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Kim Kardashian: I Got This! I Can Fix Twitter, Everyone!

Kim Kardashian is riding high these days.

And why shouldn’t she?

The often-maligned reality star achieved something legitimately impressive this month, talking President Donald Trump into commuting the sentence of a 63-year old name Alice Marie Johnson.

Johnson had been in prison for over two decades due to a non-violent drug offense and had been sentenced to spend her life behind bars.

But Kardashian’s activism on regard to this issue helped set Johnson free.

Now, Kim has set her sights on an even more challenging goal:

Convinving Twitter to FINALLY add an Edit button to its interface!

On Monday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star wrote on social media that she talked up Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey at a party and felt positive about the progress she made on this issue.

“I had a very good convo with @jack this weekend at Kanye’s bday and I think he really heard me out on the edit button,” wrote the 27-year old mother of three.

This whole Edit button thing has been an issue pretty much since Twitter burst on to the Internet scene.

As it stands now, one cannot go back in and change any spelling mistakes – or any mistakes or any nature – after a Tweet goes live.

One must either delete the original Tweet and post a new one, or share a second Tweet that amends the first Tweet.

We’d have to imagine this has become Kim’s new major cause after she met with President Trump, America’s most prominent terrible speller and misguided Twitter user.

(Remember the Covfefe disaster?)

Dorsey responded to Kim’s Tweet with one of his own, writing:

“Now I see why I was invited [to that party]!” to which the fashion maven responded:

“Hahaha never! Kanye loves you! But I had to bring it up.”

With the Edit button among the most pressing of concerns for the general public, Internet users jumped on their own accounts and showed Kardashian with praise for this effort.

“Thank you for your service Kim,” one fan tweeted, while another chimed in as follows:

“I third this motion.”

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Having an Edit option could have maybe benefited West a a few weeks ago after the rapper garnered major backlash for expressing his support for President Donald Trump.

The rapper called the Command-in-Chief his “brother” during a Twitter rant in April, prompting Kardashian to defend her husband… via Twitter, of course.

“When he spoke about Trump,” explained Kim. “Most people (including myself) have very different feelings & opinions about this.

“But this is HIS opinion. I believe in people being able to have their own opinions, even if really different from mine. He never said he agrees with his politics.”

Ideally, though, you just know Kardashian wishes she could have gone in and changed some of Kanye’s wording.

At some point down the line, perhaps she’ll be able to.

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Journalist Slams Anthony Bourdain as “Gaping Assh-le,” Gets Savaged on Twitter

The name David Leavitt might not be familiar to you, but there’s a very good chance you’ve seen his awful attempts at humor or insight clogging up your social media feeds.

Many people first became aware of Leavitt when he famously thought the correct way to respond to news of the Manchester bombing that claimed 22 lives was to make jokes at the expense of Ariana Grande.

“MULTIPLE CONFIRMED FATALITIES at Manchester Arena,” Leavitt tweeted.

“The last time I listened to Ariana Grande I almost died too.”

And folks, the rib-ticklers didn’t end there.

In response to criticism, Leavitt decided to keep his “dad-joke night in the Catskills” routine going by tweeting:

“Honestly, for over a year, I thought an Ariana Grande was something you ordered from Starbucks.”

Leavitt was swiftly and rightly roasted to a crisp on that memorable occasion, and while most people would’ve taken their licks and then happily limped back into obscurity, it seems he’s fallen in love with his new career as a professional troll.

As you’ve likely heard by now, the world awoke today to news that beloved chef, writer, and television personality Anthony Bourdain passed away.

It’s difficult to think of an international celebrity who cultivated such an intimate relationship with his fans, and millions are mourning a death that feels more personal than the passing of most public figures.

So leave it to Leavitt to solidify his reputation as the world’s most tone-deaf dumbass by thinking today would be a good day to settle his long-simmering feud with Bourdain.

In the wake of the Manchester incident, Bourdain was one of thousands who pointed out to Leavitt that he’s the very worst kind of person.

“You, sir, are truly a steaming, gaping,” Bourdain tweeted with his trademark candor.

When Anthony Bourdain describes you as a piece of anatomy he wouldn’t eat on the Mekong Delta in front of a camera crew, you know you effed up, and it seems Leavitt really took the insult to heart.

“Selfishly taking your own life and hurting your friends and family makes you the steaming, gaping asshole Anthony Bourdain,” Leavitt tweeted this afternoon.

He then doubled down by 

“You don’t go to heaven when you kill yourself. It’s incredibly selfish. Don’t do it,” he tweeted, adding:

If you’re religious, then you believe there’s a special place in hell or purgatory for people like Anthony Bourdain who take their own lives.

Leavitt then attempted to score points on Kate Spade’s suicide, accusing the late designer of courting depression by chasing “material goods and ego boosts.”

After being ratioed within an inch of his life and losing over 1,000 followers in an hour, Leavitt attempted to backtrack and play the old “actually, I’m more affected by this tragedy than you are” card.

“A couple close friends have taken their lives,” he tweeted.

“That’s why I’m opinionated on this.”

It’s hard to know what to say when a life as big and bold as Anthony Bourdain’s ends in such a tragic fashion, so we’ll just encourage you to call the National Suicide Prevention hotline at 1-800-273-8255 if you’re plagued by thoughts of self harm.

Oh, and don’t follow David Leavitt on Twitter. 

That’s just sound advice for everyone.

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Buffalo Wild Wings Twitter Gets Hacked, Racist and Vulgar Tweets Deleted

Buffalo Wild Wings just became the latest victim of an apparent Twitter hacking — perhaps by the Russians, perhaps by a rogue employee — but either way … it wasn’t very nice. The sports bar franchise’s official Twitter page fired off several…

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Kim Kardashian Meets with Donald Trump (And Twitter Can’t Handle It)

Kim Kardashian took up a cause this week that had nothing to do with scantily-clad Instagram photos or unhealthy weight loss methods.

