It's a sad day for Celine Dion.
When news broke that her husband and former manager, René Angélil, died on Thursday at 73 after a long battle with throat cancer, the stars immediately took to social media to share their grief and show their support for the Canadian singer's family.
See the couple through the years:
Songwriter Diane Warren, who penned many songs for Dion, including her Grammy-winning hit "Because You Loved Me," thanked Angélil.
Rene Angelil Rest in peace. Thank U for Celine+ for giving her my songs Thank U for everything+ I'm hoping there r casinos in Heaven RIPRene
— Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) January 14, 2016
Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams offered prayers.
— Michelle Williams (@RealMichelleW) January 14, 2016
Dr. Mehmet Oz, from The Dr. Oz Show, also shared his condolences.
— Dr. Mehmet Oz (@DrOz) January 14, 2016
Little Giants actor Devan Sawa, who is also Canadian, said he wished he could give Dion a "big hug."
If I saw Celine Dion right now, I'd give her a big hug. So sad. #Canadian
— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) January 14, 2016
See how other stars paid their respects in the touching messages posted to Twitter and Instagram below.
— LeAnn Rimes Cibrian (@leannrimes) January 14, 2016
— Donny Osmond (@donnyosmond) January 14, 2016
— BYNON 🦅 (@bynonofficial) January 14, 2016
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) January 14, 2016
— Larry King (@kingsthings) January 14, 2016
— STAPLES Center (@STAPLESCenter) January 14, 2016
My condolences to @CelineDion, and to the children, friends and loved ones of René Angélil on his passing.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 14, 2016
— Frankie James Grande (@FrankieJGrande) January 14, 2016
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