As celebrities prepare for nuclear war, it’s business as usual for the U.S military and South Korea

As we head into the weekend, America’s celebrities are pretty convinced we’re all going to die, thanks to President Donald Trump.

Here’s Sarah Silverman:

Any ideas on how to stop this colossal boob from getting us all killed?

— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) August 12, 2017

Joss Whedon thinks Twitter’s TOS can save us all:

When Trump threatens N. Korea he’s threatening N. Koreans. With genocide. @twitter, DELETE HIS ACCOUNT. It’s literally the least you can do.

— Joss Whedon (@joss) August 11, 2017

As does former Obama adviser and actor Kal Penn:

Hey @Twitter, is threatening nuclear war not a violation of terms of service?

— Kal Penn (@kalpenn) August 11, 2017

Kumail Nanjiani of HBO’s “Silicon Valley” begged “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” director Rian Johnson to release the film early:

Hey @rianjohnson can you release Star Wars right now? I don’t think we’re gonna make it to the release date. Thank you.

— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) August 8, 2017

And Chrissy Teigen joked if she should start hoarding food:

honestly should we be getting masks and canned food? how real is this. I am just cooking and online shopping like I’m not about to die

— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) August 11, 2017

Oh, celebrities. They do miss these days:

Anthony Anderson: “Trash talking” Obama beat me and other celebs in golf

— The Hill (@thehill) August 11, 2017

Anyway, as NPR reports, “despite” all the rhetoric, the “U.S. military posture hasn’t really changed”:

Despite Rhetoric On North Korea, U.S. Military Posture Hasn’t Really Changed

— NPR (@NPR) August 11, 2017

And the Air Force hasn’t flown any B-1 missions for days:

UPDATE: USAF says no B-1 flights over Korea since Aug 7, which is telling about US military posture.

— Aaron Mehta (@AaronMehta) August 11, 2017

As for the U.S. Marines, all of their aircraft have been grounded for 24 hours as the service deals with two recent crashes:



Not to burst the celebrity armageddon bubble, but the Trump administration is pursuing a diplomatic solution as well:

BREAKING: APNewsBreak: Senior US diplomat has engaged in back-channel diplomacy with NKorea for several months; contacts ongoing.

— The Associated Press (@AP) August 11, 2017

And as for South Koreans and their reaction? Meh:

Lol. Shots fired. Young South Koreans sound like they’re on Love and Hip Hop.

— quinta b. (@quintabrunson) August 11, 2017

Deep breaths everyone. We’re going to be OK.


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