Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 2021-09-14 18:48:33 –
Hollywood stars, comedians and politicians sent their wishes after hearing Norm Macdonald has passed away.
Comedians reportedly fought cancer for nine years.
Conan O’Brien said he was “totally devastated” after learning of McDonald’s death.
I’m completely overwhelmed by Norm Macdonald. The gnome had the most unique comedy voice I’ve ever encountered, and he was very relentless and entertaining without compromise. I will never laugh so hard again. Today is very sad for all of us.
— Conan O’Brien (@ConanOBrien) September 14, 2021
Jon Stewart said twitter “No one could destroy you, like Norm Macdonald.
Jim Carrey called McDonald’s an “honest and brave comedy genius.”
Dear friend Norm Macdonald died after a decade of brave fighting. He was one of our most precious gems. An honest and courageous comedy genius. I love him.
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) September 14, 2021
Sarah Silverman said no one was like McDonald’s.
Norm belonged to his own comedy genre. There is no one like him on this planet. Nice to meet you. Look at his stuff.He was as usual
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) September 14, 2021
Bob Dole, who McDonald’s famously played on Saturday Night Live, also called him a great talent in honor of the late comedian.
— Senator Bob Dole (@SenatorDole) September 14, 2021
The Canadian Prime Minister also paid tribute to McDonald’s, who was born in Canada. He said the world was a much more interesting place for McDonald’s.
The world was a much more interesting place because Norm Macdonald was there. We have lost the comedy genius and the Greatest Canadian. Condolences to his loved ones and the myriad fans who mourn his death.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) September 14, 2021
McDonald’s was 61 years old.