If people are really saying they are gonna cut themselves cuz Justin Bieber could've smoked some weed the world really is coming to an end!—
Miley Ray Cyrus (@MileyCyrus) January 08, 2013
As Twitchy reported, twisted 4chan hoaxers propagated a sickening set of hashtags encouraging Justin Bieber fans to cut themselves out of grief over him smoking marijuana. Whether or not they initially realized it was a hoax, many people were shocked and saddened that self-harm was being trivialized. Miley Cyrus retweeted this message yesterday:
Today, she doubled down:
That’s good advice. The despicable 4chan trolls ought to take it, too.