There was very sad news in the entertainment world Tuesday as “Growing Pains” star, songwriter, and TV host Alan Thicke passed away at age 69. Thicke reportedly suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his teenage son and was rushed to the hospital.
So sad is the passing of Alan Thicke. Such a good husband, father, brother, and friend. He will be deeply missed. Rest in peace dear Alan.
— bob saget (@bobsaget) December 14, 2016
I'm so sad to hear about the passing of Alan Thicke. RIP Alan. ?
— Lori Loughlin (@LoriLoughlin) December 14, 2016
Most people would likely agree that 2016 has worn out its welcome, but could we please agree also that there’s life beyond politics, or at least there should be. We never thought we’d be the ones to request a safe space, but actress Lisa Edelstein proved that some people can’t give it a rest, even in a wish to rest in peace.
RIP Alan Thicke. Seems like everyone is checking out before the Trumpacolypse.
— Lisa Edelstein (@LisaEdelstein) December 14, 2016
My, how classy. https://t.co/qZlRlip9jP
— J.K. Porterfield (@JK_Porterfield) December 14, 2016
I really hope no family members of his read this. https://t.co/oRkFbTbci4
— Ben Smith (@BenSmithDC) December 14, 2016
At least you could use his death for a lame joke. https://t.co/9V2eXldfbF
— jon gabriel (@exjon) December 14, 2016
Time to review the ground rules:
Ground rules in case you want to tie a recent death to Trump:
2. See 1.
— neontaster (@neontaster) December 14, 2016
The political life produces a deranged mind. https://t.co/m4qqLoHKJa
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein WTF is wrong with you people? You need help…
— Bilford Wrimley (@Bilford_Wrimley) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein Absolutely insensitive and unnecessary. Someone's father, husband & grandfather died today. Do not politicise it.
— Janine (@LifeofJanine) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein Wow, unbelievably inappropriate !
— Scott King (@closeontime) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein That was really cold hearted. No time to bring up politics.
— Brady'sGirl (@Chasin_michelle) December 14, 2016
What a vile thing to say. You're awful. @LisaEdelstein
— Annie (@Ann_Tagonist_) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein Would you want someone to say this about your family member?? You're cold as ice.
— Shannon ⭐️ (@sspring211) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein You should be ashamed using someone's death as a political soapbox. No class. No respect.
— Ben Gassett (@benjah_min) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein WHAT is wrong with you?? What a disrespectful statement. His family is mourning. He was beloved by many.
— poppy (@poppyme4) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein What a sick unfeeling thing to say about the death of a good man. Used to be a fan. USED to.
— marnes (@marnes) December 14, 2016
seriously, don't choke on your hate @LisaEdelstein
— #JeSuisJuive (@lamblock) December 14, 2016
— EducatédHillbilly™ (@RobProvince) December 14, 2016
@LisaEdelstein Better dust off your "I'm sorry if anyone was offended" non-apology. I'm sure your publicist is writing it now.
— Quoderat1790 (@cfkane1941) December 14, 2016