked her. And I already miss her very much. It really fucking sucks that she had to die all of a sudden.”

Comedians, especially, tweeted their appreciation, including Kathy Griffin, Sarah Silverman and Ellen DeGeneres. See below an updated list of the tweets from those in Hollywood remembering Rivers:

https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow/status/507610449764839426
https://twitter.com/SarahKSilverman/status/507615496347590656
https://twitter.com/kathygriffin/status/507606279896854528
https://twitter.com/kingsthings/status/507606167195901952
https://twitter.com/jimmykimmel/status/507604791321563136

https://twitter.com/RyanSeacrest/status/507612932964757504
https://twitter.com/KellyOsbourne/status/507646891081748480
https://twitter.com/rickygervais/status/507605734461169665
https://twitter.com/therealroseanne/status/507614330934661120
https://twitter.com/JennyMcCarthy/status/507613042624839680
https://twitter.com/WhoopiGoldberg/status/507607818128474112
https://twitter.com/ElizabethBanks/status/507613923957157889
https://twitter.com/RealSMG/status/507617344588226561
https://twitter.com/AnnaKendrick47/status/507615170424610816
https://twitter.com/IAMQUEENLATIFAH/status/507604509229465600
https://twitter.com/katyperry/status/507633436077465600
https://twitter.com/lindsaylohan/status/507619258927308801
https://twitter.com/katiecouric/status/507615373756071936

https://twitter.com/azizansari/status/507626428427698177
https://twitter.com/KellyRipa/status/507606474999087104
https://twitter.com/lenadunham/status/507615389686059009
https://twitter.com/SamuelLJackson/status/507610661203898369
https://twitter.com/BetteMidler/status/507613191459708928
https://twitter.com/evanrachelwood/status/507634972643971072
https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/507619357350825984
https://twitter.com/PerezHilton/status/507619562636845056
https://twitter.com/mariamenounos/status/507616957428809728
https://twitter.com/Andy/status/507605059618615296
https://twitter.com/KevinHart4real/status/507623760195645440
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/507605978238709760
https://twitter.com/RealGilbert/status/507614213779361792
https://twitter.com/pattonoswalt/status/507612153096847361
https://twitter.com/birbigs/status/507607862760050689
https://twitter.com/jessetyler/status/507607671529144320
https://twitter.com/funnyordie/status/507609801384140801
https://twitter.com/joelmchale/status/507612636947574785
https://twitter.com/bretmichaels/status/507608350922534912
https://twitter.com/TheComedyStore/status/507610603553181697
https://twitter.com/CarsonKressley/status/507608476206379008
https://twitter.com/JordanPeele/status/507604297559707648
https://twitter.com/billyeichner/status/507610384564359168
https://twitter.com/RealDLHughley/status/507613409244753920
https://twitter.com/AlbertBrooks/status/507604473246539776
https://twitter.com/Jenna_Marbles/status/507608967510360064
https://twitter.com/DougBenson/status/507608550919520257
https://twitter.com/LeahRemini/status/507606336285077504
https://twitter.com/alroker/status/507608586906640384
https://twitter.com/kellyoxford/status/507617976338489344
https://twitter.com/saraschaefer1/status/507606723192819712
https://twitter.com/kathleenmadigan/status/507612414645239808