Celebs React to Death of Libyan Dictator Moammar Gadhafi

Celebrity News Oct. 20, 2011 AT 7:10PM
Celebs React to Death of Libyan Dictator Moammar Gadhafi Credit: Lalo Yasky/WireImage.com

As the people of Libya rejoice over the death of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi Thursday, celebrities and TV personalities took to Twitter to voice their feelings.

"This is a time to start a new Libya, with a new economy, with a new education and with a new health system -- with one future," Mahmoud Jibril, Libya's transitional prime minister, said (via CNN.com) after Gadhafi was pronounced dead.

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Read on for what Hollywood had to say about the late 69-year-old Libyan dictator, who held power for 42 years before being overthrown earlier this year.

Saturday Night Live comic Seth Meyers: Gadhaffi's last words were "How my hair look, Mike?" #Unconfirmed

CNN's Piers Morgan, linking to an image of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's reaction to the news of his death: Ever wondered how a Secretary of State would react to news of #Gadhafi being caught? Here you go..... http://mediaite.com/a/zcxje #Wowza

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Actor Wilmer Valderrama: US. S of State Hillary Clinton's a G![GANGSTA], Love Hillary! RT Candid reaction 2 report of Gadhafi's death @CBSNews

The Soup's Joel McHale, referencing Star Wars: "Gadhafi Caught! Is there nothing Boba Fett can't do!

Actress Holly Robinson Peete: Wow Gadhafi was in power for 42 years??? Talk about no term limits! #alongasstime

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Actor Bob Saget, referring to comic Jeffrey Ross, who wore a uniform to resemble Gadhafi at Charlie Sheen's roast: I hope they didn't get @realjeffreyross by mistake. CNN: BREAKING: Gadhafi captured, says military council on Libyan TV.

Comedian Jeffrey Ross: Moammar Gaddhafi is dead. He's survived by his brothers Larry Gadhafi and Curly Gadhafi.

Comedian Steve Martin: Lunch with Gadhafi, cancelled.

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