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Big Freedia is among the millions mourning the loss of Prince, who passed away on Thursday (Apr. 21) at the age of 57. The star of Fuse's Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce exclusively gave Fuse.tv her touching statement on her reaction to Prince’s death:

"Like everyone, I am shocked and saddened by the passing of Prince, a musical legend. Prince was a childhood icon and his music and style was always something I was inspired by. My prayers for his family and loved ones."

Big Freedia is just one of many celebrities to speak out about how Prince changed their lives. Click here to read the tributes from Justin TimberlakeKaty PerryThe Weeknd and several others.

And if you’re wondering how to mourn Prince online, click here to find out how you can best access his legendary tunes.