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March 31, 2020

Carrie Underwood Lost for Words Following the Death of Country Singer Joe Diffie

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Joe Diffie, a Grammy winner and longtime Grand Ole Opry member, recently died from coronavirus complications at age 61, and his dear friend Carrie Underwood is mourning his tragic demise.

Many celebrities across the world have taken to social media to pay their last respects to Joe Diffie, who recently passed away from COVID-19.

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One of such stars was country singer, Carrie Underwood who took to Twitter yesterday to pay her last respects. Carrie stated in her tweet that she had "absolutely no words for the loss of Joe Diffie."

The "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox" crooner's death came a few days after he released a statement on Facebook to inform his fans that he tested positive to COVID-19. 

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The "Jesus, Take the Wheel" singer added that the music and legacy left behind by Joe were legendary and urged her fans to pray for his family.

Her fellow country music singer-songwriter, Brad Paisley, also wrote on Twitter that he was "devastated" by the passing of his friend.

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At the same time, Colin Raye shared that he was "deeply saddened" by the death of his Sony/Epic records label mate.

USA Today noted that several other singers including Charlie Daniels, Travis Tritt, and John Rich expressed their heartbreak at the passing of the "John Deere Green" hitmaker.

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Additionally, Nash Country Daily noted that Keith Urban referred to Joe as the "real deal" while Tim McGraw praised the country star's talent saying:

" I loved Joe… His music, his spirit, and his love for music… One of the most influential vocalist of our time in country music."

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Meanwhile, E! Online revealed that news of his death came through a statement from his family, asking the public to give them some privacy during this hard time.

The site pointed out that the "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox" crooner's death came a few days after he released a statement on Facebook to inform his fans that he tested positive to COVID-19. 

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Joe stated that he had a team of medical professionals who were taking care of him. The late 61-year-old also

pleaded

with his fans and followers to "be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic."

While it would be noted that he was the first country singer to go public with his diagnosis, he wouldn't be the first celebrity to do so.

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Earlier this month, celebrities such as Idris Elba, Tom Hanks and his wife, Rita Wilson all announced they tested positive to Coronavirus. The severity of the virus has, however, prompted the affected stars and many others to adhere to social distancing.

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