With Eurovision 2016 wrapping up last night, Twitter is still on fire. The bottom line is that 72,915 tweets were flicking out per minute just after the winner, Ukraine’s Jamala, was announced. However, the content of those tweets ranges from massively excited to downright ticked off.
Australians are unhappy that Dami Im, their sequinned representative, was way ahead with the judges but let down by public vote.
— Kevin Rudd (@MrKRudd) May 15, 2016
Russians are unhappy that Jamala’s song, 1944, is pretty darn anti-kremlin.
#Eurovision is a Russophobic festival of sodomy that we are outraged we didn’t win.
— Vladimir Putin (@DarthPutinKGB) May 15, 2016
J.K. Rowling is unhappy that her husband voted for Poland’s Michal Szpak.
My husband just told me he voted for Poland while I was making tea. A reminder that you never *really* know another human being. #Eurovision
— J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) May 14, 2016
And both the UK and the US are just happy Justin Timberlake was involved.
— MTV UK (@MTVUK) May 15, 2016
See the winning song below:
What did you think about Eurovision 2016? Massive success? Or a bit of a judging disaster?