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Racists Twitter Trolls are Lying About Being Assaulted at ‘Black Panther’ Screenings

Racists Twitter Trolls are Lying About Being Assaulted at ‘Black Panther’ Screenings

Trolls Are Posting Fake Claims Of Being Assaulted At Showings Of "Black Panther"
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Trolls Are Posting Fake Claims Of Being Assaulted At Showings Of "Black Panther"
Source: IMDb

Trolls won’t stop us from enjoying Black Panther 

The enthusiasm around Black Panther has been building up for months. Naturally, there are now forces out there trying to diminish some of that joy. 

On Thursday evening, the night Black Panther was officially released, multiple users started making posts on Twitter saying that they got assaulted while seeing the movie.

Of, course they were fake.

READ: Black Panther is a Masterpiece & the Only Black Alternate Reality Worth Inhabiting [Review]

Not only were they fake, but they used pics of real victims for their troll. One example is the user who used a picture of Colbie Holderness, the ex-wife of disgraced white house employee Rob Porter.

Of course, stuff like this doesn’t fool anyone who is even remotely savvy. Users could see the troll move from a mile away:

READ: Black Panther Author Todd Steven Burroughs Says Movie Hoopla Is The “Superhero Equivalent Of ‘Roots’” [Interview]

It’s not clear who is doing this, but we could safely assume it’s racists. (Or maybe Russian bots?)

If you see anything fishy. just do a quick Google image search for more information.

H/T: Buzzfeed

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