By WSJ Staff
Stars are weighing in on the possible demise of the Twinkie.
85-year-old Hostess Brands Inc., maker of such sweet snacks as Twinkies and Ding Dongs, today announced that it would go out of business after it was unable to reach agreement on pension and wage cuts with its bakers’ union.
From New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to actor Elijah Wood, some notable names weighed in on the end of Hostess. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, the fate of Hostess’s 30 brands probably will be in the hands of bankers and liquidators.
Hostess CEO Gregory Rayburn told CNBC today that the company will try to sell its famous brands. “I’m certainly hopeful we can sell the brands and that the brands can live on,” Rayburn said. “They are iconic.”
Here’s what some stars had to say on Twitter: