Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Brings Flurry of Hollywood Reactions

Nik Wallenda's Tightrope Walk Brings Flurry of Hollywood Reactions

The Discovery Network stunt special drew millions of viewers

Nik Wallenda succssfully completed his tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon on Sunday.

It took Wallenda about 22 minutes to complete the walk, 1,500 feet above the earth and sans safety harness. According to Discovery, 1.5 million people watched the stunt on the Discovery.com livestream. Millions more are estimated to have watched the television version.

Seven hundred thousand tweets (40,000 a minute at its peak) went out. Some of Hollywood and media's notable names were among them. Here's what they had to say:

 

 

Also read: Nik Wallenda on His Grand Canyon Tightrope Walk: 'We All Stare Death in the Face Daily'

 

 

Even the Grand Canyon tweeted!

 

 

National Parks can be such killjoys.

Wallenda said he hopes to walk between New York City's Empire State and Chrysler Buildings next.