Don Rickles dies: Celebrities pay tribute

Smart, funny, a pro and most important deeply and honestly kind. #RIPDonRickles
— Jorge Garcia (@jorgegarcia) April 6, 2017

I was honored to be Don's pal and work with him. — Jim Gaffigan (@JimGaffigan) April 6, 2017

RIP to this sweet and lovely man
— Andy Richter (@AndyRichter) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles, you kept us laughing for so many years. Thanks for the zingers. A beautiful husband and father. For sheer laughs and fearlessness, he's king. My heart smiled. Rest In Peace buddy.
— Jim Norton (@JimNorton) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles created a style of stand up and owned (!!!) it his entire career of 60+ years. #RIPDonRickles
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 6, 2017

"Is he laughing?
— Fred Willard (@Fred_Willard) April 6, 2017

Don once begged me for a couple of bucks then told me to twist myself into a pretzel. 💔
— Jake Fogelnest (@jakefogelnest) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles was simply the best. Don Rickles. — edgarwright (@edgarwright) April 6, 2017

I was honored to b publicly humiliated by this comedy titan a few times! xoB
— Barbra Streisand (@BarbraStreisand) April 6, 2017

Hail hail an original genius vacated this realm! We've lost @DonRickles I love him so.
— Richard Lewis (@TheRichardLewis) April 6, 2017

A national treasure is gone. Don Rickles, we did not want to ever lose you. My heart is broken. I've gone down a YouTube rabbit hole many times watching his old chat show appearances & roasts. Don Rickles
— Larry Murphy (@LarryMurphyJr) April 6, 2017

That last voice of old school brutal honest comedy has left us. RIP
— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) April 6, 2017

RIP Mr Warmth, Don Rickles. — billy eichner (@billyeichner) April 6, 2017

Greatest Of All Time
— Jeff Ross (@realjeffreyross) April 6, 2017

Took this photo at the Don Rickles tribute. — Tom Hanks (@tomhanks) April 6, 2017

Aw jeez. RIP to the funniest. Warmth! Is MLK laughing? One of the funniest men who ever lived. He was quite literally one of the funniest people to walk…
— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) April 6, 2017

RIP Don Rickles, 90. #rip #sad
— Kevin Nealon (@kevin_nealon) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles, such sharp hilarious wit in an era when an insult comic didn't need to be vulgar to be funny. Don Rickles, you old hockey puck. RIP Don Rickles. Spank you, Mr Rickles. It's unparalleled. You were one of a kind. You will be missed -B #donrickles
— Barbara Eden (@Barbara_Eden) April 6, 2017

Hockey puck. We miss you already
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 6, 2017
— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) April 6, 2017

RIP Don Rickles. One of the funniest people that ever lived, you dumb schmuck. He made me laugh harder& longer than anyone. Don Rickles.
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles was a cyclone of funny with a heart of gold. He was the reason to go to Las Vegas, to watch a talk show. He was the best, you hockey pucks. I'm deeply saddened to learn that @DonRickles has passed. Warmth), also voiced Mr. We needed him. Don Rickles' talent was limitless. Hanx. Rest In Peace. Ego slayer! 🙁
— (((Joshua Malina))) (@JoshMalina) April 6, 2017

Noise/Funk (or Angels?), B'way, 20+ yrs ago, curtain call: I looked down into the 1st row of the audience. So very funny. — Lewis Black (@TheLewisBlack) April 6, 2017

Rickles was awesome. In lieu of flowers, Don Rickles' family has requested that people drop their pants and fire a rocket. Comic Everest! My xx to his family. Would love to hear what you said on arrival. Kind is what matters. Proud to have been heckled by him from the stage many times!
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 6, 2017

Oof. Warmth which described a kind, loving man. — Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) April 6, 2017

This clip of Don Rickles completely taking over Frank Sinatra's interview on Carson will be hilarious forever. Never.
— Fred Willard (@Fred_Willard) April 6, 2017

Honoring @BobNewhart with the great Don @DonRickles Memorable night. #RIP
— LeVar Burton (@levarburton) April 6, 2017

R.I.P. Mr.Warmth. In the wake of his death, celebrities and fellow comedians (many of whom had been influenced by Rickles) took to social media to pay tribute to the comedy giant in a series of heartfelt posts. Rickles .Sweetest, funniest, legend and mensch. — bob saget (@bobsaget) April 6, 2017

A God died today. A gentle soul with rapid fire wit. To know him was a gift. — Penn Jillette (@pennjillette) April 6, 2017

A legend who made fans "equal opportunity" insult comic nicknamed Mr.
— Larry King (@kingsthings) April 6, 2017

As I was standing nearby, #DonRickles once whispered in my wife's ear, "What are you doing with a loser like him?" I was honored. Stewart, Deniro, Rickles, Scorsese, Seinfeld, and the top of Tracy Morgan's head. RIP
— marc maron (@marcmaron) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles is gone at 90 years young. He had no idea who I was. A legend. I saw him give an impromptu wedding toast last yr & he killed! Is God ready for your maniacal wit? — Kevin Pollak (@kevinpollak) April 6, 2017

Legend. He created insult comedy &yet every 1 of his targets felt loved and honored. It's all going to be great"
— John Hodgman (@hodgman) April 6, 2017

So sad to lose Don. #DonRickles
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) April 6, 2017

💔💔💔Don Rickles💔💔💔
— Whitney Cummings (@WhitneyCummings) April 6, 2017

Being skewered by Don Rickles was side-splitting funny. — George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) April 6, 2017

God Bless Don Rickles, aka, Mr. One of the sweetest and most lovely people I had the pleasure of knowing. We will miss you dearly. No, I mean, NO ONE did that. Rickles, who appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson more than 100   times and starred in John Landis’ Emmy Award-winning documentary about himself (Mr. ;^)
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) April 6, 2017

Awwww man Rickles is dead. RIP #DonRickles
— Roseanne Barr (@therealroseanne) April 6, 2017


Show Full Article He looked at my face & said "Stop worrying. — Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) April 6, 2017

I saw Don Rickles at the Daily Show once. Potato Head on   Toy Story and appeared on   the   Tonight Show to turn his harsh humor on host Jimmy Fallon. He kept me laughing during 58-years of friendship. — MotherOfPartyGoblins (@iliza) April 6, 2017

One of the funniest, ballsiest comics of all time. #Legends
— Travon Free (@Travon) April 6, 2017

Don Rickles has passed away.A giant loss. RIP Don Rickles
— Terry Fator (@terryfator) April 6, 2017

Top Dog and King of All Shit Talking Don Rickles!!! Don't worry Dean, Jerry's right behind me." #RicklesInHeaven
— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) April 6, 2017

My friend, my dad, the funniest biggest hearted of them all. — Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) April 6, 2017

RIP Don Rickles. But folks… Oh nice, Dean Martin's here. Legend. One of a kind.#RIPdonrickles
— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) April 6, 2017

Rickles is gone. Came to a party at my house gave me a dollar and told me to get a nicer place.#RIP
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) April 6, 2017

90 years with Don Rickles weren't enough. Hollywood is mourning the loss of Don Rickles, the actor-turned-insult-comic who   died Thursday at the age 90.