Jennifer Beals, 58, is talking out about Irene Cara‘s demise. The Flashdance star, who performed the principle function of Alex Owens within the 1983 movie, took to her Instagram web page to share a smiling photo of her and the singer on the Academy Awards and a touching and heartfelt message. “Thank you sensible Irene on your open coronary heart and your fearless triple risk expertise. It took a fantastic dreamer to put in writing and carry out the soundtracks for individuals who dare to dream. #RIPirenecara,” the message learn.
Jennifer’s message comes simply someday after Irene’s publicist, Judith A. Moose, confirmed her demise on the age of 63. The affirmation was made on the “What a Feeling” crooner’s official Twitter account. “It is with profound unhappiness that on behalf of her household I announce the passing of Irene Cara,” Judith wrote. “The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer handed away in her Florida residence.”
“Irene’s household has requested privateness as they course of their grief,” she continued. “She was a superbly gifted soul whose legacy will dwell ceaselessly via her music and movies.”
A explanation for demise for Irene has not been launched and a memorial for her followers is being deliberate. Shortly after her demise was introduced, many stars took to social media to share their unhappiness and phrases of kindness concerning the expertise. Some of them included Debbie Allen, Diane Warren, and Questlove.
“My Heart Is Broken. #IreneCara was such a gifted and delightful genius. Her expertise and her music will LIVE FOREVER! FOREVER REMEMBER HER NAME!” Debbie, who starred within the tv model of Fame, wrote on Twitter. “Oh no. Sing in energy ceaselessly Irene Cara. Light Up The Sky Like A Flame,” Diane wrote in her tweet. Questlove took to Instagram and shared a publish that included varied images and a message taht learn, “….Now…….there may be nothing. 😞. Goodbye Irene Cara. I’m Sad About This.”
Despite the unhappiness from her passing, Irene leaves behind a powerful legacy. The musician and actress gained an Oscar and Golden Globe for the music “Fame” in 1982 and an Oscar and Grammy Award for the music “Flashdance…What a Feeling” in 1983.