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Ricky Gervais Calls It: Stop with the Tweets About Praying and DO Something

Stef McDonald

As a comic, Ricky Gervais has pushed a lot of buttons—and on Twitter he has done the same with his posts about his atheism (the messages he gets from @TheTweetofGod are pretty hilarious). But after the Oklahoma tornado, Gervais started a Twitterstorm after reacting to how celebrities were tweeting their prayers for victims, with a call for them to #ActuallyDoSomethingForOklahoma—by donating to the Red Cross. And by the end of the day, he had received thanks from the Red Cross. Well done.

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