Celebrity Twitter Roundup: Solidarity In Boston, JFK Murder Mystery Solved & More
April 20th, 2013 12:10pm EDT
This Week's Twitter Roundup starts on a somber note.
Americans experienced a terrible tragedy on monday, April 15th, with the bombing of the Boston Marathon. With three dead, hundreds injured and literally thousands left de-spirited, scared, shaken and vulnerable, Americans more than ever feel the intense need to find common ground, and bond together.
We often view our celebrities as detached from our more 'visceral' reality, but it's times like these that help us remember that they hurt too. Many were shaken by the attack - and celebrities, offer their condolences, sympathies and feelings as well as their frustration and confusion. Here are just a few of the hundreds of tweets concerning the bombing.
Such a senseless and tragic day. My family and I send our love to our beloved and resilient Boston.
— Ben Affleck (@BenAffleck) April 15, 2013
The words of an angel from Dorchester. twitter.com/DonnieWahlberg…
— Donnie Wahlberg (@DonnieWahlberg) April 17, 2013
I woke up this morning feeling more thankful for my family.Hard to know some families had to deal with what they did yesterday.#Pray4Boston
— Kendra Wilkinson (@KendraWilkinson) April 16, 2013
Astonishing heroism by the EMTs, firefighters and police yesterday in Boston. True lifesavers.
— Denis Leary (@denisleary) April 16, 2013
Strength & prayers to those in Boston impacted by the cowardly attack. People of Boston are proud, tough & resilient. #StayStrong
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 16, 2013
My heart bleeds for those poor pple in Boston. It's just too much. ;^\
— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) April 16, 2013
Sending all of my love to Boston after a day of sadness and confusion and not knowing what to say. I just don't understand.
— Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) April 16, 2013
And finally, a wonderful example of Patriotism and the indefagitable American spirit.
Buck offers some of his weekly insight into every day problems. Might be wroth a watch.
New Dear Buck! "I'm Scared To Come Out! - Trusting A Former Bully - Overcoming Fear Of Driving". Hope it helps! XO youtu.be/GaX2_9cY4mo
— Michael Buckley(@buckhollywood) April 18, 2013
Who killed JFK?# jfkassassination50thanniversary
— ABFoundation (@ABFalecbaldwin) April 18, 2013
One word :
Can we at least have mandatory IQ checks?
a) I'm Irish b) I don't like it > RT @kastroshpati: @nra wins again great job! @piersmorgan how you like that english bitch
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 17, 2013
Accountant yelling at me about box of Omaha Steaks I sent to each new follower in 2012.
— Conan O'Brien (@ConanOBrien) April 17, 2013
They were delicious. I followed and unfollowed at least a dozen times.
Classic video on the power of suggestion. Thanks Howard for RTing this.
really love your new single and loved you in spiderman rt@BrettCohenShow PLEASE watch my viral YouTube video Howard youtube.com/watch?v=XYU1a0… …
— Howard Stern (@HowardStern) April 17, 2013
Florida is being overrun by African Land Snails! The invasion has been ramping up since 1942.
— Stephen Colbert (@StephenAtHome) April 17, 2013
Run! Or walk. Or just plan to walk. Or... think about planning to walk. Or... you know what? Never mind.
Jimmy Kimmel live has Harrison Ford on the show to take some fan questions. I don't think it turned out the way he hoped.
#JKL starts in five minutes with the great Harrison Ford #42, Anthony Mackie #PainAndGain & M83 feat. Susanne Sundfør twitter.com/JimmyKimmelLiv…
— Jimmy Kimmel Live (@JimmyKimmelLive) April 18, 2013
A truly wonderful read from funnyman, Robin Williams. It's good to see that the truly great comedians recognize each other.
Robin Williams wrote a wonderful piece in the New York Times about Jonathan Winters.nytimes.com/2013/04/16/art…
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) April 16, 2013
And we think that's as good a spot as any to wrap up on for this week. As always check back next Saturday for the weekly Celebrity Twitter Roundup.
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