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In the wake of Casey Kasem's death, celebrities pay tribute on Twitter

Celebrities are mourning the death of radio legend Casey Kasem, who died of complications from dementia on Sunday at the age of 82. The DJ served as host of the radio countdown show American Top 40, introducing new artists to legions of music fans for nearly four decades. He was also beloved as the voice of Shaggy on Scooby Doo.

Here are just some of the tributes Kasem’s famous fans have posted to Twitter since his passing:

Albuquerque newspaper runs Walter White's official obituary

After Walter White met his demise in Breaking Bad‘s series finale, The Albuquerque Journal decided to pay respects to one of their own — with a fake obituary printed in the real paper.

The paper’s obit cites Walt as a 52-year-old man who died after a “long battle with cancer, and a gunshot wound.” They also refer to him as a “co-founder of Gray Matter,” which we’re pretty sure Gretchen and Elliott Schwartz would complain about … if they weren’t still living in fear of death by laser pointer.

Walt was also a “research chemist who taught high school chemistry” and “later founded a meth manufacturing empire,” according to the Journal. Good choice of words: If they hadn’t said “empire,” we’re pretty sure the ghost of Heisenberg would’ve shot them dead (with an M60 in the trunk of his ghost mobile).

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