Such sad, sad news.
We are saddened and shocked to hear that radio personality David 'Kidd' Kraddick has died this weekend at the young age of 53.
His publicist has reported that the Texas-based radio legend was taking part in his Kidd's Kids charity golf function near New Orleans when he suddenly passed away.
At this time, his cause of death has not been released, but it is reported that it will happen "at the appropriate time."
He was set to turn 54 on August 22nd.
Many celebrities have taken to Twitter to express their condolences. See some of the touching messages here:
Absolutely devastated to hear about the sad passing of Kidd Kraddick. He was always so nice and will be incredibly missed. Lovely man. RIP.
— Harry Styles (@Harry_Styles) July 28, 2013
I just heard about Kidd Kraddrick! such sad news! He was an awesome man and friend. So sad :(
— KhloéKardashianOdom (@KhloeKardashian) July 28, 2013
Completely speechless. Rest in peace Kidd.
— Ed Sheeran (@edsheeran) July 28, 2013
#RIPKiddKraddick.. Grew up with you always on my radio.. Had the pleasure of meeting you back when I was 9 at a showcase where even way back
— demetria lovato (@ddlovato) July 28, 2013
So sad hearing about my radio brother Kid Kraddick. One of a kind and one of the best at what he did every morning. U will be missed Kidd
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) July 28, 2013
I watched Kidd kraddick help break so many artists with his live sessions on YouTube when I was a kid! Real lover of music he was
— Niall Horan (@NiallOfficial) July 28, 2013
Oh man, I just heard Kidd Kraddick died! He's my childhood dj. What a sad day. His poor family. He was always nice 2 me from the beginning.
— Kelly Clarkson (@kelly_clarkson) July 28, 2013
RIP Kidd Kraddick He was a really fun/smart radio DJ
— RainnWilson (@rainnwilson) July 28, 2013
Rest in peace, kidd kraddick. Sad news, always had fun talking to him…
— Pete Wentz (@petewentz) July 28, 2013
Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
[Image via Kiss FM.]