Paris Hilton hits back at Nelson Mandela Twitter hoax

2013-12-06 10:11
Paris Hilton
Los Angeles - Paris Hilton hit out at a hoaxer who created a tweet pretending she had got the late Nelson Mandela confused with Martin Luther King.

The 32-year-old star slammed the ''stupid fake tweet'', which was disguised to look as though it had been written from her official Twitter account and alleged the blonde heiress thought the former South African President, who died on Thursday aged 95, was behind the I Have a Dream speech made famous by the Civil Rights Movement leader.

The fake tweet, which was retweeted by several Twitter users, read:

Paris Hilton's fake Mandela tweet
(Photo: Twitter)

After being inundated with messages of abuse online over the made up tweet, Paris hit back:

Shortly beforehand, Paris had tweeted a real tribute to the late anti-apartheid revolutionary, who died peacefully at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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