Tom Petty Fans Mourn The Late Singer Following Reports Of Shocking Passing

Tom Petty's fans are sending their love!

UPDATE 5:23 P.M. EST: A source confirmed Tom Petty’s passing to Variety, though CBS News has retracted their earlier report of his death as the LAPD clarified they can’t confirm it.

But TMZ‘s source says the singer isn’t expected to make it through the day, adding he is still alive and clinging on.

We’ll continue to update you with new details.


After it was revealed Tom Petty has been hospitalized due to a full cardiac arrest, and later pulled off life support, the rocker sadly passed away.

On Monday, his fans took to Twitter to share their love for the Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers frontman, who was just 66.

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Bob Dylan told Rolling Stone of his friend:

“It’s shocking, crushing news. I thought the world of Tom. He was great performer, full of the light, a friend, and I’ll never forget him.”

With Sheryl Crow, John Mayer, and more celebs among them paying tribute to the famed star, they wrote:




Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones during this difficult time.

R.I.P., Tom.

[Image via Media Punch.]

Oct 2, 2017 4:15pm PDT

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