Twitter Mourns Over Tony Scott’s Tragedy
Tony Scott, the veteran filmmaker died today after committing suicide from the Los Angeles Country Bridge. Police found the body after several hours of underwater searching and the entire ship traffic was slowed down or altered. Soon after the body was recovered it’s sent for forensic investigation. The tragedy stirred Hollywood upside down as people could hardly cope with the reality. Some rumors also claims that it might have been a well plotted murder but it’s completely upto the police now, who are doing their job brilliantly. Whatever the reason, Tony Scott was a legend and he entertained us with great films like Top Gun and Taking of Pelham 123. As soon as the news was out, the social media world converged to show their condolences to the filmmaker. Hash Tags like #Top Gun and #Tony Scott instantly became worldwide trending topics.
Below are tweets by some well knows figures regarding this tragedy.
No more Tony Scott movies. Tragic day
— Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) August 20, 2012
— IMDb (@IMDb) August 20, 2012
Tony Scott: The death of a Master. My article just posted. bit.ly/NBiIeb
— Roger Ebert (@ebertchicago) August 20, 2012
Saddened to hear about the loss of a man who influenced filmmaking greatly, Tony Scott. My love and condolences go out to his family.
— Alexander Ludwig (@alexanderludwig) August 20, 2012
In the wake of the death of Tony Scott, director of sleek action movies, we pay tribute to all of his achievements | ti.me/OsK5E9
— TIME.com (@TIME) August 20, 2012
— The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) August 20, 2012
Rip Tony Scott. We lost a great director today.
— Steven McQueen (@McQueeninchains) August 20, 2012