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Kanye West Dedicates Sunday Service To Virgil Abloh, More Celebs Pay Tribute To The Off-White Founder

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Nov. 29 2021, Published 5:18 a.m. ET

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Kanye West has paid his respects to Virgil Abloh.

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The rapper — who changed his name to Ye — reportedly dedicated his Sunday service to his late friend. A message on the 44-year-old's Sunday Service website read "In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, the creative director of Donda." He shared a link to the website on his Instagram Story.

LVMH announced Abloh's passing on Twitter on Sunday, November 28. "LVMH, Luis Vuitton and Off White are devastated to announce the passing of Virgil Abloh, on Sunday, November 28th, of cancer, which he had been battling privately for several years," the announcement read.

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As previously reported by OK!, sources said the "All Of The Lights" singer knew about the cancer diagnosis.

The duo are said to have met when they were both interning at Fendi in 2009 and continued to collaborate together.

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Other celebs also paid tribute to the Off-White founder and CEO.

"A true inspiration in so many ways. Rest in peace @virgilabloh," Victoria Beckham shared on Instagram. "Sending love and light to your beautiful family. We will all miss you so very much x."

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"Devastating news of the passing of Virgil Abloh. A true creative pioneer whose legacy will last forever," her husband David Beckham wrote on his Instagram Story.

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"You changed the world," Kourtney Kardashian shared on her Instagram Story.

"I am heartbroken by the passing of Virgil Abloh. Such a tremendous loss. Sending love and prayers to his family," Kris Jenner wrote on her Instagram Story.

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Gigi Hadid posted a photo of her and the designer hugging. "I am heartbroken by the loss of my dear friend, and a friend to the world, Virgil Abloh. He was 1 of 1," she captioned the Instagram post.

"His kindness and energetic generosity left a lasting impression on every life he touched— he made everyone feel seen and special. He will be deeply missed, cherished, and celebrated by me and all the people and industries that have been lucky enough to work around & know the true supernova behind this man," the model added.

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