Twitter Reacts to Katherine Webb, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and More on 'Splash' Week

Ryan RudnanskySenior Writer IApril 16, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16:  Los Angeles Lakers legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar arrives for a ceremony to unveil a statue of himself at Staples Center on November 16, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Episode 5 of ABC's new show Splash kicked off on Tuesday, as celebrities and athletes alike battled to advance to the next round of the diving competition.

Former Cosby Show Keshia Knight Pulliam actress was the first to be eliminated in the competition, followed by Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh, former The Girls Next Door star Kendra Wilkinson and comedian Louie Anderson.

Miss Alabama 2012 Katherine Webb has staved off elimination twice already in the competition.

Here's a look at how it all went down on Splash on Tuesday, through the lens of Twitter.


Twitter Reaction

USA Diving, which has been giving Splash publicity throughout the show, started things off, drawing attention to Charissa Thompson and Joey Lawrence:

There was a big surprise on Tuesday, as Louie Anderson replaced Katherine Webb due to injury. 

David Portnoy of tweeted:

The return of Louie Anderson got the attention of one famous celebrity, Rosie O'Donnell:

Comedian/sports writer Rick Muscles quipped:

Michael Buckley of What the Buck?! tweeted:

World of Isaac captured a visual of Katherine Webb's disappointing exit from the show:

Former VH1 VJ/celebrity talk shot host Bobby Rivers couldn't believe what the world had come to:

Sports reporter Erin Cofiell congratulated Kareem Abdul-Jabbar for going through with his dive:

The host of On the Beat with Brett Jensen highlighted a scary moment for Abdul-Jabbar, when he appeared to injure himself on his dive:

Broadcast journalist Phil Latzman echoed what a lot of people have been saying about Splash:

Howard Cohen of the Miami Herald thought the popular Louie Anderson was getting favorable treatment from the judges:

Cohen, who is also a former competitive swimmer, was impressed with Drake & Josh star Drake Bell on Tuesday:

Canadian professional skier Rory Bushfield, who lost his wife Sarah Burke in a skiing accident in January 2012, executed a dive on Tuesday, as USA Diving noted:

After Louie Anderson was once again eliminated from the competition on Tuesday, USA Diving tweeted out the five remaining contestants in the show's first season:


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