Ruth Bader Ginsburg fractures her ribs and Twitter quickly offers to donate their bones

 mashable.com  11/8/2018 3:52:21 PM   Heather Dockray

For her safety and ours, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should be wrapped in bubble wrap at all times.

The 85-year-old icon fell in her office on Wednesday night, fracturing three of her ribs. Ginsburg was admitted to the hospital for observation on Thursday morning. The injury prevented her from attending an investiture ceremony for newly appointed Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Twitter, meanwhile, isn't doing so well. Fans of Notorious RBG, as she is sometimes known, immediately launched into grief — and action. Some even went so far as to offer to donate their ribs.

[throwing a robe over Kate McKinnon and hastening her onto the bench] folks, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is fine

— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) November 8, 2018

If Ruth Bader Ginsburg needs ribs I have like dozens of them that I'm not using, let's do this

— Anna Merlan (@annamerlan) November 8, 2018

For the good of the nation Ruth Bader Ginsburg must wear one of those inflatable sumo wrestler suits for the next 2 years https://t.co/NI4kwMExTH

— Jason O. Gilbert (@gilbertjasono) November 8, 2018

I hereby donate all of my ribs and organs to Ruth Bader Ginsburg

— Lauren Duca (@laurenduca) November 8, 2018

Someone find that lab that gave Wolverine his adamantium skeleton and take RBG there immediately.

— The Volatile Mermaid (@OhNoSheTwitnt) November 8, 2018

point me to the rbg prayer circle

— doreen st. félix (@dstfelix) November 8, 2018

gofundme for a 20 foot thick bubble wrap inside which ruth bader ginsburg will be placed for at least 2 years

— Oliver Willis (@owillis) November 8, 2018

Why is there not a team of spotters walking within an arm's length of Ruth Bader Ginsburg at all times? And why is she not wearing an outfit made of bullet-proof bubble wrap from dawn till dusk? Let's stay focused on what's really important, people.

— David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) November 8, 2018

boy I hope RBG’s close friends and family are extremely offline and can focus 100% of their emotional energy on their 85 year old loved one and not our shitty and genuine panic jokes

— Nicole Cliffe (@Nicole_Cliffe) November 8, 2018

RBG, wherever you go, our weird, borderline inappropriate jokes will follow. 

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