Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the second woman to serve on the US Supreme Court and a pioneering advocate for women’s rights had passed away at the age of 87. Ginsburg died on Friday after battling metastatic pancreatic cancer at her home in Washington. Her death has left many celebrities mourning across the globe.
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The Marvel movie star RobertDowneyjr shared his tribute at Instagram, “Fight for the things you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” RIP, RBG”.
Priyanka Chopra shared a quote by Ginsburg on Instagram ““For both men and women the first step in getting power is to become visible to others, and then to put on an impressive show. . . . As women achieve power, the barriers will fall. As society sees what women can do, as women see what women can do, there will be more women out there doing things, and we’ll all be better off for it.” -Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ”.
American actress Mindy Kaling shared her tribute to Ruth at Twitter, the actress wrote “Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the kind of scholar and patriot you get excited about explaining to your kids. The kind of person who you say “who knows, one day you could be HER”. I hope you rest well, RBG, you must have been tired from changing the world”.
The Presidential candidate Joe Biden also shared his tribute to Ruth at twitter mentioning her as “American Hero”. “Ruth Bader Ginsburg stood for all of us.
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She was an American hero, a giant of legal doctrine, and a relentless voice in the pursuit of that highest American ideal: Equal Justice Under Law. May her memory be a blessing to all people who cherish our Constitution and its promise.”- adds Joe Biden.
American actress-author Julianne Moore shared her tribute at Instagram, the actress added “Thank you for your leadership #ruthbaderginsburg. You were an example to us all.”
Ginsburg spent her final years on the bench as the unquestioned leader of the court’s liberal wing and became something of a rock star to her admirers. Her life was immortalised in cinema in the 2018 film On the Basis of Sex which had Felicity Jones playing the lead role.