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Movie stars read strange, rude ‘Mean Tweets’ ahead of the Academy Awards

Here we go again!

 

Michelle Jaworski

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Published Feb 26, 2016   Updated May 27, 2021, 4:12 am CDT

Hollywood’s biggest night is just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the Internet’s terrible tweets about the acting elite have gotten any nicer.

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Some of the most famous people in the business—many of them Oscar nominees and winners themselves—gathered on Jimmy Kimmel Live for the time-honored tradition of reading the mean tweets that people have sent them.

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They may not completely understand what their critics were thinking, but their reactions are a hilarious mix of anger, annoyance, and even laughter. And along the way, the masses have a few good ideas.

Somebody get Eddie Redmayne some water. He is thirsty.

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*First Published: Feb 26, 2016, 9:57 am CST