Fashion Designer Kate Spade Remembered by Josh Groban, Chelsea Clinton & More: See the Tweets
The world is reacting to the shocking news that fashion designer Kate Spade reportedly committed suicide at the age of 55. Known for her iconic handbags, Spade was found dead at her Manhattan apartment on Tuesday morning (June 5) in an apparent suicide, according to law enforcement officials.
Many celebrities have begun offering their condolences, sharing stories of their first encounters with the designer’s work, and urging people to reach out for help with the suicide prevention hotline. See the reactions below.
Depression does not discriminate and comes without warning. RIP Kate Spade. Love to her family.— josh groban (@joshgroban) June 5, 2018
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255
Kate. -- You never know what someone is going through. Please call— Alyson Stoner (@AlysonStoner) June 5, 2018
24/7 Suicide Hotline
1-800-273-8255 ❤️ #katespade
Extremely sad to head about the passing of Kate Spade. What an iconic talent.— Jameela Jamil (@jameelajamil) June 5, 2018
My grandmother gave me my first Kate Spade bag when I was in college. I still have it. Holding Kate’s family, friends and loved ones in my heart.— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) June 5, 2018
This is heartbreaking. Rest in peace, Kate Spade.— Shelby Young (@shelby_young) June 5, 2018
Please remember, you are *NOT* alone and it is never too late to reach out for help.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
You matter. It’s worth it. You are not alone. There is help. pic.twitter.com/l8Cdf3YVpV— Perez (@ThePerezHilton) June 5, 2018
So very saddened by this - my heart goes out to her husband and 13 year old daughter . https://t.co/pdp7PBrOz9— Vicky Cornell (@vickycornell) June 5, 2018
My deepest condolences to Kate Spade’s family and friends. We are here if you need. God Bless.— Talinda Bennington (@TalindaB) June 5, 2018