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The death of North Korean dicatator Kim Jong Il on Saturday morning at the age of 69 has certainly rocked the world, but not many American citizens are too choked up about it. Celebrities took to their Twitter accounts to react to the leader's passing -- which the state's news agency says was caused by "advanced acute myocardial infarction, complicated with a serious heart shock" -- and some stars were flabbergasted to discover that North Korean citizens were actually upset about Kim Jong Il's death.
"Have people become so blind to barbarism that they weep for mass murderers...please!...get a F#%king clue..cry for the Victims of Kimbo," she wrote.
Actress Mia Farrow had a similar, albeit more humorous, response. The Rosemary's Baby star posted a video of a news program about Jong Il and tweeted, "N Korea: Ppl sobbing,wailing & thrashing about - as an actor I can say, they would never get hired."
30 Seconds to Mars leading man and My So-Called Life actor Jared Leto was a bit more tactful in his response to the news, providing a hopeful spin on the dictator's death. "End of an Era. Time for an Asian Spring," the musician and actor twittered.
The official Twitter account of the indie-rock band Grizzly Bear expressed disappointment... with their own wit: They couldn't think of anything funny enough to get in on the Twitter bashing of Jong Il.
"I don't have any jokes about Kim Jong Il's death----feeling left out," the band tweeted.
Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon didn't have that problem, being the only celeb we could find to make a comment about Jong Il's notable appearance in the Matt Stone and Trey Parker film Team America: World Police.
"And it's... Good-bloody-bye to tinpot dictator, Kim Jong Il. Best know for his supporting role in Team America; World Police (the movie)," Le Bon tweeted.
And while President Barack Obama's official Twitter account didn't have anything to say about the death of North Korea's leader, one of his hilarious fake accounts certainly did.
@ThePresObama tweeted: "Kim Jong Il is dead but we still have to take care of Kourtney Jong Il and Khloe Jong Il before we can rejoice."