Twitter reacted to great news on Sunday morning when we learned Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has awoke from his coma. According to reports, Gibb is responding well and communicating with family members.
Spokesman Doug Wright said he was able to nod and communicate with his family who have held a constant vigil at his beside in a central London hospital.
The 62-year-old fell into a coma after contracting pneumonia in his battle against colon and liver cancer.
Gibb’s wife Dwina has revealed he cried when she played him Roy Orbison’s 1962 song Crying.
Fellow Bee Gees star Barry Gibb had also been singing to his brother to try to rouse him.
so happy that robin gibb woke up! sending lots of love and and light to my fave bee gee. still the best concert i've ever seen in my life
— Belinda Carlisle (@belindaofficial) April 22, 2012
Robin Gibb is out of his coma & communicating with his family? Wow. That's awesome.
— Jeff G. (@Gerb3X) April 22, 2012
Finally, music receives some good news: Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees woke up from his coma.
— Mike (@MrHallowBastion) April 22, 2012
So happy to hear Robin Gibb..is staying aliiive!!!!! Ha…more good news please!!!!
— ~♥Princess♥Sparkle♥~ (@IcedQueenB) April 22, 2012
Robin Gibb awoke from his coma, that is awesome I prayed for dude too yo
— 976-GRIPP¹ (@gripp1) April 22, 2012
Robin gibb wakes up from coma. Ah ah ah I'm staying alive…staying alive
— John Lee (@johnwmlee) April 22, 2012