People think David Bowie was the 'glue holding the universe together'

Roisin O'Connor@Roisin_OConnor
Wednesday 28 December 2016 09:15
Celebrities
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Back in June, when the UK voted to leave the European Union, a popular idea surfaced.

It was definitely a stretch, but a lot of people seemed to think that David Bowie's death had some kind of impact on the state of global politics.

Actor Paul Bettany felt this way:

It's been supported by a lot of people:

And since the US elected a raving orange sociopath as its president, support for this theory has only increased:

Quite a lot of terrible things have happened since Bowie's death:

  • An influx of celebrity deaths, such as Alan Rickman, Muhammad Ali, Terry Wogan, Ronnie Corbett, Victoria Wood, Prince, and Caroline Aherne, to name not all.
  • North Korea decided to launch a long-range rocket into space violating UN treaties.
  • A terrorist attack in Brussels, Belgium, in which 32 victims were killed and hundreds injured.
  • A suicide bombing in Lahore, Pakistan, left more than 70 people dead.
  • The Panama Papers.
  • An EgyptAir flight crashed over the Mediterranean that left 66 people dead.
  • The United Kingdom voted to leave the EU. It has sparked a cacophony of economic and political uncertainty.
  • Racist and homophobic abuse and attacks in Britain increased.
  • Violent clashes between fans take place during Euro 2016. Particularly English and Russian supporters.
  • Islamists killed 20 foreigners at an upmarket bakery in Gulshan in Bangladesh.
  • And further suicide car bombings took place at a shopping district in Baghdad, Iraq, killing up to 300 people.
  • A man drove a truck through a large gathering of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France.
  • The Turkish military attempted a coup to oust President Erdogan.
  • Marmite got pulled off the shelves at Tesco for five minutes and everyone got very upset
  • Toblerone changed its shape
  • Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States of America
  • George Michael died
  • Carrie Fisher died

Hey, we're just pointing out the facts.

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