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Celebrities Remember Sir David Tang

Sep 01, 2017

Sir David Tang and his daughter Victoria

In the wake of Sir David Tang’s death, notable actors, models, authors and nobility took to Twitter to remember the legendary entrepreneur, philanthropist, agony-uncle, and founder of both China Club and Shanghai Tang. Here's what they had to say... 

Sad to hear of the passing of David Tang. Was always a riot to be in his company, I always felt fortunate to know him. - Dita von Teese (@DitaVonTeese)

Sir David Tang, my condolences to Lady Tang, Victoria and Edward there will never be another like you. Mind, body & Soul - Naomi Campbell

Love my brother Sun and my sister Luce, Duchess Sarah Ferguson

RIP, David Tang a true Hong Kong icon.- Angie Lau 

He was so very kind to me over the 25 years I knew him. His library at the China Club in Hong Kong will remain a grand memorial.— Simon Winchester

We are so sad to hear the passing of Sir David Tang. I was blessed to have known him over the years - Geoffrey Kent

The world is a much poorer place without the legendary wit Sir David Tang. It was a party to be near him. - David Walliams

We all knew it was coming, but the death of the great, outrageous, kind, brilliant, original & wholly marvellous David Tang is a rotten blow. - Stephen Fry

RIP dear friend Sir David Tang, the privilege was mine. Witty, charming, intellectual, salacious, hilarious, loving and funny as f*** - Russell Crowe

Very sad to hear of death of Sir David Tang- generous host, man of superb cast, great raconteur: spirit of Hong Kong at its former best - John Simpson

And in a special email to #legend, Sir David's close friend, the Duchess of Northumberland, had this to say: "Very few people have the abundant gifts which were bestowed on David at birth. Watching and listening to him was always entertaining. He was one of life's givers and I will miss him hugely but consider myself honoured to have known him."

Rest in piece Sir David, you will be missed. 





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