LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Celebrities are taking to social media to react to the shocking news of actor and comedian Robin Williams death.

Fellow entertainers and co-stars alike shared with their own followers that they were devastated by reports of the veteran funnyman’s death.

Dozens of fans took to Williams’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, even as the red carpet premiere of the action film The Expendables 3 took place just yards away.

Stars of the film shared their own sentiments on the loss.

“He left a tremendous legacy, he excelled at everything he did, and we’ll miss him,” Mel Gibson said.

“I knew Robin from the 70’s,” Sylvester Stallone said. “It’s just shocking how fragile life is, it’s just really incredibly shocking and tragic, and the pressure this industry puts on people, it’s really hard to comprehend, especially when you’re a sensitive artist.”

Other entertainers took to Twitter to share their feelings:

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