‘Fix This’: Jimmy Fallon Is Not Dead, But Twitter Seems to Think So

‘Fix This’: Jimmy Fallon Is Not Dead, But Twitter Seems to Think So

A hashtag is worth a thousand words when it’s about what’s trending on Twitter ,, but sometimes you don’t want to believe every #.



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Just ask Jimmy Fallon, who was swept under the hashtag Tuesday and Wednesday, which implied that he was no longer alive.

The hashtag #RIPJimmyFallon became a trending topic on Tuesday after thousands of people started using it in tweets. Some seemed to not understand that the hashtag was fake, while others embraced the joke.

I can’t believe you’re gone. Fly high Jimmy Falcon. Gone way too soon #RIPJimmyFallon pic.twitter.com/NHUW5wF1yS

— Emily Love (@HeyItsEmilyL) November 16, 2022

#RIPJimmyFallon. Taken too soon pic.twitter.com/O7CnBZVq6C

— Woke Sigma Memes (@sigma_woke) November 15, 2022

“Mummy, why do only good people die? “
“Well sweetie, when you’re picking flowers from a garden. You always pick the best ones first”#RipJimmyFallon pic.twitter.com/yv8pKSAQtq

— Woke Sigma Memes (@sigma_woke) November 15, 2022

#RipJimmyFallon You will be missed pic.twitter.com/FBG3FmBVMG

— Putruck (@BigPutruck) November 15, 2022

The hashtag caught the attention of Fallon himself, an avid Twitter user who often creates a “hashtag of the week” to allow fans of his show to play along and have the chance to have their tweets end up during a segment on that week’s episode of The Late Show, who asked Musk to remove it.

Elon, can you fix this? #RIPJimmyFallon

— Jimmy Fallon (@jimmyfallon) November 16, 2022

Musk appeared to respond in a since-deleted Tweet after Fallon reached out to him, pretending to play dumb.

#RIPJimmyFallon
His last tweet was hilarious ?. Rest in Peace Jimmy. pic.twitter.com/NbTzwLuBZg

— CosmicAnt (@burakcyl) November 16, 2022

Musk then responded again nearly 18 hours later.

“Wait, how can we tell you’re not a body snatcher pretending that he is Jimmy? Say something that only the real Jimmy would say …,” he teased the comedian, presumably poking fun at the hashtag or perhaps trying to engage in a Twitter war of wits with Fallon.

Fallon hadn’t yet to respond to the jokes as of Wednesday afternoon.

Musk was taking heat on the platform Wednesday after a leaked memo Musk had reportedly sent to Twitter employees preparing them for a “hardcore” time ahead at the company before issuing an ultimatum for employees to agree to the challenges ahead or face termination at end of day Thursday and receive three months of severance. The billionaire has not confirmed the memo.



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