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Gossip Blogger Remembers Mandela For Inspiring Movie That Has 'Awards Buzz'

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In an attempt to honor Mandela on Twitter, Finke noted that the former South African president was the subject of the feature film "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom," which opened late last month.

The tweet earned Finke a ton of mockery and prompted a hashtag that imagined how she might write obituaries for other icons. Mediaite rounded up some of the best responses. An example:

For her part, Finke defended the tweet, reminding her critics that she writes "about the entertainment biz."