10/27/2013 02:43 pm ET

Celebrities React To Lou Reed's Death On Twitter


Legendary rock pioneer Lou Reed died over the weekend, The Rolling Stone reports. He was 71.

Reed was best known for his work as a guitarist, singer and songwriter for the Velvet Underground and had a profound impact on American culture, introducing avant garde rock and pop art to mainstream music.

Many celebrities took to Twitter to share their thoughts about Reed and his untimely death: