Linsday Lohan, Ryan Seacrest, Diddy, John Mayer and others express their shock

By Marla Lehner
August 28, 2009 08:15 PM
Hector Mata/AP;Kevin Winter/Getty

As the news broke about the tragic death of DJ AM in New York on Friday, fans and friends reacted with shock, sympathy and love for the 36-year-old star who died too soon.

Here Are Tweets from Fans and Friends Alike

Lindsay Lohan: nononononono what????? i can’t believe this.. i’m in shock. why? why? r.i.p. Adam

John Mayer: In complete shock …I really want to use words right now but I can’t get em. F—… We’re supposed to lose our friends to time, at an age when we’re ready to agree to the terms of having lived a long life. Not now.

Ryan Seacrest: So sad the hear about adam. a very kind and generous guy.

Sam Ronson, in an exclusive statement to PEOPLE: “I just can’t wrap my head around it – I don’t want to believe it’s real – and nothing I can say will serve his memory any justice right now … I’m just f-ng sad sad.

Tony Hawk: Not everything happens for a reason. Thinking of you, @trvsbrkr. Stay strong.

Shanna Moakler: My deepest condolences are to DJ AM, he was a great artist and will be severely missed. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. My support and love goes out to Travis, as I know how hard this is for him and how close they were.

Dita Von Teese: Shocked at the news of my good friend DJ AM.

Emmy Rossum: RIP AM… You were loved and respected and will be missed.

Soleil Moon Frye: Thank you for bringing so much music and inspiration to peoples lives. Rip Dj Am.

Khole Kardashian: Tell your loved ones you love them every chance you get. You never know when it will be the last time. God bless DJ AM. I love you.

Shannon Elizabeth: OMG – I can’t believe it-DJ AM was just found dead-he was such a sweet, amazing guy-I’m soooo sad! I pray he has peace & happiness now…

Ingrid Cesares, Miami nightclub guru: rip dj am you will be missed….

Diddy: DJ AM Rest In Peace…

Miss_Veronnie: Wow….I’m in total shock!!!! RIP dj am.

Jaclynpaige: Why do the good ones always have to go…sick.

kimberley_m: terrible shame. rip DJ AM.

heybuddy1: Man overcame sooo much. Much prayers go out to his fam.

MTV: MTV was honored to support him as he helped young people battle their own addictions. Our heartfelt thoughts go out to his family.