29 March 2013

Nigeria: Fake Tweet: Kim Kardashian Denies Insulting Nigerians

American celeb Kim Kardashian has come out to publicly deny that she insulted Nigerians on her twitter account claiming that somebody used her name to send a fake tweet.

Kim K was reacting to a fake tweet posted on Tuesday March 26. The tweet showed the TV star making an expensive joke over her trip to Nigeria and it immediately went viral. The reality show celeb received loads of negative comments from angry Nigerians on the social network one of which was Nigerian rapper, 2Shotz.

It was later discovered that the tweet was fake when the impostor responding to the negative comments by aggrieved followers  sent a tweet that revealed it could not have been from the American celeb.

The tweet read: 'I wld av replied Nigerians but i don't want to say anything and my oga at the top would say another thing'.

Kim K however expressed shock and disappointment at the development.

'I see there's a photo shopped tweet floating around, supposedly something I said about Nigeria. That was NOT me, or my feelings', she tweeted hours ago, reacting to the drama for the first time. That fake tweet is very disturbing & I would NEVER EVER tweet something like that', she tweeted on her account. Some of her comments are below.

Kim Kardashian: I didn't tweet anything negative about Nigeria and its women http://shar.es/dWrjy  via @sharethis

Kim Kardashian visited Nigeria for the first time in February 2013 for R&B Nigerian singer, Darey's 'Love Like a Movie' music concert in Lagos and she was alleged to have been paid $5000 for appearing for some minutes at the show. This caused a lot of criticism as Nigerians vented their anger on the organizers over the wastage of funds just for dazzling beauty to male an appearance.

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