It's such a bummer these two can't get along!
The confidante went on to explain:
[Image via WENN.]
The Twitterverse is OVERFLOWING with reactions to Dick Clark's death!!
Earlier we discussed Ryan Seacrest, who became very close with his lifelong idol after receiving the New Year's Rockin' Eve torch in '06. He let everyone know how "deeply saddened" he was with his Twitter response.
But other celebrities are chiming in too!
The mourning is very hard, especially since nearly everyone in Hollywood has been impacted or influenced by the late, great entertainer.
Neil Patrick Harris: "For ever, Dick Clark… So long."
Melissa Joan Hart: Rest in Peace Dick Clark!! Thanks for entertaining my family for decades! New Years won't be the same ever again!
Gloria Estefan: "Our sincerest condolences to Dick Clark's wife, Kari, his family & all who loved & admired him which includes the whole Estefan clan!"
Sophia Bush: "RIP Dick Clark. What a legend …"
Joan Rivers: "Very sad to hear about Dick Clark. What a great life. What a great career. Relevant until the end. He will be missed!"
Lance Bass: "Farewell to one of my all time idols Dick Clark- genius pioneer in music/television and just a great guy! You will be missed!"
Seth Green: "So saddened by Dick Clark's passing- an innovator, a legend, a man who believed in the greatness of humans. #ThankYou"
Leah Remini: "R.I.P Dick Clark; As a child American Bandstand was a big part of my life as an adult-spent many a New Years Eve w, him like many others :("
Melissa Rivers: "Sorry to hear about the passing of Dick Clark, he was truly a revolutionary in our business."
Dane Cook: "Rest in peace Mr. Dick Clark. Thank you for new years and new years of class, positivity & entertainment."
William Shatner: "My condolences go out to the family of Dick Clark. My best, Bill"
John McCain: "RIP Dick Clark - thanks for the many years of entertainment"
QuestLove: "Dick Clark. A Great Philadelphian. Thank You Very Much!"
Al Yankovic: "Such sad news. RIP Dick Clark."
Denis Leary: "I'm gonna package a Dick Clark Hologram mc'ing a Tupac Hologram summer tour."
Billy Ray Cyrus: "R. I. P. Dick Clark. Thoughts and prayers with the Clark Family."
Holly Robinson Peete: "#RIP Dick Clark. Always so nice Employed me many times. I will miss you Dick. Prayers to Kari and the family #Legend"
Tyrese: "R.I.P. Dick Clark. Losing Don Cornelius and Dick Clark in the same year. Wow."
Kelly Bensimon: "This is so sad"
Matthew Morrison: "A sad day as we have lost Dick Clark, an American Icon. You will be missed."
Kevin McHale: "Dick Clark, what a a legend. Changed TV & Music forever. You will be missed Mr. Clark!"
Adrienne Maloof: "It is a very sad day to know we've lost a legend like Dick Clark. You will be dearly missed Mr. Clark"
Wayne Brady: "RIP Dick Clark. Being able to do the New Year's special w him was an honor. A TV pioneer and extraordinary business man. God Bless."
And they just keep pouring in..
It's a very sad day in Hollywood. Very sad.