The 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony finally took place last night in grand fashion. With a ceremony masterminded by director Danny Boyle and appearances from everyone from Paul McCartney to Lord Voldemort, the buzz on Twitter was imaginably high. Check out the top 10 tweets from around the world below.
@thomastowell: ‘Really? This is it?’ — China #openingceremony”
@joveix: “My favorite part of British history is the breakdancing aristocrats. #Olympics
@BernadineEvari: Loved it all. Well done Danny Boyle. The lighting of the flame was just… emotional. But Paul McCartney… really? Time to go to bed.
@buck_singleton: Instead of James Bond, I wished they’d picked Doctor Who, so he could take us all back in time before we started watching this. #Olympics
@BorowitzReport: LONDON: The Opening Ceremony will end with the Olympic torch lighting Mitt Romney’s head. #Olympics
@sklarbrothers: Yes, because when I think sports, I immediately think Meredith Vieira. Was Joy Behar unavailable? #olympics #openingceremony
@piersmorgan: With the greatest respect to China – don’t think they have quite our musical back catalogue as a nation… #olympicceremony
@SethMeyers21: When Twitter was invented, those who produce Olympic Opening Ceremonies must have uttered a collective “F*ck!”
@KTP92: Lol errmm I think they missed out colonialism, imperialism, aggressive expansionism and slavery #Olympics2012
@BravoAndy: Look at the Queen’s glorious frown during the anthem!