Adam Sandler’s emotional tribute to Cameron Boyce

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The world is mourning Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, who sadly passed away on Saturday night as a result of an ongoing medical condition.

On Sunday, comedy actor Adam Sandler tweeted an emotional tribute to Cameron, who played his on-screen son in Grownups and Grownups 2.

WATCH Cameron Boyce with Adam Sandler in Grown Ups

“Too young. Too sweet. Too funny. Just the nicest, most talented, and and most decent kid around,” Sandler wrote on Twitter. “Loved that kid. Cared so much about his family. Cared so much about the world. Thank you, Cameron, for all you gave to us. So much more was on the way. All our hearts are broken. Thinking of your amazing family and sending our deepest condolences,” Adam wrote in the tweet.

Among those grieving over the Jessie star’s death was Walt Disney Company CEO, Bob Iger. 

“The Walt Disney Company mourns the loss of Cameron Boyce, who was a friend to so many of us, and filled with so much talent, heart and life, and far too young to die. Our prayers go out to his family and his friends,” Iger tweeted.

Cameron had appeared in many Disney Channel tv shows and films, including The Descendants TV movies, Jessie, Good Luck Charlie, Shake It Up and Liv and Maddie.

Many of Cameron’s Disney castmates shared messages of grief on social media, including Skai Jackson.

The Jessie actress posted this heartbreaking message on Instagram:

“I don’t even know where to start… I am at a loss for words. I never thought in a million years I would be writing this. Cam, you were one of a kind. My heart will be forever broken. I am so happy that I got to spend almost everyday with you on set, you gave the best hugs. I wish I would have hugged you tighter when I saw you a couple of months ago. Thank you so much for being the big brother I never had… I am so distraught and I cannot stop crying! I love you so much… fly high. Gods best Angel.”

Descendants director Kenny Ortega also took to Instagram to pay tribute to the actor, who played Carlos in the tv movies:

“My Love, Light and Prayers go out to Cameron and his Family. Cameron brought Love, Laughter and Compassion with him everyday I was in his presence. His talent, immeasurable. His kindness and generosity, overflowing. It has been an indescribable honor and pleasure to know and work with him. I will see you again in all things loving and beautiful my friend. I will search the stars for your light. Rest In Peace Cam. You will always be My Forever Boy!”

Cameron’s family confirmed the news of his tragic death to ABC News on Saturday.

“It is with a profoundly heavy heart that we report that this morning we lost Cameron,” said a family spokesperson.

“He passed away in his sleep due to a seizure which was a result of an ongoing medical condition for which he was being treated. The world is now undoubtedly without one of its brightest lights, but his spirit will live on through the kindness and compassion of all who knew and loved him.

“We are utterly heartbroken and ask for privacy during this immensely difficult time as we grieve the loss of our precious son and brother.”

Other stars that paid tribute included Hozier, Jamal Terry-Sims, Dexter Darden, Kevin Chamberlin, Alex Lange, Dan Payne, Charles Esten, Grayson Hunter Goss, Keegan Connor Tracy and Charlie Puth.

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