In the wake of Sidney Poitier's death, many celebrities and famous people have reacted to the devastating news and shared tributes to him.

Affion Crockett, a famous actor, dancer, and comedian, also shared a tribute to Poitier in an exclusive statement to TMZ.

On January 6th, the news of Poitier's death at age 94 broke and shocked the world.

Poitier was a legend in Hollywood and broke many racial barriers in the film industry.

He featured in films like "Heat of the Night," "Guess who is coming to dinner, "and "A Raisin in the Sun."

Crockett said that he remembers Poitier as a king and thanked him for his efforts in paving the road for Black entertainers in Hollywood.

Oprah Winfrey and Viola Davis also paid tribute to Poitier and recognized his impact on the film industry and the world.

Former US president Barack Obama and his wife, Michele Obama, also paid tribute to Poitier in a tweet and said he epitomized dignity and grace.

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris made an official statement recognizing Poitier's impact on America's racial attitudes.