"How do you fire Jo Pa? #insult #noclass as a hawkeye fan I find it in poor taste," tweeted Kutcher, before realising the Penn State football coach had actually been fired in relation to a sexual abuse scandal.
Moral of the story? If you’re going to comment on news articles, at least make sure you’ve read them.
Sam Smith tweeted an apology for missing a show in Nashville, saying he was too sick to perform. Three hours later, he was tweeting about having the “best night EVER” in a karaoke bar.
While it may seem like your tweets are lost in the void once you hit ‘send’, they’re not — and they can come back to haunt you, especially if you contradict yourself.
Lindsay Lohan was publicly humiliating herself long before Twitter, which makes her public call for everyone to calm down and think positive seem even more embarrassing.
“WHY is everyone in SUCH a panic about hurricane (I’m calling it Sally)..? Stop projecting negativity! Think positive and pray for peace,” she tweeted. From someone who projected negativity through the first half of their twenties, this seems a little hypocritical.
Readers: how have YOU embarrassed yourself online? And what are your favorite celebrity social media fails? Let us know in the comments!