Les Mis Twitter Noms
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Hey, did you hear about the Oscar nominations? We're guessing Ben Affleck isn't the only one crying -- hordes of musical theater fans are losing it too. Who would have thought that people whose idea of entertainment is to be whipped into an emotional frenzy through overwrought song and dance would flip out when their genre of choice gets not one, but eight nominations (even though that wasn't enough for some of them). Some of them ( a lot, actually) couldn't contain themselves and had to direct some of their boundless enthusiasm towards Twitter. Here's what's they're saying.

 
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I think that in Hell it's a bunch of normal people pronouncing Les Misérables wrong.
 
It annoys me so much when people mispronounce Les Misérables.
 
Glad "Les Miserables" got so many Oscar nominations. I went through a lot of tissues watching that movie! #masturbationjoke
 
To love another person is to see the face of God #lesmis #obsessed
 
Finally, a true masterpiece in film industry after a while :) #LesMiserables
 
Les Miserables is going to win so many Oscars..
 
FEARLESS FORECAST 4 OSCAR BEST PICTURE - LES MISERABLES ACTOR - HUGH JACKMAN 4 LES MISERABLES SUP. ACTRESS - ANNE HATHAWAY 4 LES MISERABLES
 
I wish I saw Tom Hooper on the list for best director. #lesmis #oscars
 
I miss @russellcrowe for supporting, but am very Happy for Anne and Hugh!
 
Shocking Oscar nominations snubs: Ben Affleck, Kathryn Bigelow,Tom Hooper
 
#lesmis .... Sobbing. #amazing #oscar
 
Tidy handful of #Oscar nominations for #LesMis - congratulations, everyone! Brilliant, brilliant news!! :-) #OneDayMore
 
Just give the #Oscar to #LesMis already and be done with it. :3
 
Can't sleep out of excitement for the Oscar nominations tomorrow. My life is sad, but not as sad as Fantine's #OscarNoms #LesMis
 
@LesMiserables: #LesMis has been nominated by @TheAcademy for Best Picture #OscarNoms” it needs to win all the awards
 
@LesMiserables: And finally, "Suddenly" from #LesMis has been nominated by @TheAcademy for Best Song #OscarNoms” YES I CRIED