If Drake’s reaction to his Rolling Stone cover being cut this week was a bit over the top, then the reaction of some twitter users borders on downright insane. Here’s the rundown. After Drake’s cover was pulled without warning by Rolling Stone, to be replaced with the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, the Canadian rapper got upset. And like most of his peers, he took to Twitter to pen the following gem: “I'm disgusted with that. RIP to Philip Seymour Hoffman. All respect due. But the press is evil.”

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"Evil" wouldn't have been our first choice of word.

The tweet has now been deleted (as has been the one directed at Kanye West), but screenshots of it are still floating around the ether. It certainly wasn’t a classy move on Drake’s part, especially since he continued his rant later, saying:

After online backlash, Drake issued a half-hearted non-apology - “"I apologize to anybody who took my initial comments out of context” is the closest he gets to an actual apology – but the damage was already done. The “damage” in this case being a barrage of tweets, directed at the rapper with various degrees of anger. Some were downright vicious. Some tweets were only slightly annoyed: