24 of the Funniest Tweets from Thursday, January 25, 2024
Chances are you’ve accidentally sent a Venmo payment to the wrong person because they had the same name as the intended recipient. It’s a common mistake. But as it turns out, it also happens in Hollywood. While making a pit stop with Seth Meyers on his promotional tour for Feud: Capote vs. The Swans, British icon Tom Hollander described the time he and fellow Brit Tom Holland were caught in a case of mistaken identity to the tune of seven figures. Hollander detailed checking his email to discover a payslip that was intended for the Spider-Man star. The White Lotus actor described it as “an astonishing amount of money” and “more money than (he’d) ever seen.”
Meanwhile, Netflix is making animals out of best friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Regrettably, it’s not an animated comedy about anthropomorphic animals in the vein of Adam Sandler’s Leo, but a crime thriller by the name Animals. Affleck is set to direct while Damon will star in the politically-charged film about a mayoral candidate forced to dive into the seedy underbelly of L.A. after his son is kidnapped. The film will see the duo reunite after their most recent collaboration in last year’s sports-adjacent drama Air.
As folks on the timeline wait to get a seven-figure check mistakenly sent to them, they’re supplying funny tweets on the daily for free. Today’s most hilarious ones include those about life’s three guarantees, the nostalgic thrill of Limewire and yet another branch of the Coppola family tree.