President Barack Obama shocked the world with yesterday's news that the United States have located and killed Al Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden, and celebrities throughout Hollywood have taken to Twitter to tackle the development.
We brought you some of those highlights earlier, but the floodgates remain open well into the afternoon today, particularly with fascination over Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's apparent early knowledge of bin Laden's death, and the successful mission's eerie similarities with "Star Trek."
But Obama was a fixture of the weekend's headlines for other reasons, too: namely, the speech he delivered at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday evening, which included jabs at potential presidential rival and "Celebrity Apprentice" host Donald Trump. Several actors, writers and directors were impressed with Obama's comedic chops, particularly in light of the bin Laden development just one day later.
Looking past politics, one "Fast Five" actor was over the moon with his movie's huge debut, while Olivia Wilde identified a colleage who she won't be making press rounds with again anytime in the near future.
I'm @roundhoward and this is Twitter-Wood for May 2, 2011.
WHCA Dinner, Part 1: @alyankovic Is it just me, or was the sexual tension between @sethmeyers21 and Donald Trump at the #WHCD just palpable?
WHCA Dinner, Part 2: @azizansari Also, Obama's Celebrity Apprentice joke was great. And Fox News tag on the Lion King joke. Tops.#PresidentDoingStandupKindaCool
WHCA Dinner, Part 3: @JuddApatow “@bdkreviews: @JuddApatow which joke did you co-write for Obama?” that is top secret information. It was about a subject I follow closely.
WHCA Dinner, Part 4: @steveagee Trump: "I thought Seth Meyers - his delivery frankly was not good." Umm, that laughter was the sound of people responding to GREAT delivery
WHCA Dinner, Part 5: @nerdist "Just wait...juuuuuuuust wait till tomorrow you ass-clowns..." -Barack Obama, to himself at White House Correspondents' Dinner
Osama bin Laden's Death, Part 1: @edgarwright Now that @TheRock has taken out Bin Laden, I hope he can double his efforts in catching Dominic Toretto.
Osama bin Laden's Death, Part 2: @DamonLindelof SEAL team trained on a replica compound and ran multiple scenarios to guarantee success. In short, we just Kobayashi Maru'd bin Laden.
Cowboys & Aliens: @oliviawilde Me and @Jon_Favreau have been banned from doing Cowboys press together. Too much laughter. (I look like a bloated preteen boy when I smile.)
Fast Five: @tyrese #FastFive is the #1 movie in the WORLD!! Where am I ?? In church!! Praise God in our highs and lows!! #GodisMoving
Follow @MTVMoviesBlog on Twitter for all the latest updates and commentary from the world of movies.