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:

https://twitter.com/FJE_/status/269452727833206784

https://twitter.com/SheikhaA_/status/269452773182025729

https://twitter.com/MitraFarhan/status/269450389861068800

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:

https://twitter.com/KimKardashian/status/269447038742171648

Lesson learned:

https://twitter.com/hoetbh/status/269450492864782336

Ouch:

(hat tip: ToadonaWire)

Update:

The death wishes roll in:

https://twitter.com/HBilani/status/269461162695987200

https://twitter.com/Ifran_sheikh/status/269460426318815233

https://twitter.com/nashauzir/status/269459906149621760

https://twitter.com/MadihahNafeez/status/269457015997362176

https://twitter.com/Dalila_Elshaer/status/269457221258194944

Update: The pro-Israel tweet has been removed. 

Update: Kardashian has apologized.

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