Phyllis Diller Dies at 95: Twitter Reactions
Comic Trailblazer Phyllis Diller Dies at 95
Comic legend Phyllis Diller has passed away in her sleep at age 95. After 60 years in entertainment, Phyllis Diller has performed stand-up comedy, on radio, in movies, on television, and as a Scooby-Doo character.
Younger audiences will know Phyllis Diller as the voice of the ant queen in A Bug's Life.
You can see Twitter users' reactions to the news of Phyllis Diller's death below.
- Ellen DeGeneres: "We lost a comedy legend today. Phyllis Diller was the queen of the one-liners. She was a pioneer."
- Nina L. Diamond: "RIP Phyllis Diller.... Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you. You made such a difference in the lives of women who do humor."
- Richard Roeper: "RIP Phyllis Diller, 95. Abe Vigoda wins again."
To the right you can see Phyllis Diller's roast of then-Governor Ronald Reagan, as well as Phyllis Diller's first television appearance, on Groucho Marx' You Bet Your Life.