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Kate Spade: Celebrities, fans react to iconic designer’s death

The death of New York fashion designer Kate Spade has rocked the celebrity and fashion world. 

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Spade was found dead in her New York apartment of an apparent suicide, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. She was 55.

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Officials say she was found hanged inside her Park Avenue home by housekeeping staff around 10:20 a.m. They say she left a note at the scene.

Celebrities and fans are turning to Twitter to express their grief and sympathy.

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