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Will Smith spoke to Prince the night before his death

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Last updated on: April 22, 2016 12:20 IST
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PrinceShocked by the news of legendary pop star Prince's demise, Will Smith recently revealed that Prince had one of his final conversations with him.

The 57-year-old singer was found at his Paisley Park studio in Minnesota on April 21. Authorities found him unresponsive in an elevator and were unable to revive him. His death remains under investigation, reports E! Online.

The 47-year-old actor took to his Facebook page and wrote, "I just spoke with him last night. Today, Jada and I mourn with all of you the loss of a beautiful poet, a true inspiration, and one of the most magnificent artists to ever grace this earth."

The Focus actor did not reveal what he and the Do Me, Baby hit-maker talked about.

Meanwhile, many celebrities took to their social media to pay tribute to the singer.

Jada Pinkett Smith wrote on her Facebook, "Prince was one of the first artists to put me on game in regard to the industry. He was not only a genius artist, he was kind, funny, beautifully eccentric, curious, imaginative, magical, spiritual, rebellious and extremely intelligent."

Meanwhile, other celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Sheila Edrummer, Paul McCartney, Simon Le Bon, Chelsea Clinton, Katy Perry and Chris Rock paid their tribute to the music legend on social media.


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