In reaction to today’s announcement that a jury found Conrad Murray guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the June 2009 death of Michael Jackson, the pop superstar’s friends and family, as well as the Hollywood community took to Twitter to express their feelings on the conviction. EW will update this list as the day goes on, and more celebrities have had time to collect their thoughts.
LaToya Jackson: Michael I love you and I will continue to fight until ALL are brought to justice!
Randy Jackson, Jr: The Pawn has been convicted but now its time for the Hidden Hand behind the Plan… JUSTICE will be served. Thank you all for the support!!!
Jermaine Jackson II: Strong victory in court! Thank you all for your love and support. Step one has been accomplished! We are ready for next!!
Nicki Minaj: People are cheering but there really are no winners here. This has been an utter tragedy from beginning to end. #RIPMichaelJackson
Ellen DeGeneres: I loved Michael Jackson. His brother Jermaine Jackson will be here on Wednesday. I can’t wait to talk to him. #verdict
Al Sharpton: Murray’s conviction is just a down payment for the family of Michael Jackson.
David Spade: oh my god Dr.conrad murray is convicted of man-ish slaughter..
Nick Cannon: GUILTY! Justice for Michael Jackson. The jury has spoken. What do you think?
Tyrese Gibson: MICHAEL JACKSON YOU WILL FOREVER BE MISSED BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN… REST IN HEAVEN!! REST IN HEAVEN!! I hope the family has closure!! RIH!
Piers Morgan: Conrad Murray didn’t deliberately kill Michael Jackson, but his negligent actions allowed the death to occur. Whichever way you viewed the evidence, Conrad Murray’s behaviour was clearly unethical for a doctor. Right verdict.
Star Jones: Dang conrad murray has been remanded to jail pending sentence. “Go directly to jail…do not collect $200. Go to jail!”
Yvette Nicole Brown: Conrad Murray is guilty of killing Michael. Knew this two years ago. Glad it’s now official. #MissingMJ