Obituary turns twitter against The Australian with #myozobit

THE Australian's obituary of bestselling and much-loved Australian author Colleen McCullough has turned social media against the paper. 

Thousands of Twitter and Facebook users have parodied the structure of the obituary under the hashtag #myozobit, which begins by making disparaging remarks about the deceased's physique before following up with an odd compliment. 

Colleen McCullough's obituary in The Australia
Colleen McCullough's obituary in The Australia Facebook

How will the Australian remember you? Comment below or use the hashtag #myozobit.

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