Elle Magazine came on fire Thursday to send a fake tweet to its 6.8 million followers claiming Kim Kardashian and…
Elle Magazine came on fire Thursday to send a fake tweet to its 6.8 million followers claiming Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are “divisions” – but the attached links directed readers to register to vote in the upcoming mid-term election .
“Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Divide”, Elle’s verified account tweeted with emojis of a broken heart and panic face.
Rated readers who clicked this link for more information directed to a “Register to Poll” page. 19659004] “Until now, in the primaries, women have long established and created historical races, all while redefining how it appears to be a woman in politics. And now you have the opportunity to vote for them or who you choose in the mid-term election” read the page where readers were waiting for details about the power of alleged split.
The misleading tweet sniffed quickly as “click bait” and ” trash nonsense ” by followers. There is no real story about any breakup of the celebrity couple’s marriage on Elles website. West and Kardashian have been married since 2014 and have three children – the rap legend recently made headlines with a high public White House visit where he talked to President Trump about a series of questions.
“Kim and Kanye do not divide, and Elle is cruelly spread fake news about other people’s marriage to try to make people vote.” This is sick, “Daily Caller media editor Amber Athey tweeted. “It’s a matter for random Twitter users to do this, but Elle is a verified account saying they’re going to share” news. ” “It’s unacceptable to spread false content.”
Axios & Bubba Atkinson did not allow smart – it utilizes the situation. There are smarter ways to do it without lying in a climate where media confidence is crazy. “
Reporter Britteny Hopper Replied “You give journalists a bad name. This is terrible.” So unethical, “while BuzzFeeds Ryan Mac simply wrote Remove this. “
HuffPost’s political editor Ariel Edwards-Levy wrote ” This is a link to a voting registration page, which means that all readers are not interested in voting if they are not fooled by it fake celeb breakingup news, which seems … super insulting to all readers, really? “
” Fraudful practices are generally frowned upon In terms of electioning, social media guru Jerry Dunleavy wrote.
At the same time, CNN called star’s political reporter Chris Cillizza Elles tweet “brilliant.”
Elle is owned by Hearst, one of the world’s largest publishing companies. Hearst did not respond immediately to a request for comment.
Rep West and Cardiffian Residents did not respond immediately to a request for comments.