The news of Hollywood’s power couple – Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s split not only broke the heart of millions of their fans but also the internet.
While some, including celebs were genuinely upset by the news of ‘Brangelina’ separation, which marks the end of their 12 year old relationship others took sadistic pleasures in sharing Jennifer Aniston memes.
But whether it was shock, grief or hilarious memes, the news of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s impending divorce sent social media into a meltdown and everyone had something to say about it, including Dalai Lama who expressed his concern for their children.
Well, we combed through all the reactions and here’s what majority of them has to say…
Brad Pitt and George Clooney have shared a warm bond of friendship for years and it was but obvious that when Clooney learned of the news he was shocked. He said, “I didn’t know that, wow. I feel very sorry then. That’s a sad story and unfortunate for a family,” the 55-year-old said. “It’s an unfortunate story about a family. I feel very sorry to hear that. That’s the first I’ve heard of it.”
Model Chrissy Teign too was disheartened by the news and took to her twitter to post – “Brad and Angelina. How am I supposed to go to work today.”
The American actress minced no words as she posted – “WTF? Brad and Angelina? I’m crushed.”
English singer and songwriter Boy George made a very sensible comment – “It's sad about Brad and Angelina but it's also none of our business!”
American actress and New York Times best- selling author said – “Is it weird to go pull my kid out of preschool early to tell him Brad and Angelina are splitting?”
This British actor attempted to infuse a bit of humor into the situation by tweeting a meme of brad's ex-wife Jennifer Aniston along with a tweet that said – “So #Brangelina have split. Jen:”
The American actor famous for voicing Olaf in Frozen wrote a witty tweet - "Before we get too cavalier about it, let's remember that #brangelina was possibly the only thing still holding the USA together."
This actress refused to believe the news and posted a picture of Angelina and Brad on her Instagram saying – “Hoping the rumors aren't true. I super love them! Feeling really sad. #brangelina forever!!!l #AffectedMuch”
Standup comedian Atul Khatri in his characteristic funny manner tweeted – “Maybe the real reason they divorced because she farted and he couldn't believe that a beautiful goddess like her can fart ! #Brangelina”
While the Brad Pitt’s ex-wife didn’t publicly made any comment, a source revealed to US Weekly, that the Friends star on hearing news about Brangelina divorce just said, “Yeah, that’s karma for you!” Aniston also added, “admittedly feels sort of satisfied”.
And here’s how the rest of the world reacted to the news…
The top trend on twitter after the news broke was undoubtedly – Jennifer Aniston. As her memes flooded the internet.
And some fans expressed grief...
“A family breaking up is heartbreaking, no matter who they are & what their circumstance are,yet people wont stop at making fun #Brangelina” – Wrote one of the fans.
Another person wrote – “I have no idea why people are still upset about the #Brangelina break up, saying love is dead, when Fred and Daphne are still together.”
Some even went out to say that Anjelina and Brad were never a perfect couple – “My favourite perfect married couple was not #Brangelina. For me @neilpatrickh and @Davidburtka is a perfect married couple.”
While some refused to accept the news.
“brangelina is not over. This is a conspiracy theory. Don't believe it guys it's what the government wants” – wrote a tweet person.
And few others hoped that the couple would reunite – “No I'm sorry but #Brangelina can't break up!!! If they sorted it out once in Mr and Mrs Smith they can do it a second time.”
Well, we couldn't agree more to this last tweet and hope it comes true!
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