Everyone, celebrity or not, is shocked at the horrible news of Heath Ledger's death. Some stars have already made statements about the tragedy.
"What a tragedy. My heart goes out to his family." — Nicole Kidman
"I had such great hope for him. He was just taking off and to lose his life at such a young age is a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family." — Mel Gibson
"He is one of my favorite actors. His abilities are rare…it's a tremendous loss. It's hard to be here celebrating Australia under these circumstances." — John Travolta
"It was with great sadness that I have learned of the passing of Heath Ledger. It is tragic that we have lost one of our nation's finest actors in the prime of his life. Heath Ledger's diverse and challenging roles will be remembered as some of the great performances by an Australian actor." — Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister of Australia
"The studio is stunned and devastated by this tragic news. The entertainment community has lost an enormous talent. Heath was a brilliant actor and an exceptional person. Our hearts go out to his family and friends." — Statement by Alan Horn, President and COO of Warner Bros. and Jeff Robinov, President, Warner Bros. Pictures Group
Lindsay Lohan was also seen leaving Le Pain Quotidien visibly crying after hearing the news. The two were linked together in December.