The entertainment industry is in mourning as news spreads of the tragic loss of beloved actress Suzanne Somers. Best known for her role in the iconic sitcom “Three’s Company,” Somers passed away on Sunday at the age of 76 after a courageous battle with cancer. Her passing has brought an outpouring of grief and tributes from celebrities and fans alike.
Megyn Kelly, the renowned journalist, took to Twitter to express her heartbreak, reminiscing about the time she met Somers and was struck by her kindness and beauty. The official “Watch What Happens Live” Twitter account also paid tribute to the actress, highlighting the joy she brought to the show’s Clubhouse. Goldie Hawn, another Hollywood icon, shared her sadness on Instagram, emphasizing the depth of the loss.
Former Bravolebrity Bethenny Frankel and actress Olivia Munn both expressed their dismay, with Frankel simply stating “OH NO” and Munn using a broken heart emoji. Khloé Kardashian, a reality TV star, shared her love and memories of Somers on her Instagram Story, highlighting her positive outlook on life and sweet spirit.
Suzanne Somers passed away peacefully in her sleep at her new “all green home” in Palm Springs, surrounded by her loving husband, Alan, her son Bruce, and her immediate family. Her longtime publicist, R. Couri Hay, revealed that Somers had battled an aggressive form of breast cancer for over 23 years. Despite her health struggles, Somers’s loving family was always by her side.
Tragically, Somers’s passing occurred just one day before her 77th birthday. Instead of celebrating her birthday as planned, her family will now gather to honor her extraordinary life. Hay expressed gratitude to Somers’s millions of fans and followers who adored her. A private family burial will take place in the coming week, followed by a memorial service next month.
Somers’s battle with cancer spanned several decades, beginning with skin cancer in her 30s and hyperplasia in her 20s. In her 50s, she was diagnosed with breast cancer, and she bravely faced each diagnosis with unwavering strength. In an interview with “Entertainment Tonight” in July, she spoke candidly about her ongoing fight against the disease, stating that every time it resurfaced, she fought back.
Suzanne Somers’s vibrant personality and remarkable talent made her a beloved figure in Hollywood. Throughout her career, she left an indelible mark on the industry and in the hearts of those who knew her. As Hollywood mourns the loss of this iconic actress, her spirit and contributions will always be remembered. May she rest in peace.