It's a sad day for Celine Dion.
When news broke that her husband and former manager, René Angélil, died on Thursday at 73 after a long battle with throat cancer, the stars immediately took to social media to share their grief and show their support for the Canadian singer’s family.
Songwriter Diane Warren, who penned many songs for Dion, including her Grammy-winning hit "Because You Loved Me," thanked Angélil.
Rene Angelil Rest in peace. Thank U for Celine+ for giving her my songs Thank U for everything+ I'm hoping there r casinos in Heaven RIPRene— Diane Warren (@Diane_Warren) January 14, 2016
Former Destiny's Child member Michelle Williams offered prayers.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, from The Dr. Oz Show, also shared his condolences.
Little Giants actor Devan Sawa, who is also Canadian, said he wished he could give Dion a "big hug."
If I saw Celine Dion right now, I'd give her a big hug. So sad. #Canadian— devon sawa (@DevonESawa) January 14, 2016
See how other stars paid their respects in the touching messages posted to Twitter and Instagram below.
My condolences to @CelineDion, and to the children, friends and loved ones of René Angélil on his passing.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 14, 2016
It is indeed a sad day 😔 #Rip #ReneAngélil I had the amazing honour of meeting Mr. Angélil during rehearsals for the voice and he was so gracious along with his beautiful wife @celinedion . Sending up love and prayers to his family, my heart aches for your loss. #WeLoveYouCéline #LoVeAndPrayers #AmazingMan #AmazingLegacy