The Olympics are one of a handful of global events that creates a significant discussion worldwide. Celebrities — even those not involved in the Olympics — joined the conversation on Twitter.
Kotsenburg also received a Tweet from @Metallica.
After American bobsledder Johnny Quinn (@JohnnyQuinnUSA) achieved fame for breaking open his Sochi bathroom door and tweeting a picture of it, @WilliamShatner replied to the Tweet and the two had a short exchange:
@katiecouric tweeted about how nervous she was just watching figure skating.
Countless non-Olympic athletes and teams were tweeting as #TeamUSA took on Canada in the men’s hockey semifinal on Friday. Tweets came from @Rangers pitcher Derek Holland (@Dutch_Oven45), Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon (@WMoon1) and the @RedSox, who shared a photo of catcher/first baseman Mike Napoli (@MikeNapoli25) on the couch watching the game.
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