Celebrities make it all about themselves, Tweeting about the death of an actor they wouldn't be seen with. Below are actual Tweets.
Blink-182 bassist Mark Hoppus tweeted: "I hope that in heaven Gary Coleman finds the peace that eluded him on Earth, and finally discovers what Willis was talking about."
Janet Jackson, former Diff'rent Strokes co-star: "I'm at a loss for words upon learning of Gary Coleman's passing. I want to remember him as the fun, playful, adorable and affectionate man he was. He has left a lasting legacy. I know he is finally at peace."
(As Opie stated, Janet, you can at least take solace in the fact that Michael will have a knee for the little fella to sit on.)
Second Willie Mays Hayes Omar Epps:, "RIP Gary Coleman You're forever a part of my childhood! Godspeed!"
Capitalization-averse actor John Stamos tweeted, "mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be...actors. r.i.p. gary"
Not relevant in years actress Marlee Matlin sent out multiple tweets:
"Sad news. Gary Coleman has passed away at 42. RIP"
"Whatcha talking about Willis?" - Gary Coleman "Diff'rent Strokes" Thanks for the laughs. RIP Gary Coleman."
Former American Idol judge Paula Abdul said: "I am so sorry to hear the sad news about Gary Coleman. my heartfelt condolences go out to his entire family."