Donald Trump Mourns Prince on Twitter: 'I Met Prince on Numerous Occasions'

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Donald Trump photographed at his home in New York City on Nov. 17, 2015.

A day after the shocking passing of Prince, Donald Trump has added his voice to the outpouring of public grieving over Twitter.

"I met Prince on numerous occasions," the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination wrote about the artist who was found dead at the age of 57 on Thursday.

President Obama Releases Statement on Prince's Death: 'The World Lost a Creative Icon'

"He was an amazing talent and wonderful guy. He will be greatly missed!"

Yesterday Hillary Clinton, the front-runner on the Democratic side, told a Philadelphia radio station while on the campaign trail that she was "so, so sad" about the news. 

"I just want everybody to spend some time reflecting on this American original," she said. "He was so extraordinary."

 

 

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