He posted two tweets about Marius, raging against the zoo's breeding practices and paying tribute to the young giraffe.
The singing in the film is very uneven (though Eddie Redmayne was a very pleasant surprise as Marius).
Marius is a Roman soldier whose father is killed and he goes to avenge the death.
Last Sunday Marius, a 2-year-old giraffe, was slaughtered at the Copenhagen Zoo.
Over the span of his tragically short life, we doubt young Marius ever imagined a sobbing Kirstie Alley tweeting on his behalf.
Of course, I remember her, my dear; she was here two seasons back—how long Marius is!
Marius's heart sank within him, as sinks a stone through water.
Marius post bellum Numidicum iterum cnsul cretus bellumque e contr Cimbrs3 et Teutons dcrtum est.
"To ward off possible traitors," she told him, and Marius smiled and wagged his head.
A feeling of pity for mademoiselle—perhaps of no more than decency—now overcame Marius.
masc. proper name, from Latin Marius, name of a Roman gens.