Hollywood Legendary comedian Don Rickles passed away from Kidney failure at the age of 90.
Comedian Don Rickles has passed away who was King of Insult comedy.
Rickles publicist Paul Shefrin said that Rickles died of kidney failure in Los Angeles at the age of 90.
Rickles was publicly praised as a comic put down who insulted movie stars, bandleaders, talk-show hosts, Producers, Presidents and even the mobster.
Over the past 60 years from the starting of his career, Rickles acted in Televisions and Motion Pictures. He became a synonym for a style of comedy that was violently funny and in equal measure fearsome.
The Hollywood stars paid tributes to his death.
The stars took social media to pay their respects to the legendary comedian.
Bob Saget tweeted, “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.”
Billy Crystal called Rickles’ death as “a giant loss.”
Jimmy Kimmel said, “90 years with Don Rickles weren’t enough. One of the sweetest and most lovely people I had the pleasure of knowing. We miss you already.”
Patton Oswalt tweeted some of Rickles’ famous quotes like “Is he laughing? Is MLK laughing? But folks… Oh nice, Dean Martin’s here. Don’t worry Dean, Jerry’s right behind me;” “Hey Helen Keller, show’s up here. Gandhi, stop hogging the breadsticks or we’ll let Bob Hope tell jokes again;” and “Oh great, Churchill and Capote are here tonight. Sorry folks, we’re all out of scotch!”
“In lieu of flowers, Don Rickles’ family has requested that people drop their pants and fire a rocket. #RIPDonRickles,” he further wrote.
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“RIP Don Rickles, 90. One of the funniest men who ever lived,” Piers Morgan tweeted.
Tom Hanks tweeted: “A God died today. Don Rickles, we did not want to ever lose you. Never. Hanx.”
Jason Alexander wrote, “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.”