FAKE WILL SMITH’s TRAYVON TWEET FUROR

Published on: March 27, 2012
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FAKE WILL SMITH’s TRAYVON TWEET FUROR

Dopey celebs re-Tweet Fake WILL SMITH Twitter comments about TRAYVON MARTIN and KIM KARDASHIAN igniting controversy.

A fake tweet claiming to be from the account of  Will Smith  connected the killing of Florida teen Trayvon Martin to the flour bombing of Kim Kardashian went viral on Twitter, The Hollywood Reporter revealed.

The tweet said "WE live in America where a girl that threw flour on Kim Kardashian was arrested on site But the man who KILLED Trayvon Martin is still free."

A screenshot of the Tweet also circulated attributing it to the account of @RealWillSmith including a picture of the actor. 

 The account @RealWillSmith  belongs to a white man from Nashville, TN.

The actual real Will Smith does not have a publicly known Twitter account.  

Among the celebs who have retweeted the faux Smith Tweet were Spike Lee and Rosie O'Donnell .

This isn’t the first fake Tweet from a  supposed celeb and it won’t be the last.