San Francisco Giants Sweep World Series: What Hollywood Is Saying
"Evidently, some giants won a contest. So unfair," quips Steve Martin, while "The Book of Mormon" star Josh Gad joked that the team "made the last two weeks unbearably boring with [their] dominance."
The San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night to win the World Series in four games.
The Bay Area team won Game 4 in the 10th inning by a score of 4-3. Third baseman Pablo Sandoval -- nicknamed Kung Fu Panda -- was named MVP.
The Giants' win marked their seventh World Series win in franchise history and their second in three years.
After the game ended, Hollywood took to Twitter to share their reactions. Judging but the tweets, the team has a lot of industry fans. Among the messages:
Evidently, some giants won a contest. So unfair.
Harry Shum Jr., Glee star:
SF Giants are the World Champions!!! A great city and a great win!!!
Eric Stangel, head writer/executive producer on Late Show With David Letterman:
Mike Fischlin & Don Pisker are jealous. Congrats to Bruce Bochy & the SF Giants... WorldSeries
Jasmine Villegas, singer:
Congratulations to the San Francisco Giants!!!!! Big Win!!! Bay Areaaaaaaa!
Josh Gad, original The Book of Mormon star:
Congrats San Fran Giants, you may have made the last two weeks unbearably boring with your dominance, but you did it with gusto.
Congrats to the Giants on one of the most complete Series triumphs this century, especially to my friends Tim Flannery + Shawon Dunston. Sure I picked the Tigers but what the hell: great team, friends there, and the manager's head is bigger than mine #Congrats #Giants
Congratulations to the SF Giants.
Congrats to the SF Giants!
Congratulations #SanFrancisco Giants and the fans.
Congrats to the #Giants. Well done.
A.D. Miles, head writer on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon:
Congrats to the Giants for winning the baseball championship! I mean, the Tigers tried, but the Giants were just a better ball club. #sports
Steve Austin, professional wrestler/actor:
CONGRATULATIONS TO SAN FRANSISCO GIANTS. MLB WORLD CHAMPIONS.
William Levy, telenovela star and former Dancing With the Stars contestant:
Congratulations to the SF Giants .. World Champions for the second time in the last 3 years.
SF GIANTS WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE IS THIS WEDNESDAY!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, SEE YOU THERE!!!!
Austin Carlile, singer:
GIANTS WIN AGAIN!!!! World series sweep baby!!!!!! Stayed awake here in London just to watch :) Bay area go hard!
Jeremy Passion, singer:
SF GIANTS ARE THE 2012 WORLD SERIES CHAMPS!!!! SAN FRANCISCO IS GOING NUTS!!!!
Jim Rome, sports talk show host:
Given their no-show, fitting that Detroit's biggest gun went down looking. Can't end the World Series with the bat on your shoulder.
Rick Reilly, ESPN broadcaster:
You win 7 straight games in late October you're probably going to win the World Series. Congrats #Giants
Meanwhile, Fox's The X Factor took the opportunity to remind viewers that the show is back to its regular schedule, with live shows starting:
Congrats to the [email protected]! #WorldSeries Champs! Know what this means?!? LIVE #xfactor shows begin on Thursday!