How Rob Reiner Described His Late Father Carl after Announcing His Death – Inside Their Relationship
Rob Reiner has opened up about the pain he felt after his father, Carl Reiner’s death on Monday night. He described him as “my guiding light” in a heartfelt tribute.
Following the announcement of comedy legend Carl Reiner’s death, his loving son, Rob, finally broke his silence on social media.
According to People Magazine, Rob took to his Twitter page to honor his father with a heartfelt tribute. He wrote, “Last night, my dad passed away. As I write this, my heart is hurting. He was my guiding light.”
[It was] diclosed that few days before Carl’s demise, he reflected on his family life when he paid tribute to his late wife Estelle with a lovely tweet.
The bond the father-son duo shared was evident to the world as Rob followed in his career path to become an actor and a director. Fans and celebrities engaged the post and offered their condolences to a mourning Rob while celebrating his father’s legacy. The tweet garnered over 630,000 likes and 44,000 retweets.
The magazine notes that other Hollywood icons took to their social media to pay tribute to Reiner, who was famous for creating “The Dick Van Dyke Show.”
Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo), tweeted about Carl Reiner's influence on him, dubbing him "my greatest mentor in movies and in life." See more reactions to the entertainment legend's death: https://t.co/BjlDBllDlY— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) July 1, 2020
“There will forever only be one of him. May his memory be forever blessed. He leaves us with so much laughter.”
My friend Carl Reiner died last night. His talent will live on for a long time, but the loss of his kindness and decency leaves a hole in our hearts. We love you, Carl. pic.twitter.com/QWyNOYILhW— Alan Alda (@alanalda) June 30, 2020
USA Today reveals other celebrities like director Mel Brooks, Jerry Seinfeld, Jon Cryer, and Jason Alexander honored that late actor.
The publication disclosed that few days before Carl’s demise, he reflected on his family life when he paid tribute to his late wife Estelle with a lovely tweet. His sweet words read:
“Nothing pleases me more than knowing that I have lived the best life possible by having met & marrying the gifted Estelle (Stella) Lebost.”
The veteran comedian kept his career scandal-free and relevant from when he joined the cast of “Your Show of Shows” in 1950 until his demise.
People Magazine recalls that the actor’s assistant, Judy Nagy, revealed that Reiner passed away at the age of 98 at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He died of natural causes.
Carl was an accomplished comedian, actor, director, author, husband, and father and will be dearly missed by all.