When a celebrity, political figure or anyone of particular merit dies, we as a Twitter family get the glorious joy of competing in the annual tradition of Fake Grieving. This time honored tradition is very necessary according to ancient customs because if a dead person does not receive at least 5,000 tweets acknowledging their passing, they cannot, by law, enter the pearly gates.
While Fake Grieving comes natural to many of you, I’m here to walk those of you—who may be a lil green behind the ears and new to this Twittah life—thru the process of Fake Grieving, also known as Fake Ass Caring on Twitter (F.A.C.T.).
Desus Nice is a writer from the Bronx who can often be found in a Chipotle or leading Black Israelites on 34th street. Follow him on Twitter here.