Celebrities React To Fred Phelp's Death: 'Good Riddance'

Infamous Westboro Baptist Church head Rev. Fred Phelps Sr. died in Topeka, Kan., Wednesday night, a few days after he was reported to be excommunicated from his own church. The notorious group, which many consider a cult, gained national notoriety for its hateful antics.

Many celebrities took to Twitter to comment on Phelps' passing.

Model Chrissy Teigen, who is married to crooner John Legend, wasn’t too sad to hear the news.

“Watch What Happens Live” host Andy Cohen said he hoped people could learn from Phelps’ message of hate.

Saturday Night Live writer Paula Pell implied the same fate for Phelps.

Comedian Anthony Jeselnik stuck to what he knows best and made a joke after hearing about Phelps’ passing.

Like Cohen, Roseanne Barr said WBC might have unintentionally done some good in the world.

Phelps' estranged son Nathan, who was the first to tip the nation off that his father was sick, took to Facebook on Thursday to confirm his father’s passing. “I have received many posts asking me to confirm Fred Phelps passing,” he said. “It has been confirmed by family members that he has passed.”

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