Cape Town – On Monday, 7 August at 08:17 exactly, Channel24 - SA’s top entertainment news website - sent out a tweet declaring: "Love is dead".
By lunchtime on Monday the message had been retweeted more than 74 times and the Twitter account flooded with messages of support, shock and disagreement.
The cheeky tweet was not the sign of a "hack" or "intern gone rogue", but merely a reaction to a string of celebrity breakup announcements that flooded the entertainment news headlines before the week had even kicked off.
For some it’s "not news" for others it’s "I can’t deal". Whichever one it was for you, here are 4 celebrity breakup stories you might have missed today:
SEE THE TWEET HERE:
Love is dead.— Channel24 (@Channel24) August 7, 2017
1) Chris Pratt and Anna Faris announce legal separation
Chris Pratt and Anna Faris have announced they are separating after eight years of marriage. (Read more here)
2) Reports: Amber Heard and Elon Musk split
Amber Heard and Elon Musk have reportedly called it quits on their relationship. (Read more here)
3) Pearl Thusi has 'no comment' on Robert Marawa breakup tweet
Sports presenter Robert Marawa tweeted that his relationship with actress Pearl Thusi has ended. (Read more here)
4) Aaron Carter pens emotional letter about his sexuality after breakup
Aaron Carter has shared an emotional statement regarding his sexuality shortly after breaking up with his girlfriend. (Read more here)
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