Once in a while news comes along that dominates social media. On Monday, August 11 that news was the tragedy of beloved actor Robin Williams’ apparent suicide. Celebrities and everyday fans took to Twitter to honor and grieve over him. Read celebrity reactions to Williams’ passing here.
Jena Malone shared a spiritual thought not included in the above mentioned article about the news, though without directly mentioning Williams.
But despite how significant the story is and how the loss of Williams dominated the Twitter-sphere, it’s not the only thing celebrities tweeted about. Amidst all the shout-outs to the dearly departed actor, it was business as usual on the platform, with celebrities plugging their work, discussing shows, sharing photos, thanking fans and more light-hearted kind of tweets.
Here are the top celebrity tweets of August 11, besides the plethora of posts dedicated to Robin Williams:
Ariana Grande plugged her newly released single
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) August 11, 2014
Writer/director Morgan Evans tweeted about MTV’s hit show Teen Wolf
— Morgan Evans (@totallymorgan) August 11, 2014
Bachelor contestant Clare Crawley, from Juan Pablo’s season, tweeted about a recent experience she had during the new show Bachelor in Paradise
A man who can meet you when you practically have sleep still in your eyes, and still want to take you out – I dig @chrisjbukowski for that.
— Clare Crawley (@Clare_Crawley) August 11, 2014
Wil Wheaton reprimanded an internet troll
This is a real special kind of asshole, right here. pic.twitter.com/TqGlL0ExH0
— Wil Wheaton (@wilw) August 11, 2014
Ed Drewett reprimanded himself
I said 'plethora'. Wtf.
— Ed Drewett (@Eddrewett) August 11, 2014
These actors shared some adorable/hot photos:
— Gregg Sulkin (@greggsulkin) August 11, 2014
— blake lee (@blakeleeblake) August 11, 2014
These stars thanked fans:
— Brett Dalton (@IMBrettDalton) August 11, 2014
Thank you New England. Last night was amazing. I will never forget it. Love y'all.
— Luke Bryan (@LukeBryanOnline) August 11, 2014
And these celebrities shared spiritual thoughts:
The Love of God changes us!!! #OhHowHeLovesUs
— Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) August 11, 2014
Jena Malone, in reference to Robin Williams
Joy is one of the greatest gifts we can receive. It lightens our heavy load we carry and makes us weep… http://t.co/vxs5bMlNEr
— Jena Malone (@MaloneJena) August 11, 2014