Andy Griffith dies at age 86, celebrities react

Slideshow posted in Photos | Tuesday, July 03, 2012

11 of 17: American Idol season 10 winner Scotty McCreery expressed his sadness over the loss of Andy Griffith on his Twitter account.

'RIP Andy Griffith.. We lost a legend today that provided me and my family some great quality time around the tv filled with some good laughs,' he Tweeted on June 7.

(Pictured: Scotty McCreery, winner of the 10th season of 'American Idol,' appears in an undated photo from his facebook page.) (facebook.com/scottymccreery)