Jimmy Fallon, Eli Roth and Weird Al react to end of the AMC drama
“Breaking Bad” dominated the conversation on Twitter this weekend, as celebrity fans of the AMC series weighed in on the show’s finale and bid farewell to the addictive drama.
A wide spectrum of big name talent shared their reactions to an explosive capper that found Walter White (Bryan Cranston) seeking revenge on the Aryan gang that made off with millions of dollars of his meth money.
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Everyone from top directors like Darren Aronofsky and Paul Feig to sitcom stars like Julie Bowen to Weird Al Yankovich congratulated the show’s creative team, mourned the end of its five season run or tweeted humorous responses to the bloody farewell.
As viewers try to make sense of their own complex feelings associated with the drama’s end, here’s a look at Hollywood’s best reactions:
almost like losing a good friend. congrats to
@BreakingBad_AMC a historic run.
Dear @BryanCranston @aaronpaul_8 @deanjnorris @betsy_brandt @RjMitte @mrbobodenkirk
#AnnaGunn @BreakingBad_AMC. Missing you already.x
Aaaaaaaaaand … here come the waves of depression as I realize there will never be another new episode of Breaking Bad.
Julie Bowen, “Modern Family,” @itsJulieBowen
Mo Rocca, comedian, @MoRocca
Breaking Bad: best cooking show ever.
Bret Easton Ellis, “American Psycho” author, @BretEastonEllis
I bailed on BREAKING BAD during Season Two. Not my thing. And I’ve never felt more alienated about not participating in a pop culture event.
Kevin Williamson, “Scream” screenwriter, @kevwilliamson
Breaking Bad. Sweet. Amazing farewell. Such a brilliant show.
Jimmy Fallon, “Late Night” host, @jimmyfallon
Tight! Tight! Tight!
James Van Der Beek, “Dawson’s Creek,” @vanderjames
John Francis Daly, “Freaks & Geeks,” @JohnFDaley
Just about to watch episode 1, season 1 of a show called “Breaking Bad.” No spoilers, guys!
Weird Al Yankovich, @alyankovic
Lee Unkrich, “Toy Story” director, @leeunkrich
Thank you, Vince Gilligan, and the incredible writers, cast, and crew of Breaking Bad. That’ll do, Pig.