Don Rickles, the king of insult comedy, passed away on April 6, 2017 of kidney failure. He was 90. From comedy to film to TV, Mr. Warmth's career spanned six decades and he was an inspiration to every comedian who is alive today. Click through to see how Hollywood is reacting to the passing of the legend…
"My friend, my dad, the funniest biggest hearted of them all. A beautiful husband and father. My heart is broken. Rest In Peace. Don Rickles." –Bob Saget
"Don Rickles is one of the biggest reasons I am a comic today. I feel bad, mostly for everyone in Heaven who will now learn first hand from the sharpest wits ever, what it's like to be Rickled." — Tim Allen
"Don once begged me for a couple of bucks then told me to twist myself into a pretzel. Ego slayer! Comic Everest! Spank you, Mr Rickles. ;^)" —Jim Carrey
"Don Rickles has passed away.
A giant loss." –Billy Crystal
"One person I always wanted to meet and shake hands with.
RIP Don Rickles" — Eric Stonestreet
"Don Rickles, you kept us laughing for so many years. We will miss you dearly. Thanks for the zingers. You were one of a kind." –George Takei
"In lieu of flowers, Don Rickles' family has requested that people drop their pants and fire a rocket. #RIPDonRickles" –Patton Oswalt
"#DonRickles was not only a comedic visionary and inspiration, but a close friend to my mother and I. Your 'warmth' lives on, Don." –Melissa Rivers
"I was honored to b publicly humiliated by this comedy titan a few times! I saw him give an impromptu wedding toast last yr & he killed!" –Ron Howard
"Quite simply one of the funniest ever. RIP Don Rickles" –Dane Cook
"Unbelievably sad at the loss of Don Rickles. A good friend, and the last of the Greats! It wont be the same without you. RIP. You did good ." –Suzanne Somers.
"The day you were me was one of the proudest days of my life. Goodbye to our good friend Don Rickles. #RIP
"Hail hail an original genius vacated this realm! RIP #DonRickles" –Roseanne Barr
"Don Rickles was simply the best. He created insult comedy &yet every 1 of his targets felt loved and honored. One of a kind. #RIPdonrickles" –Jason Alexander
"We lost one of the comedic greats today. Thank you, Don Rickles, for showing all of us how to be fearless with comedy. #RIPDonRickles" –Sean Hayes