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Paul Walker Dead at 40 -- Hollywood Reacts

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"Fast and Furious" star Paul Walker is dead after a fiery explosion in Southern California on Saturday. He was 40.

According to TMZ, the actor was in a Porsche in Santa Clarita when the driver lost control of the car and clammed into a pole or tree. The car then burst into flames.

Both Paul and the other person in the vehicle were killed.

A rep for the actor confirmed the news on Walker's official Facebook page.

"It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend's car, in which both lost their lives," the post reads.

"Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time." 

Walker leaves behind 15-year-old daughter Meadow.

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Almost instantly, stars have been turning to Twitter to offer their condolences for or memories of the actor. We'll keep updating the reactions below as more come in.

FYI: After initially sending us a quote from a Vin Diesel Instagram account, the actor's rep now says the page is a fake. Vin has not yet released any statement about Walker's death.

Jordana Brewster ("Fast and Furious" costar)
Paul was pure light. I cannot believe he is gone.

Tyrese ("Fast and Furious" costar)
My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send clarity over this cause I just don't understand My heart hurts it's broken no one can convince me that this is real.... Prayer warriors please pray real hard for his only child, his daughter and family...#HeartOfAnAngel13YrsFamilyForeverWeJustCelebreatedYour40thBirthday..... My God... My God... I can't believe I'm writing this

The Rock ("Fast and Furious" costar)
All my strength, love & faith to the Walker family during this heartbreaking time. We find our strength.. in his light. Love you brother.

Ludacris ("Fast and Furious" costar)
Your humble spirit was felt from the start, wherever you blessed your presence you always left a mark, we were like brothers & our birthdays are only 1 day apart, now You will forever hold a place in all of our hearts@paulwalker legacy will live on forever. R.I.P.

Reese Witherspoon ("Pleasantville" costar)
So sad to hear about Paul Walker. He was a pleasure to work with, a true gentleman and a humble soul. Prayers and love to his family.

Jessica Alba ("Into the Blue" costar)
-he was a lovely person -so sweet and grounded. My heart goes out to his family

Joshua Jackson 
("The Skulls" costar)
Damn. Hard to imagine someone so full of life taken so soon. My thoughts go out to your family. RIP Pauly Walker

James Vanderbeek ("Varsity Blues" costar)
Thoughts and prayers tonight are with Paul Walker's friends and family, especially his little girl. So sad. Very heavy heart tonight.

Ali Larter ("Varsity Blues" costar)
So shocked and saddened to hear about the tragic loss of Paul Walker. My love to his family 

Rachael Leigh Cook ("She's All That" costar)
Paul was a truly good person in a town of questionable characters...A real life tragedy if there ever was one.

Usher ("She's All That" costar)
RIP Paul Walker…our prayers go out to his family and friends #gone2soon

Ryan Phillippe ("Flags of Our Fathers" costar)
Paul was a good dude. Conscientious & not caught up in Hollywood. He knew there was more to life & lived like it. Nice to know you brotha.

Jamie Bell ("Flags of Our Fathers" costar)
Had the pleasure of meeting Paul when we worked together on Flags Of Our Fathers. My thoughts are with his family & friends. #RIP

Aaron Paul
My heart goes out to Meadow and everyone else affected by this terrible loss. We will all miss you my friend. We love you. RIP Paul Walker.

Elizabeth Banks
Going to bed with a heavy heart about Paul Walker. May his friends and family find peace and grace. A reminder of life's frangibleness.

Pete Wentz
You know I never met Paul Walker, but there was something about him onscreen that was so relatable and felt genuine. RIP. U will be missed.

Chad Michael Murray
To lose a spirit so young is a tragedy we all can't cope with. God bless u @RealPaulWalker Your humble & kind nature will never b forgotten

Pitbull
RIP @RealPaulWalker your in a better place now papo now show the heavens who is fast and furious

Nina Dobrev
Truly shocked and upset by the news. Can't believe Paul is gone. Sending every ounce of love and energy to his loved ones. @RealPaulWalker

Neil Patrick Harris

Such sad news about Paul Walker! It’s so tragic and crazy how things can just end so suddenly. My condolences to his family.

