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Internet Reacts To Trump’s Tweet About Kobe Bryant’s Death



President Donald Trump on Sunday weighed in on reports that NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna Bryant, died in a helicopter crash, calling it “terrible news.” But his tweet triggered a fierce backlash for getting wrong the number of people killed in the crash.

“Reports are that basketball great Kobe Bryant and three others have been killed in a helicopter crash in California,” Trump tweeted on Sunday afternoon. “That is terrible news!”

The tweet came just hours after multiple news networks confirmed the 41-year-old All-Star was among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, outside Los Angeles, earlier on Sunday.

Twitter users quickly responded: