Celebrities ‘heartbroken’ over Joey Feek’s death

Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities have paid a heartfelt tribute to late singer Joey Feek, who died due to cervical cancer on Friday.

Celebrities like Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood took to Twitter to pay tribute to Feek by posting emotional messages to mourn her death, reports aceshowbiz.com.

“So sad to hear about Joey’s passing,” Shelton tweeted.

“Praying for the family and friends of Joey Feek. A beautiful soul moved into heaven today. A beautiful legacy she left behind,” Underwood wrote.

Singer Kimberly Perry also sent her condolences.

“Heartbroken by the passing of the beautiful Joey Feek and completely inspired by the way she lived every minute. Full of love and life,” she added.

American music group Eli Young Band posted: “Joey Feek, a strong and beautiful woman! We’ve always looked forward to seeing you & Rory both! You will be missed!”

Feek, 40, was diagnosed with cervical cancer in May 2014, just four months after giving birth to daughter Indiana.

Priyanka lauds Dwayne Johnson’s ‘commitment to his job’

 Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who will be seen essaying a villain in the upcoming “Baywatch” movie based on the hugely popular 1990s TV series, has lauded her co-star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for his commitment towards his job.

One of the most watched TV shows globally, “Baywatch” was about Los Angeles county lifeguards who patrol the beaches of Los Angeles, California. It starred David Hasselhoff and Pamela Anderson among others.

The “Bajirao Mastani” actress lauded the actor in a question and answer session titled #AskPc on Twitter on Saturday, when a fan asked her “one best thing about the rock”.

“His sense of commitment to his job,” Priyanka replied to her fan’s query.

Filming is currently underway in Boca Raton, Florida. Besides Johnson and Priyanka, the film also stars Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach and Ilfenesh Hadera.

Responding to another fan’s query, Priyanka, who was among the presenters at the 88th Academy Awards here, said that Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s winning speech at the award gala was the “most admiring moment”.

Would she lose out on some big Bollywood films due to her work in Hollwood, asked another fan.

“I’m blessed to have choices for some amazing Hindi films. Announce soon,” the “Mary Kom” star, who gained global recognition through her stint in American TV show “Quantico”, replied.

Priyanka stars in filmmaker-actor Prakash Jha’s latest film “Jai Gangaajal”, where she can be seen essaying the role of a police officer named Abha Mathur.

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