Late actress Tyler Moore
Popular Hollywood Actress, Mary Tyler Moore, who reportedly is the first woman to have worn trousers on television rather than a skirt, has died on Wednesday in Greenwich, Connecticut. She was 80-years-old.
Ms Moore’s family announced that her death was caused by cardiopulmonary arrest after she contracted pneumonia.
The 7-time Emmy Award winner battled diabetes over the years and had been breathing through a respirator for more than a week.
She was first diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 33 when she began starring in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, which told the story of a young, independent woman working in a Minneapolis newsroom.
The sitcom aired from 1970 to 1977, and was a hit for CBS. Ms Moore’s role earned her four of her seven Emmy Awards for her depiction of a single, career woman who was hailed by feminists and fans of the sitcom.
After the reports of Ms Moore’s death surfaced, Hollywood stars mourned the actress on social media, below are some of the Tweets we culed online;