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Candy Brands Mourn Gene Wilder with Tweets
By: Digiday
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News of actor Gene Wilder’s death hit the Internet yesterday. Since then, tributes to the “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” star have been pouring in from colleagues, fans and — inevitably — confectionary brands.

During his long career, Wilder was known for many films including the Oscar-nominated “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles.” But sweet-toothed brands have been chiming in on Twitter to thank the star for his contributions to, you guessed it, the world of chocolate for his turn as Willy Wonka.

The 90-year-old chocolatier Godiva Chocolates shared a tribute on its U.K. account with its 17,200 followers.

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