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Four days later, the media remain captivated by the Balloon Boy story, and its ongoing developments. And it's not just the media that can't get enough. Celebrities have been weighing in on the story since it first hit the airwaves, and they can't seem to stop. Let's have a look at who's been Tweeting about the Heene family.
Kirstie Alley struck a serious note.
"What a gruesome stunt the balloon was. It freaked me out to the point of tears for hours.Horrified to think a child was in the air. HORRIBLE"
Newly engaged Real Housewife Bethenny Frankel looked for Star Jones to weigh in on the matter.
"@StarJonesEsq are u on the insider tomorrow?I'm wondering who is on the panel.wouldn't balloon boy's father be great.hope it's you!"
John Mayer took his familiar wry, tongue-in-cheek stance on the media circus.
"This unfortunate media display involving balloon boy undermines the hundreds of boys and girls actually lost to balloon flight every year."
Spencer Pratt, being Spencer Pratt, found a way to plug his book amidst all the drama.
"these balloon boy parents should have just waited one more month to buy SPEIDI - HOW TO BE FAMOUS BOOK! try to get fame without is dangerous"
Before the hoax was uncovered, Josh Groban showed off his dark sense of humor.
"Oh you people are sick. No the balloon boy was not listening to 'You Raise Me Up' on his Ipod. Gahahaha"
Hilarious Holly Robinson Peete attributed the Heene family's antics to their discipline style.
"only got a handful of spankings as young girl bt I remember alla them vividly---that balloon boy family aint the whoopin type obviously"