Sir David Attenborough was interviewed on Radio 1 this morning and naturally it got people talking.
In fact, so many people that his name began to trend on Twitter.
"Trending UK:10:01 AM GMT"
6. Billie Whitelaw
8. David Attenborough
9. Santa— TrendieUK - Trends (@TrendieUK) December 22, 2014
Thing is, when a national treasure of a certain age trends on Twitter people tend to assume the worst.
seeing David Attenborough in the trends and fearing the worst— blane (@blaaane) December 22, 2014
Seeing David Attenborough trending and fearing the worst every time— Ǝ (@_DxmBillingtxn) December 22, 2014
Thankfully the old boy is absolutely fine.
I hate it when I see David Attenborough trending I fear the worse TF he is ok.— Fanxxxxtastic-Trada (@Fanxxxxtastic) December 22, 2014
Always makes my heart skip a bit when I see David Attenborough trending without having seen any news this morning...He's fine! #Legend— Kim Carberry (@NorthumMam) December 22, 2014
On a completely separate note, here he is saying boo to a sloth.
David Attenborough trending and my heart skips a beat. It's cool guys, we're safe. For now.— Graham Abrey (@Hoorayham) December 22, 2014
Just saw David Attenborough trending & had a mini heart attack...luckily he's alive and well #legend— Scott Cowley (@Chicaned02) December 22, 2014
In fact, it simply became a lovely opportunity to reaffirm how much we love the man.
So nice to see David Attenborough trending! This man is a living legend and a hero! Not just for his work with wildlife, but also BBC2 😍😍😍💕— PZ (@pzdesigns) December 22, 2014
Sir David Attenborough on radio one. They've finally done something right. #legend— Lewis David (@LewDaUk) December 22, 2014
Thankyou Sir David Attenborough for a great interview. An honour pic.twitter.com/rFzUbZ3Sdx— Scott Mills (@scott_mills) December 22, 2014
Oh, and here he is playing with a baby rhino...
David Attenborough is a proper legend! What a guy— Matty Oag (@MattyOag) December 22, 2014
Sir David Attenborough ❤️ my hero @BBCR1— Megαn Price (@megs32_) December 22, 2014
And it's not just Twitter that assumes the worst...
Sir David, we salute you and wish you many more years of bringing us your soothing tones.Suggest a correction