Pop Culture Tweets About Baltimore Were Good, Bad, and Ugly

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Thank god for Twitter. In times of trouble, we can now have access to the fleeting thoughts of famous actors, sports stars, reality TV divas, and other assorted celebrities. How else would we be able to know what to think about complex, multi-factored events?

I’m kidding, of course. Celebrities are often among the least-informed people out there, thanks to the bubble they’re lucky enough to live in. Fortunately, some famous folks are savvy enough to use their platform to actually say something insightful. Below is a round-up of some of the good, bad, and ugly Tweets and other public comments from celebs:

To me,  this Khloe Kardashian tweet sounds pretty innocuous. But believe it or not, she got slammed for it:

The Wire’s Andre Royo felt our pain:

His former co-star Wendell Pierce didn’t trust the national media:

Carson Daly called out “lawless looters” for destroying their own city… and then quickly deleted the Tweet. Here’s what he put up instead:

Ray Lewis got hashtag-happy:

John Legend liked the same Ta-Nahesi Coates column that we did:

Actor Josh Charles got political:

The feeling is mutual, Amy:


Baltimore I love you

— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) April 28, 2015

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