Kim Kardashian tweets support for Israel; backtracks after haters hate; Update: Death wishes pour in; Update: Tweet has been deleted; Update: Kardashian apologizes

For better or worse, when Kim Kardashian tweets, people listen. Her tweet this morning in support of Israel immediately set off a chain of hateful rebukes and threats from Hamas supporters and Muslim fans:

Guess she wasn’t paying attention when Katy Perry tweeted “Pray for Israel” in August 2011 with similar results.

Five minutes after her initial tweet, Kardashian hastily mollified the mob:

Lesson learned:

Ouch:

(hat tip: ToadonaWire)

Update:

The death wishes roll in:

Update: The pro-Israel tweet has been removed. 

Update: Kardashian has apologized.

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