"Girlfriends Guide to Divorce" star Lisa Edelstein set off a firestorm over Alan Thicke's death in less than 140 characters.
Like most celebrities, the actress reacted to the news of the "Growing Pains" star's untimely passing on Twitter. But her tweet sparked extreme backlash with some accusing her of being "insensitive" for politicizing the news by referencing president-elect Donald Trump.
The tweet in question:
RIP Alan Thicke. Seems like everyone is checking out before the Trumpacolypse.
Almost immediately, her followers went on the attack, responding to her message with anger and disgust. You can see the full thread here -- there are A LOT of responses -- but we've selected strongest reactions below.
@LisaEdelstein the man died in front of his 17yr old son a week before Christmas, but lol Trump right?