Celebrities React to the Passing of Queen Elizabeth II

Elton John, Anne Hathaway, and more have taken to social media to mourn the late monarch.

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During her more than seven-decade reign, Queen Elizabeth II established herself not only as a formidable leader and style icon, but as a pop cultural touchstone. Following her death on September 8, at the age of 96, actors, musicians, and celebrities took to social media to mourn the British monarch and celebrate her lasting legacy.

Some, like Anne Hathaway and Dame Helen Mirren, penned heartfelt tributes to Queen Elizabeth while others from Dua Lipa to Mindy Kaling simply shared beautiful and iconic images of the leader from throughout her life to their Instagram Stories. See how they reacted to the tragic news, below.

Duran Duran

Jennifer Garner

Millie Bobby Brown

Paddington Bear

George Takei

Matthew Lewis

Elton John

Rita Ora

Melinda French Gates

Mick Jagger

Anne Hathaway

Sofia Richie

Lily Collins

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Helen Mirren

Ed Sheeran

Paul McCartney 

Harry Styles

David Beckham

Paris Hilton

Barbra Streisand

Victoria Beckham

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