People practically grew up watching her on-screen.
Her fans reminisced on the fond memories they have of Edith and how magical it was to watch her on-screen. They shared their favorite moments from her novelas and recalled how big of a role she played in their lives while they were growing up.
Some of her fans couldn't hold back their emotions.
The news hit some people harder than others, and some actually cried after hearing the news. While fans don't always get to meet their favorite celebrities in person, their passing often leaves quite an impression on fans. One Twitter user said her mother was crying after hearing the heartbreaking news.
Many Twitter users flooded their timelines with heartfelt messages.
While she became famous thanks to her acting, it was Edith's spirit that captivated the hearts of millions of novela fans around the world. She began her career at age 5 and starred in movies, novelas, radio shows, plays, etc. She will be remembered as a quality actress with a heart of gold.
Others remembered her for her incredible talent.
Edith's career took off in the 1970s, and she has had a wide variety of roles ever since. She always knew how to captivate an audience no matter which character she was portraying, and her death is definitely a loss to the Latino entertainment community.