In case you’ve not watched any TV, or not been on the internet over the past few days, I have a newsflash for you. Devastating mudslides hit Santa Barbara County in California this week, killing at least 17 people and destroying vast amounts of property. I suppose if you don’t live in in the area, it’s possible you might not have been aware of that, but if you do live in the area, say, Los Angeles, it would be pretty much impossible to not have heard about it.
The mudslides also affected numerous celebrities’ homes including Oprah Winfrey, Ellen DeGeneres, and Rob Lowe, with Oprah’s home being used as a staging ground for helicopter rescues. Something that Lowe pointed out on Twitter as people were more interested in Oprah running for President than worrying about the dead and injured.
Here’s a look at just how bad things were in a photo posted by DeGeneres showing the 101 highway completely under water.
Apparently, well after the mudslides and rain wreaked havoc on Santa Barbara County, actress Bella Thorne, who lives in L.A., still had not heard about the devastation, at least according to her, because she was really pissed off that problems with the 101 were going to cause her to be late to see her boyfriend.
Rob Lowe was not having it, copying Thorne’s tweet and writing, “This attitude is why people hate celebrities/Hollywood. Bella, I’m sorry you were inconvenienced. We will try to move out our dead quicker.”
Someone must have finally alerted Thorne because on Thursday she deleted her insensitive AF tweet and claimed to be shocked! Shocked, I tell you!
For some reason, people on the internet weren’t buying it…
UPDATE: Thorne’s boyfriend, rapper Mod Sun, the one she was going to see, has weighed in now. He’s quite a piece of work.
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