Hollywood is mourning the loss of a beloved performer.
Meat Loaf, née Michael Lee Aday, has died at the age of 74, a statement on his official Facebook pageEarly Friday morning, January 21. “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends,” the message began. “We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man.”
“We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time,”The statement was closed. “From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”
The news is the “Bat Out of Hell”Fans, friends, and fellow stars gathered on social media to pay respects to the singer, whose death was announced overnight. “Had So Much Fun With Meatloaf When We Did ‘Dead Ringer,'” Cher Tweet. “Am Very Sorry For His Family, Friends, & Fans.”