In 1987, long before McDreamy, Patrick Dempsey starred opposite Amanda Peterson in the teen flick Cant Buy Me Love. Now he remembers his late co-star and sends well wishes to her family.
— People magazine (@people) July 8, 2015
In my memory, she will always be vibrant and young. Gone too soon. Sending my thoughts and prayers to Amanda's family.
— Patrick Dempsey (@PatrickDempsey) July 7, 2015
Peterson passed away this weekend at the age of 43, and the media still has not been alerted to the cause of death.
Other celebs tweeted about the star, sharing their 80's hearts and the sadness that went with it:
— Sarah Michelle (@SarahMGellar) July 7, 2015
Cindy Mancini was my first crush. RIP Amanda Peterson.
— Donald Faison (@donald_faison) July 6, 2015
One of my first crushes ever died today. She was young, talented and beautiful. RIP #AmandaPeterson...thank you for the beautiful dreams.
— Will Friedle (@willfriedle) July 6, 2015
RIP Amanda Peterson. The teen in me is heartbroken.
— scott foley (@scottkfoley) July 7, 2015
Say it ain't so! Cindy Mancini has passed away! ; ( RIP Amanda Peterson / #CantBuyMeLove
— Lance Bass (@LanceBass) July 7, 2015
Amanda was found dead at 43 at her Greeley, Colorado, according to People Magazine, and her mom thinks it was due to some health issues like sleep apnea that caused the death.
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