Too many clothes for “Hef?” Kim Kardashian selfie. Photo via Instagram

The death of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner stirred the blood of his critics and aroused his fans, including the famous.

Kim Kardashian tweeted: “I’m so honored to have been a part of the Playboy team! You will be greatly missed!”

Porn star Ron Jeremy said: “Today the world lost a legend. #HughHefner started my career. For 22 yrs I got to wish him happy new year at his mansion. I’ll miss him.”

Norman Lear posted: “We’ve lost a true explorer, a man who had a keen sense of the future. We learned a lot from you Mr. Hefner.”

Piers Morgan recalled a visit to the Playboy Mansion: “He wore a toga, @ParisHilton wore this [underwear] & I wore a big grin.”

Elijah Wood: “Hefner. A giant of cultural influence.”

Larry King echoed: “Hugh Hefner was a GIANT in publishing, journalism, free speech & civil rights. He was a true original, and he was my friend. Rest well Hef.”

On Twitter, nonceleb Ross Moorhouse mixed metaphors: “I watched Die Hard in memory of Hugh Hefner.”

Some of the choicest farewells:

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