Zoe Saldana 
A very sad day indeed. R.I.P. Paul Walker. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Denise Richards
Shocked over the news about Paul Walker..so sad. My heart goes out to his family & loved ones. He was a kind beautiful soul

Gretchen Rossi
RIP I went to high school w/him and my heart breaks for his family. Please pray 4 them during this difficult time.

Snooki

IS THIS TRUE ABOUT PAUL WALKER?! I'm in tears

Mario Lopez
RIP Paul Walker.. Eerie that the star of The Fast & The Furious died in a car accident.. God Bless his daughter

Lance Bass
So so sad about Paul Walker : (

Audrina Patridge
Rip paul walker:/

Kevin McHale
So sad to hear about Paul Walker. So young. Can't believe it.

Trevor Donovan
Paul Walker .... One of the nicest, most down to earth guys in the business. Glad I had the honor of know & work with such person

Pauly D
Wow I Just Heard Some Awful News RIP I Loved His Work ,, So Young Too

Samantha Giancola
I am heartbroken. RIP

Tyler Shields
Paul Walker was such a nice guy so sad he died but at least he died doing what he loved and he went out on top sorry to see him go!

Katie Cassidy
So sad, Paul Walker.... He will always be remembered

Eli Roth
RIP Paul Walker. Never met him but my Hostel team had just made Running Scared and everyone loved him. Condolences to his family.

Jake Pavelka
Damn! This has been a tough year! Paul Walker. Praying for his family.

Kat Dennings
Paul Walker???? Oh my god. This is heartbreaking

LeAnn Rimes 
What horrible news prayers go out to his family. You just never know.... Cherish each breath, it's a gift 

Alison Sweeney
Thoughts & prayers out to 's family. What a tragedy.  

Jesse Metcalfe
My thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and family of . What a shocking tragedy! Life is so fragile.  

Brandi Glanville
RIP the hottest guy ever Paul Walker - Im crying 

Adam Shankman
i was blessed to call you friend and a beautiful light in the world just went out. i love you paul

Mark-Paul Gosselaar
RIP Paul Walker. My thoughts are with you and your family.

Michael B. Jordan
Man life is so short. People you care about can be here one min and gone the next Don't take life for granted RIP Paul Walker 

Courtney Stodden
I'm so sad about the sudden passing of Paul Walker. My thoughts & prayers go out to his loved ones...

Mena Suvari
RIP Paul Walker. Your life ended too suddenly. You will always be remembered and cherished. May you rest in peace and continue to watch over the ones you love

Liam McIntyre
I'm speechless. Too young. Rest in Peace 

Carson Daly
Sick about the tragic loss of . I enjoyed our time together very much. Such a really nice guy. Prayers to his family and friends. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar 
May he be in peace. To his family you are in our thoughts and prayers. 

Jenna Dewan-Tatum
Just heard the awful news about Paul Walker...so so sad. I've always heard such nice things about him. Prayers to his family :( 

Teresa Palmer
I was so shocked to hear about 's death. I have been a fan since his days. Sending love to his daughter. 

Olivia Wilde
Heavy heavy heart tonight. Paul Walker was a genuinely good, sweet, kind, laid back, loving person. Sending much love to his family. 

Lucy Hale
Really hard to find words to say when someone passes too soon. Very heartbreaking about Paul Walker. Sending prayers to his loved ones. RIP. 

Seth Green
Shocked & sad to hear about Paul Walker. Met him several times over the years- a hard worker & always kind. Prayers & love to his family. 

Sarah Hyland
Shocked and saddened by the tragic death of It's really hard to believe. My thoughts are with his friends and family. RIP 

Nick Cannon
Rest in Peace to a true light, Paul Walker. To be absent from the body is to be present with The Lord

Ashley Tisdale
So sad about Paul Walker. May he rest in peace and join the Angels above. A truly beautiful person in work and helping others. 

Nick Lachey
Though I didn't know him well, I did know Paul Walker to be one of the good guys. Obviously, he has been taken from us way too young.  

Bret Michaels
My thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences go out to the family of from The Fast & Furious. 

Melissa Joan Hart
RIP Paul Walker!! 

Soleil Moon Frye
RIP Paul Walker. Sending our love and prayers to your loved ones  

Paris Hilton
Just heard the horrible news about Paul Walker. So sad & shocked to hear this. :( My heart goes out to his friends & family.  

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