This could become really big -- and it sounds horrifying.
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He affected so many people during his short time on this Earth.
ESPN host Stuart Scott recently passed away after a longtime bout with cancer and many celebrities who were inspired by Scott took to the internet world to tweet out their messages of support for Scott and his grieving family.
"Can't believe you're gone from us! I am deeply saddened because not only will not be replaced as a anchor or reporter but more than that as a genuine cool person. What u did for our culture, bringing that Swag to reporting can only be copied(which I hear it today on tv watching sports). I would say not because they stealing your swag, it's all out of RESPECT! It was always a breath of fresh fun air when u would show up and we'd chat up. Thank you so much for being u and giving us inner city kids someone we could relate to that wasn't a player but was close enough to them.#RIPStuartScott #FuqCancer#GoneButSurelyNotForgotten"
Here's what Kobe wrote:
"#StuartScottSayings changed the game #BOOYAH #donthatetheplayerhatethegame R.I.P to a sportscasting Legend"
Here's what Tiger wrote:
"Stuart wasn't covering heroes & champions, it was the other way around. Thinking of my friend & his daughters."
Here's what Blake Griffin wrote:
"RIP Stuart Scott you inspired many and changed the way people looked at sports… Forever as cool as the other side of the pillow"
Here's what legend Barry Sanders wrote:
"My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Stuart Scott. He was a great innovator and I was lucky to call him a friend."
Here's what Kevin Hart wrote:
"RIP Stuart Scott U will truly be missed. I'm sending so many prayers & love to your family this morning. UR were the definition of STRENGTH"
Here's what Steve Nash wrote:
"Damn. Stuart Scott, an original and a beauty."
And here's what Nick Jonas wrote:
"Devastated by the news about Stuart Scott. You will be missed. #RIPStuartScott"
Obviously that was just a small sample of the celebrities who paid respects Stuart Scott - there were many, many more inspirational messages out there!
It's clear the loss of Stuart Scott has affected a whole mess of people from folks who grew up with him to people who worked alongside him to players who Stuart covered on his show.
We have to agree with LeBron on this one - F cancer!
RIP Stuart Scott.
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