Instead, the reality star met with President Donald Trump.

She actually got a meeting with the Commander-in-Chief in order to discuss the general topic of prison reform and the specific topic of Alice Marie Johnson, a 62-year old who is serving a lifetime jail sentence for money laundering and drug charges.

Kim thinks this is an example of a system that overly punishes certain non-violent offenders.

And she isn't alone is thinking so.

But this is Kim Kardashian and this is Donald Trump and even if the former had an admirable reason for visiting with the latter, such a get together was clearly going to drive Twitter insane.

As you can see below, social media users did not disappoint with their reactions…

1. The Photo We Never Thought We’d See

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Kim is making like her husband in this photo alongside President Trump. She doesn’t look thrilled to be there, does she?

2. Check Us Out, Kanye!

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“Great meeting with @KimKardashian today, talked about prison reform and sentencing,” Trump Tweeted along with the image.

3. All for Alice

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As you can see above, Kim tried to stay on topic with her responses to the meeting. She cited Johnson and her reason for wanting to talk with the President.

4. Best Front Page Ever?

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As we said previously, this meeting shouldn’t really have been mocked because prison reform is a legit issue and at least Kim is focusing on something other than weight loss corsets — but we still laughed at this New York Post headline.

5. Hate Her or Despise Her…

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… Kardashian has a loyal following. Don’t you want them made aware of this issue?

6. Will the Meeting Accomplish Anything?

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Of course not. But if it simply raises awareness of prison reform among young people, then Kim has done her job.

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Roseanne Gets All Racist on Twitter, Prompts Sitcom Cancelation

Roseanne Barr is at it again.

Although the comedian/actress claims she’ll never be at it ever again after this.

Allow us to explain…

The controversial star, whose rebooted sitcom dominated the ratings this fall and which has already been renewed for Season 11, caused quite an uproar on Twitter today after responding to a comment about Valerie Jarrett.

Jarrett is a close friend of former President Barack Obama and worked as a top-level White House advisor to the ex-Commander-in-Chief.

Using Jarrett’s initials in a message to her followers, Roseanne wrote early on Tuesday that Jarrett is the result of what would happen is the “Muslim brotherhood [and] planet of the apes had a baby.”

We should note here that Jarrett is African-America.

Barr sucks

Shortly after spewing this racist nonsense to the world, Roseanne claimed she is quitting social media and offered an apology that reads as follows:

“I apologize to Valerie Jarrett and to all Americans. I am truly sorry for making a bad joke about her politics and her looks. I should have known better. Forgive me – my joke as in bad taste.”

This Mea Culpa has largely fell on deaf ears, however.

Ever since returning to the public eye with her popular sitcom, Roseanne has been saying cruel things, spreading Conservative conspiracy theories and generally acting like… Roseanne.

She once said Hillary Clinton should commit suicide and that Democrats were involved in a child sex-trafficking ring based out of a New York City pizzeria.

A movement to boycott her show cropped up in March as a result of Barr’s past Nazi remarks.

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Roseanne has also feuded with adult film star Stormy Daniels over the topic of anal sex.

We really wish we were making that up, trust us.

In the wake of Roseanne’s latest racist insult, veteran comedian Wanda Sykes resigned as a writer on the sitcom.

Many other celebrities have also had their voices heard on the topic.

There was this from Don Cheadle:

you can take @RoseanneOnABC out of racism but you can’t take the racism out of @therealroseanne …

And this from Roseanne actress Sara Gilbert:

Roseanne’s recent comments about Valerie Jarrett, and so much more, are abhorrent and do not reflect the beliefs of our cast and crew or anyone associated with our show.

I am disappointed in her actions to say the least.

UPDATE: Wow, ABC has just announced that Season 11 of Roseanne has actually been scrapped.

In a statement, Channing Dungey, president of ABC statement said the following:

“Roseanne’s Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show.”

Doesn’t get much more straightforward than that.

Expect television viewers, along with folks from both sides of the political aisle, to have a lot to say over this decision.

Where do YOU stand on it?

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Subway Fail: No One Votes in Saddest Twitter Poll

This is either a huge embarrassment or the most unexpected marketing scheme that we've seen in a while.

So, the Twitter account for Subway restaurants in Canada tweeted out a pair of polls.

Everybody loves to vote in polls, and people on the internet tend to have strong opinions about anything. Movies, rebooted children's cartoons, politics, and yes, fast food.

Somehow — and this has stumped quite a few people — this social media account, with 135,000 followers, managed to get zero votes on both polls.

People like to make fun of Subway, even though their food is delicious (it is; maybe you're just ordering the wrong things). Possibly because their most famous spokesperson turned out to be a monster.

But is their popularity really hurting so badly that no one even noticed a pair of polls untilt he results — 0 votes in all categories — had been posted?

Or is this a new and strangely genius social media marketing scheme?

Take a look:

1. First came the Bread Bae poll

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Though the obvious correct answer is 9-Grain Honey Oat, the poll somehow garnered ZERO responses. From 135,000 followers.

2. They tried it again, this time with greek ingredients

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Since feta is bad and tomatoes are inedible, the obvious answer was tzatziki. And yet, again, they garnered no votes.

3. Followers took notice

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This person appears to have been attempting to … neg … Subway?

4. Others wondered how it could be possible

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We’ll notice that their social media engagement is fine.

5. This person tried to "vote" in a reply

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A reply after the fact is not the same as a vote. For examples, see Brexit and the 2016 American election.

6. While some tried to troll, others showered Subway with compliments

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People who don’t vote SHOULD be shamed.

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