Bystander live-Tweets young couple’s rooftop break-up

“A couple is breaking up on my roof right now,” tweets New York comic Kyle Ayers last Saturday. “I was just trying to enjoy the view. Now I will live tweet the breakup. #roofbreakup”

I’m pretty sure this is what Twitter was created for.

Ayers, a writer for Laugh Staff and Korked Bats, took a potentially awkward encounter with a dramatic New York couple at the end of their relationship and saw the opportunity to share the comedy gold with the world wide web.

With the help of the hashtag #roofbreakup, Ayers first tweet about the experience received over 400 re-tweets and over a hundred re-tweets for each post thereafter.

According to the comic, the conversation went something like this: