President Donald Trump is still alive.
On Friday, the hashtag #RIP45 trended nationwide on Twitter. Many users immediately assumed that 45th president had died and Mike Pence was the new commander-in-chief.
But the hashtag actually referred to Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, whose number is forty-five. Skaggs died of an accidental overdose.
Here's some of what people were saying after learning Trump was still alive:
God damnit, twitter! #RIP45 is trending and I was about to call the caterer. I’ll say it again: when that miserabl… https://t.co/yZJvQ1zRVz— Steven Boyer (@Steven Boyer)1567211357.0
Who would write #RIP45 if it was Trump who died? He does not deserve to RIP after all the suffering he has caused to millions of people!— Friedrich Drumpf (@Friedrich Drumpf)1567211892.0
Me hoping 45 reads the #RIP45 tweets so he gets a glimpse how much he’s universally loathed https://t.co/9t9A7Tzelj— Christine Galea (@Christine Galea)1567211777.0
When you see #rip45 trending and it’s not about trump https://t.co/IH2jMi6EdV— Swiftly Swiftie (@Swiftly Swiftie)1567214061.0
He won’t take pictures with Tiffany because he thinks she’s fat. He lied about China to manipulate the stock market… https://t.co/lIaPSWzF6s— Evan Shapiro (@Evan Shapiro)1567209443.0