Celebs use Twitter to mourn passing of Joan Rivers

Creative artists and personalities express sadness over comedian's passing

Sept. 4: Joan Rivers, legendary comedienne
Sept. 4: Joan Rivers, legendary comedienne (Trae Patton/Turner Entertainment)

The passing of Joan Rivers was a shock to practically everyone who laughed along with the legendary comedian, and those from celebrity world were no different.

Creative artists from all over the world took to Twitter to mourn Rivers' death and to express their condolences to her family.

Lena Dunham

Will Smith

Robin Roberts

Kevin Hart

Meredith Vieira

Lindsay Lohan

Cyndi Lauper

James Woods

Dr. Oz

Elizabeth Banks

Sharon Osbourne

Seth Rogen

Bette Midler

Samuel L. Jackson

Jenny McCarthy

Rachel Ray

Joel McHale

Candace Cameron Bure

Larry the Cable Guy

Fran Drescher

Molly Ringwald

Kathie Lee Gifford

Richard Simmons

Duran Duran

Bob Saget

Mandy Moore

Paula Abdul

Leah Remini

Kathy Griffin

Sara Evans