Leslie Jordan's passing has been absolutely heartbreaking for the LGBTQ+ community and for Hollywood in its entirety. The actor, comedian, and social media sensation died on Monday, October 24 from a car crash at 67 years old.
Besides his legendary performances on shows like Will & Grace and American Horror Story, as well as in films such as The Help and Sordid Lives, Jordan was also a huge social media star with millions of followers on Instagram and TikTok.
Jordan's Will & Grace costar Sean Hayes wrote:
"My heart is broken. Leslie Jordan was one of the funniest people I ever had the pleasure of working with. Everyone who ever met him, loved him. There will never be anyone like him. A unique talent with an enormous, caring heart. You will be missed, my dear friend."
Trinity The Tuck, who impersonated Jordan for the Snatch Game on RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 7, tweeted:
"Devastated to find out that Leslie Jordan has passed. He was such a queer icon to me. My first exposure to him was in one of my favorite movies Sordid Lives! I literally just saw him a few weeks ago in LA. My thoughts are with the people he was close to!"
Other LGBTQ+ celebrities and allies also shared emotional posts to honor Jordan on social media.
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