Well mostly. There have been reports of wank, but mostly I've just seen hilarity. Or maybe I just hang out in all the right places.
comic from dorkly
But really,the best reaction is this meme:
BREAKING: GEORGE R.R. MARTIN, AUTHOR OF THE "A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE" SERIES, REGRETS KILLING OFF RENLY BARATHEON
"I fucked up," Martin said in a recent interview. "I fucked up. I fucked up. I fucked up. I fucked up. I fucked up. I'm sorry. I'm trash."
"Oh Romeo, No Romeo, it should have been Mercutio"
William Shakespeare in a recent interview With Us Weekly
In other news: Jane Austen rises from her grave to claim that she regrets Mr Darcy and Elizabeth ending up together. "Mr Wickham was probs the way to go." Fandom is shocked and confused.
In a new interview, Arthur Conan Doyle reveals that he regrets making John Watson and Mary Morstan marry. He also regrets bringing Sherlock Holmes back to life. Actually, he regrets everything. He hates Sherlock Holmes. He hates every single one of you. "Why can't you leave me alone," he says.
Oh, and this awesome reaction to the way the media is reacting: