9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media

Lil' Kim would like you to buy her a pricey baby gift...
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 18, 2014 3:20 PM CDT
9 Celebrities Behaving Badly on Social Media
Singer Rihanna watches the Los Angeles Clippers play the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second half of Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

(Newser) – Rihanna got into hot water this week after she mocked a young fan on Twitter. Alexis Carter, 16, wore a Rihanna-inspired outfit to her recent prom; her picture went viral, and Twitter users started comparing her to a bat thanks to the outfit's "wing-like attachments." Carter was shocked when Rihanna jumped on the bandwagon. Ri-ri doesn't "love her fans like she says she does," Carter said—and Rihanna has angered another young fan on Twitter before. But she's far from the only celebrity to behave badly on social media:

  • Um, this is rather tacky: Lil' Kim recently Instagrammed information on her baby registry, instructing fans where they can send any gifts they purchase ... gifts like a $7,899 pram, a $1,648 crib, or a bunch of pricey Tiffany jewelry.
  • In 2012, Lady Gaga thought it would be a good idea to tweet using the hashtag #PopSingersDontEat—despite the fact that she's spoken out on the importance of healthy body image.

Click for 3 more stars who should step away from Twitter, including one who thinks it's funny to tweet out phone numbers. Or, for a nice change of pace, check out 5 stars you actually should follow on Twitter. (Read more Twitter stories.)

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