What's the skinny on this scary prediction? Here's a sampling of comments:
Martha Stewart: "Be prepared. Pack yourself some nice take-out meals that travel REALLY well."
Queen Elizabeth II: "I'm not leaving without my tiara, my royal robes, and my purse."
Entrepreneur Donald Trump: "I STILL may run for president."
Twitter executive: "Send some good-bye tweets, but remember to keep them to 140 characters or fewer. The rules don't change, just because the world is ending."
Chicken (The Sky is Falling) Little: "I told you so! I told you so! You should have listened to me a long time ago."
Lady Gaga: "A least I got to kiss Mayor Bloomberg before my trip. It was better than wearing a meat dress or riding around in an egg."
Dick Clark: "I'll be back next New Year's Eve."
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos: "Buy an Amazon Kindle and pack it with books for your trip."
John Boehner, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives: "You know what Lesley Gore says: It's my party, and I'll cry if I want to..."
Gail Farrelly, spoof writer: "If you were foolish enough to make New Year resolutions, break them right now and have a blast doing it. Happy New Year!"