‘Steel Magnolias’: What viewers are saying

'Steel Magnolias' Poster Featuring Queen LatifahThe highly anticipated television adaptation of Steel Magnolias aired Sunday night and immediately sent twitter users into a frenzy. The telepic received mixed, but mostly negative reviews on twitter.

Academy Award nominee Queen Latifah stars in and executive produced the project. She reprised the role of M’Lynn, a character made famous by Sally Field. Latifah was joined by an all-star cast that included Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad as Clairee, Golden Globe and multiple Emmy winner Alfre Woodard as Ouiser, Grammy winner Jill Scott as Truvy, Adepero Oduye as Annelle, and Tony nominee Condola Rashad as Shelby.

We scanned twitter for reactions to the film and chose the most insightful responses. Viewers ridiculed some cast members for their less than stellar southern accents, lack of chemistry, and subdued emotional performances.

Tell us what you thought about Steel Magnolias.