#RIP Lee Thompson Young: Black Hollywood Says Goodbye

August 20, 2013  |  

Best known for his role as the adorable Jett Jackson on the Disney show The Famous Jett Jackson, Lee Thompson Young committed suicide on August 19, 2013. “It is with great sadness that I announce that Lee Thompson Young tragically took his own life this morning,” said manager Jonathan Baruch. “Lee was more than just a brilliant young actor, he was a wonderful and gentle soul who will be truly missed. We ask that you please respect the privacy of his family and friends at this difficult time.” Many Hollywood stars including Tia Mowry, Gabrielle Union and Meagan Good poured their hearts out at the news by tweeting and sharing stories about their time with Young. Take a look:

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