The death of groundbreaking actress Lena Horne got conversations off to a sad start in Twitter-Wood this morning. News that fantasy and comics artist Frank Frazetta passed away as well sent a few more ripples.
Meanwhile, some of Twitter's biggest names like Ashton Kutcher and Justin Bieber woke up to find out that their follower counts had been reduced to zero. Their initial shock was tempered by news that hackers might have been behind some trouble on the site, but everything appears to be back to normal for now. Click on past the jump to find out how all of this news was received in Twitter-Wood for May 10, 2010.
Twitter Pic of the Day:
@lloydkaufman The Tromobile! Created by the legendary Dennis Woodruff! See it in person at Comicon San Diego in July! http://twitpic.com/1mqa2g
-Lloyd Kaufman, Actor/Director/Producer ("The Toxic Avenger," "Sgt. Kabukiman N.Y.P.D.")
Twitter pt. 1: @aplusk twitter is being hacked by some turkish hacker. haha I have 0 followers.
-Ashton Kutcher, Actor ("Spread," "The Butterfly Effect")
Lena Horne pt. 1: @SandraBernhard miss lena horne ladies and gentlemen. a class act, a trailblazer, style, smarts, gorgeous. she will be missed, tipping our hats miss horne.
-Sandra Bernhard, Actress ("Dare," "Roseanne")
Lena Horne pt. 2: @iamdiddy RIP to the QUEEN LENA HORNE!!!!! we thank you for all the doors that you have opened! we love you! WE MISS YOU! rt pls
-Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Actor/Musician ("Monster's Ball," "Carlito's Way: Rise to Power")
Lena Horne pt. 3: @RosarioDawson Rest in Peace Lena Horne
-Rosario Dawson, Actress ("Seven Pounds," "Rent")
@TheJoeLynch Another hero has fallen, R.I.P. Frank Frazetta. Man,May 10th is quickly becoming a cursed day for cool dudes dying. #DontbeCoolonMay10
-Joe Lynch, Actor/Director ("Terror Firmer," "Wrong Turn 2: Dead End")