10 Famous last tweets of celebrities who tweeted just before they died
Could a tweet be one of the most poignant things we leave behind in life? People tweet everyday which is common but what happens if that tweet happens to be the last activity you performed before you died. The of course it could well be something important. The best examples of poignant and meaningful tweets can be seen in those of deceased celebrities. With no disrespects here are haunting last tweets of celebrities before they died.
1 Amy Winehouse 1983-2011
Amy Winehoue was taken away in her prime. Suffering from depression triggerd by the death of her grandmother, Amy fell Victim to substance abuse and died on July 23rd 2011. She was just 23. Here is one of her tweets 2 days before her death that can well reveal her state of mind.
2 Paul Walker 1973-2013
Paul Walker’s death was a shock to the entire world. The star had just exploded on the screen with the fast and furious franchise when he ironically died in a car crash on Nov 30th in 2013. He was just 40. Paul tweeted this photograph of himself with Vin Diesel as a promotional for the fast and furious 7. He tweeted this on November 30th 2013 at 7.14 am hours before his death.
3 Robin Williams 1951-2014
Who would have thought happy man Robin Williams would succumb to mental depression. It is sad knowing that a man who made us laugh was suffering so much inside and all of his fans including me never had a clue. Williams was in severe state of depression which could have been triggered by his being diagnosed with lewy body dementia a disease that slowly steals your mind. He died on August 11th 2014. Just 11 days before he tweeted a birthday message to his daughter Zelda Williams.
4 Reeva Steenkamp 1983-2013
Reeva Steenkamp’s haunting last tweet is no less eerie. It almost gives the reader a sense of déjà vu where this was tweeted the day before she died on Valentine’s Day. The South African Model shot by boyfriend and double amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius.
5 Michael Clarke Duncan, 1957-2012
Academy award nominee Michael Clarke Duncan of ‘The Green Mile and ‘Daredevil’ fame shared a moment of joy instead as his parting gift to the world. The actor died on Sept 3rd 2012.
6 Leonard Nimoy, 1931-2015
Who doesn’t remember our beloved Mr Spock of the iconic first Star trek series? Leonard Nimoy as befitting his stature left us with a poignant quote just 4 days before his death. It is only fitting that it is enshrined with a picture of him.
7 Gene Wilder, 1933-2016
One of the funniest of comic actors, Gene Wilder joined twitter in 2013. Being new to social media, he sent just four tweets in his lifetime after that. His twitter bio reads, ‘Too old for twitter, too young to die!’ Here are the four tweets of Gene Wilder.
8 Muhammad Ali, boxer 1942-2016
Undoubtedly the greatest boxer that ever lived, Muhammad Ali proved to the world that he can rise to the challenge despite prejudice and adversity. Ali succumbed to Parkinson’s on July 3rd 2016. Just a day before that, those who operated his twitter account released this picture.
9 Prince 1958-2016
Prince, the iconic pop superstar was revered by many and will always be remembered for his phenomenal album “Purple Rain’. The singer was even making music a day before he died as you can see his twitter account releasing the latest promotion.
10 Joan Rivers 1933-2014
Not all can be haunting last tweets, instead they were joyful ones like Leonard Nimoy and of course this well loved and popular comedian actually made people laugh before her last tweet which she tweeted just a week before she died.
All of these people held a special place in our hearts. They will be remembered for their acting prowess and the many enjoyable moments they gave us onscreen. May they now Rest in Peace.