Twitter Reactions Of Sherman Hemsley’s Passing

Posted Jul 25, 2012

Last night 74-year-old actor Sherman Hemsley passed away.  He is best known for laying George Jefferson in the TV sitcom All In The Family and The Jeffersons.  He also made a couple of cameos on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Airas a rival to Uncle Phil.  Hemsley died in at his home in El Paso, Texas, but his cause of death was immediately unknown.  Hemsley had a lot of fans and many people expressed their grief on Twitter.  Below are some of the messages that were sent out by Twitter users including Mark Ruffalo, Mia Farrow, DJ Clue, Kel Mitchell, Mario Lopez, Arsenio Hall, Monica Brown, Common, Jalen Rose, Funkmaster Flex, Lenny Kravitz, Rev. Run, Nicki Minaj, and Russell Simmons: