Internet’s Reaction to Will Smith’s Death Reminds Us Just How Horrible Humans Can Be (Tweets)
The sports world was shocked to hear about the untimely passing of former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith (NOT pictured above) when they woke up Sunday morning.
As for those outside the sports world, some of them saw this as a good opportunity to make light of such a sad situation by cracking some jokes about Will Smith the actor (pictured above).
Here are some of Twitter’s most horrible reactions to Will Smith’s death:
That’s the wrong Will Smith pic.twitter.com/IqSlWb0xPR
— THINGS DUMB PPL SAY (@THINGDUMBPPLSAY) April 10, 2016
Everyone when they heard “Will Smith” died and after they found out that it wasn’t the actor that died pic.twitter.com/rfY5J9CeUJ
— Ignant Ben (@carterjagz) April 10, 2016
when I saw “RIP Will Smith” my heart dropped.. & then I realized it wasn’t the actor and had a sigh of relief.. and then I felt bad
— JORDΛN (@ChefMabrie) April 10, 2016
Everyone is saying rip will smith and I thought it was THE will smith and I almost cried but it was a football player??????
— em (@obvslyem) April 10, 2016
Just woke up and saw ppl tweetin about will smith died. Yall got me freaking out thinking it was THE will smith. Playin with my emotions
— Maxine Shaw (@vida_ambiciosa) April 10, 2016
WILL SMITH THE ACTOR DID NOT DIE IT WAS A FOOTBALL PLAYER STOP TRYING TO SCARE PEOPLE TROLLS
— ️ (@tayIorhiII) April 10, 2016
My heart dropped when I saw people tweeting about will smith being killed but it was a different person.The media needs to be more specific
— Alan (@AlanPNoun) April 10, 2016
I THOUGHT WILL SMITH DIED KILL YOURSELFS
— ness (@holycompanys) April 10, 2016
Almost had a heart attack there for a moment when I peeped the passing of Will Smith on my TL. I had mistaken him for the notorious Will
— Pacino In Godfather (@George_K_Monch) April 10, 2016
I had thought actor Will Smith’s SHAM of a marriage (both gay/bi?) had *finally* gone kaput. Instead this. I’m disappointed. #willsmith
— Chase Triton (@Penn_Zero) April 10, 2016