Breaking up is hard to do -- especially when the break-up excuse is generic ('It's not you, it's me'), embarrassing ('Your nails are too long') or just plan weird ('my pet died and I need some time to myself').

Here are some of the funniest #WorstBreakUpExcuse tweets.

The Snowden Excuse

The 'You Can't Twerk' Excuse

A Great Way to Translate Terrible Breakup Excuses


The Blunt 'You're Ugly' Excuse