Holy Twitter Fodder! #PopeFrancis Brings Out the Celebs on Twitter
Newly elected Pope Francis I. Photo courtesy of Reuters.
The whole world appears to be talking about today's news of Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio being named Pope Francis the First. But if the world is talking, then Twitter is full-on shouting.
It seems everyone and their Holy Father has an opinion about the new Pope. But since we're an entertainment outlet, we decided to focus on what the entertainers have been Tweeting. Here's a hint: It's pretty darn entertaining.
The new Pope just called! The new Pope just called!
— Steve Martin (@SteveMartinToGo) March 13, 2013
To signal the conclave had not reached a decision, they released black smoke from a chimney and emptied 400 styrofoam cups into the street. — Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) March 13, 2013
Did they just go to central casting to get the new pope?
— Eric Stonestreet (@ericstonestreet) March 13, 2013
It’s already starting. Donald Trump wants to see the new Pope’s birth certificate. — Joy Behar (@JoyVBehar) March 13, 2013
I missed being Pope by 3 letters. #PopeBergoglio
— Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) March 13, 2013
Yes, there is a new Pope, although Karl Rove demanded a recount.
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) March 13, 2013
As someone who grew up Catholic, I'm hoping the pick by the Cardinals is more Larry Fitzgerald than Matt Leinart. Pope Francis — Frank Caliendo (@FrankCaliendo) March 13, 2013
I haven't been paying that much attention to my old religion lately. Is this guy single? twitter.com/kathygriffin/s…
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) March 13, 2013
I sure hope this new pope works out better than New Coke. — Michael McKean (@MJMcKean) March 13, 2013
Guy on CNN translating for the new Pope sounds like Pedro from Napolean Dynamite."If you vote for me,all your wildest dreams will come true"
— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) March 13, 2013
The new Pope came out on the balcony, saw his shadow, and realized there was six more centuries of scandals.
— Albert Brooks (@AlbertBrooks) March 13, 2013
Sure am glad they're sticking with this pope thing and that the world isn't openly mocking it as a ridiculous artifact of the ignorant past — Joe Rogan (@joerogan) March 13, 2013
Rumors already swirling in Hollywood that the new Pope will replace Leno on NBC at 1130.
— Craig Ferguson (@CraigyFerg) March 13, 2013