Paris Hilton Puts Fake Mandela Tweet on Blast
After the news of Nelson Mandela's death broke on Thursday, celebrities took to Twitter to mourn; sharing special thoughts and memories of the man called "Madiba." But one tweet began raising eyebrows across the web. What appeared to be a tweet by Paris Hilton confusing Mandela with Martin Luther King instantly became fodder, but that tweet was fake. It was not posted by Paris Hilton -- it didn't even appear on Hilton's Twitter. It was just a bit of Photoshop "magic" that the web is now crediting to the @DeletedTweets account.
Paris was on a flight to Miami at the time the fake tweet was alleged to have been posted. Upon landing, she tweeted:
fake distasteful pathetic tweet here: