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:


(hat tip: ToadonaWire)


The death wishes roll in:

Update: The pro-Israel tweet has been removed. 

Update: Kardashian has apologized.