Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Quote of the Day: Stephen Fry on what Twitter has become

Trying to make sense of why Stephen Fry left Twitter? Here's what happened...

“Let us grieve at what twitter has become. A stalking ground for the
sanctimoniously self-righteous who love to second-guess, to leap to
conclusions and be offended – worse, to be offended on behalf of
others they do not even know."

~ Stephen Fry, quoted in the article 'Bag lady' speaks: Costume designer Jenny Beavan
says she is not upset by her friend Stephen Fry's Bafta comments

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