Kim Kardashian’s Prayer for Israel Draws Death Threats
Woe to any celebrity who dares even publicly hint at support for Israel, lest he or she feel the wrath of fans lusting for the destruction of that embattled Middle Eastern democracy. Like pop singer Katy Perry last year, reality TV megastar Kim Kardashian found that out the hard way last week.
As Israel pushed back against Hamas recently with Operation Pillar of Defense, the normally apolitical Kardashian tweeted this simple note of concern: "Praying for everyone in Israel.” Well-meaning, right? Harmless, right? Not to the Israel-haters among her nearly 17 million Twitter followers, whose illiterate response was fast and furious. They bombarded her with angry, insulting tweets, some of which wished death upon her. "Ill pray you will die kim” spewed someone with the Twitter handle nashauzir. AishaJamil tweeted "pray for palestine not that f***ing israel. U’re so stupid!! U should die at there! Bitch.” "Go die in a hole full of sh*t” wrote MusUp_. (continue reading...)