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Hispanic Celebs Tweet Thoughts About Mandela

December 6, 2013

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Nelson Mandela

The entire world is mourning the passing of former South African President Nelson Mandela, and are taking to social media to send out their thoughts and prayers, and the legacy he will leave.

These Hispanic celebrities used their Twitter accounts to talk about Mandela:

Jennifer Lopez: "It always seems impossible until it's done." Rest in Peace Nelson Mandela. You will be missed. #trueinspiration #peoplewhochangetheworld

Rosario Dawson: "Rest In Peace great Nelson Mandela. Thank you for giving us 95 years.

Dawson also tweeted this photo of Mandela.

Ricky Martin tweeted in both English and in Spanish: "There is a party in heaven. Angels are celebrating. The one and only #NelsonMandela has arrived. RIP"

"Hoy los ángeles están de fiesta. Llego el único e inigualable #NelsonMandela ! QEPD"

Pitbull: "RIP Nelson Mandela. You are now truly free. God Bless and enjoy the heavens. Tell Celia Cruz hello for me and azucaaaaarrrr"

Eva Longoria: "Today the world lost one it's greatest leaders. Rest in peace Mandela..."

Zoe Saldana also tweeted in both English and Spanish: "An Angel has left this earth today. #RIPNelsonMandela. An inspirational force that left behind lessons we should practice everyday."

"Acaba de morir Un ángel sagrado hoy. #RIPNelsonMandela. Que dios lo tenga en su Gloria Divina."

Gloria Estefan: "RIP Nelson Mandela, who truly changed the world with his was an honor to have been in his presence."

Descanse en paz, Nelson Mandela, alguien que cambió el mundo con su sacrificio...fue un honor estar en su presencia.

Estefan met Mandela, and shared this photo of them with her family.

Christina Milan: "#RIPNelsonMandela A true inspiration and historical figure who brought hope, faith and unity to us all. An example to never settle and live your life to its fullest."

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