FOX News personalities and more stars took to Twitter on Thursday morning after news broke that ousted FOX News CEO Roger Ailes had died at 77.
Sean Hannity sent on a lengthy tweeting spree in which he called Ailes a "second father," while friend Geraldo Rivera called it "devastating news."
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Governor Mike Huckabee said he was "deely saddened by" Ailes' death, while noting that he had "critics" and "his sins."
Brit Hume, Bret Baier, Matt Drudge, Kimberly Guilfoyle and more stars also took to Twitter to respond to the shocking news of Ailes' death.
See how stars and FOX News personalities reacted to Roger Ailes' death:
Hollywood reacts to Roger Ailes' death at 77
OMG #RogerAiles is gone, devastating news, & Erica & I send our condolences to Beth, their son Zack & the entire family. He was a great man
RIP #RogerAiles one of the most impt broadcasters in history-The genius who created #FoxNews -a good friend, who loved his family & country
Today America lost one of its great patriotic warriors. Roger Ailes. For Decades RA's has impacted American politics and media.
Deeply saddened by death of Roger Ailes. He had many critics and like ALL of us his sins, but I remember a great patriot, friend and boss.
Terribly sad news. R.I.P. https://t.co/K90HHnc1fx
Love and prayers to Beth and Zach. R.I.P Roger - you changed television as we know it. https://t.co/1vjhGFQaDc
Spent magical day with Ailes in Palm Beach last month. He loved life, country, Beth. News! We sat for 9 hours. He w… https://t.co/3AdjrRCnCb
RIP #RogerAiles sending my love and prayers to Beth & Zachary. Roger was a friend and a mentor to so many of us @FoxNews he will be missed
RIP Roger Ailes a good friend, great American and communications genius @StoneColdTruth
I've known Roger Ailes for over 30 years. We've fought, debated and exchanged war stories. He had real passion and a master strategist for
what he believed. We didn't agree on much and I protested him many times. However his impact on US Culture is undeniable. He is a study !
RIP Roger Ailes, who 20 yrs ago gave me a chance to thrive @ the fledgling Fox News Channel. Thoughts & prayers for Elizabeth & Zachary.
"RIP Roger Ailes. The man may be gone but the sewer of misogyny, bigotry & lies that he midwifed still poisons the world." - Fox News💫
RIP Roger Ailes. Thank you for all of the opportunities you provided me. I hope that you are now in your happy place.
Rest In Peace #RogerAiles
I knew Ailes. Competed against him in campaigns. Railed against him many times. But appreciated our frank, backchannel conversations.
Condolences and prayers to family and friends of #RogerAiles. https://t.co/faumcIQTtb
Roger Ailes died this morning, our deepest sympathies to Beth and his son Zach. Roger was a media genius, good friend and great American.
Roger Ailes founded one of the most important and successful media outlets in American history. I will miss his friendship dearly. RIP.
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