25 Unforgettable Social Media Blunders By Celebrities

POSTED BY Naseema Perveen, UPDATED ON February 22nd, 2024
Unforgettable Social Media Blunders by Celebrities

Technological advancements have swept the world, and online interaction is the norm of the day. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and more, has given us unrestricted access to one another (friends, family, fans, celebs, etc). This media also gives celebrities a platform to communicate with their fans and share their lives with the world. And though, it gives them the freedom to share their thoughts with people around the globe, at the same time with this freedom comes great responsibility. Some celebs, unfortunately, don’t understand this and show irresponsible behavior leading to some of the worst social media blunders imaginable. We today have compiled a list of the top 25 unforgettable social media blunders by celebrities:


25. 50 Cent Acts Like a Crybaby

50 Cent complained about his grandmother

The famous rapper Curtis James Jackson III (commonly known as 50 Cent) tried to complain about his grandmother when she made him take the garbage out:

“I can’t believe my grandmothers making me take Out the garbage I’m rich f—k this I’m going home I don’t need this s—t.”

His tweet proved that he is not a better grandson and he was truly surprised by the reaction of his fans. This story trended on social media for a very long time.


24. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wields a Knife

social media blunder by arnold schwarzenegger

The ex-Californian Governor posted a 27-second long video clip on Twitter in which he had a two-foot-long knife and this video message was posted to thank the followers for their budget-balancing ideas as the state tried to fix a $26 billion deficit.


23. Fan Level: Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban fine

Though Mark Cuban is not the owner of the Dallas Mavericks. he is the team’s biggest fan and has been in trouble several times due to his careless arguments. He was fine worth $ 25,000 in 2009 after he tweeted:

“how do they not call a tech on JR Smith for coming off the bench to taunt our player on the ground?” To which he responded, “Can’t say no one makes money from twitter now. The NBA does.”


22. Beyonce’s Photoshopped Curves

Beyonce Social Media Blunder 2015

Image Source: Sky News

A photo popped up on Beyonce’s Tumbler feed and caught the attention of internet Photoshop detectives right away. The poor Photoshop touch-up was so obvious thanks to the funky stuff going on with her left arm that almost all major online publishers noticed and pointed it out.


21. Joseline’s Twitter Binge

joseline hernandez twitter hacked

Although Joseline Hernandez claimed that her Twitter account was compromised some of the shared pictures depicting domestic violence showed an uncanny resemblance with her face and her hacked account claim didn’t convince her followers much.


20. Madonna’s Questionable Parenting Moment

Madonna social media blunder

Madonna faced a lot of trouble when she posted a picture of her 13-year-old son along with his pals captioning “The party’s just begun”, with liquor bottles in their hands.

Her son was simply too young to have drugs.


19. Call Me! Love, Charlie

Charlie Sheen gives number to Bieber

Intending to send his number to Justin Bieber, Charlie Sheen publicly tweeted it to Biebs. It taught him a big lesson to be more discreet about phone numbers after he received non-stop calls for days.


18. Jessica Wright’s Sympathies

Jessica Wright controversial tweet

Given the fact that the North Korean leader was a dictator, very few people were sympathetic to his death in 2011.

But, to much surprise, Jessica Wright tweeted: “Rest in Peace.” – which resulted in a nasty backlash from her followers.


17. Brandi Glanville Posted A Profanity Filled Email

Brandi Glanville email controversy

During the conflagration between Eddie Cibrian, his wife LeAnn Rimes, and his ex Brandi Glanville, Brandi posted a very offensive old email that she sent to Cibrian once. Since it didn’t help her much and received criticism, she took it down later on and tweeted:

“I am taking email down I was in defense mode.”


16. Alison Pill’s Reckless Behavior

Alison Pill social media mistake

While trying to send it to her fiancé, she accidentally tweeted her topless picture publicly. Luckily her fiance replied hilariously calling her a “dork.”

Then Alison tweeted:

“Yep. That picture happened. Ugh. My tech issues have now reached new heights, apparently. How a deletion turned into a tweet…Aploligies.”


15. Naomi Broady And David Rice

Naomi Broady And David Rice

After they posted pictures (one shown above) of eating junk food and getting drunk on their Facebook profiles, The Lawn Tennis Association suspended both the young English tennis stars.

The photo captioning, “Me drunk for a change” caught public attention and caused a major public outcry.


14. Kris Jenner’s Wonder Woman Costume

Kris Jenner wonder woman controversy social media

The 56-year-old Kris Jenner gained a lot of attention when she tweeted a picture of herself in a Wonder Woman costume. She was unable to notice that her top showed off more than what she expected. She tweeted later:

“Jeeeez what’s all the fuss about?!!! It’s just an innocent nip slip, happens to the best of us,”


13. Spike Lee Tweets Fake George Zimmerman Address

spike lee retweet

Spike Lee was in trouble after he tweeted an address that he considered fake but turned out to be valid. He not only apologized to the family but also ended up compensating William George Zimmerman after they were harassed. He tweeted:

“I deeply apologize to the McClain family for re-tweeting their address.”


12. Kim Kardashian’s Confused Stance

Social Media Mistake by Kim Kardashian

Her attempt to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict went wrong in November 2012 she wrote:

“Praying for everyone in Israel!”

After one of the followers bashed her for supporting Israel she quickly responded “praying for everyone in Palestine.” Shortly she removed both of her tweets and apologized publicly.


11. Rob Kardashian Pretends he is Enrolled in Law School

online mistake by Rob Kardashian

Even though he didn’t apply for Law School at the University of Southern California, he pretended on Twitter that he was excited to attend the school and tweeted with the hashtag #UniversityfouthernCal.”

The university tweeted later:

“Rob Kardashian isn’t coming here, but we’re glad he’s a Trojan fan”


10. Ochocinco Tweeted During the Game

Ochocinco tweet blunder

He was charged with a penalty of $25,000 for using an electronic device and posting tweets in the middle of a pre-season game. After apologizing publicly in his earlier statement he later tweeted:

“I’ve been fined by the league a substantial amount of money for tweeting, 1st time twitter hasn’t made me money but cost me money.”


9. Ashton Kutcher’s Meager Knowledge

Ashton Kutcher social media controversy

Ashton turned over his Twitter account to a media management company after he unknowingly tweeted in support of the popular football coach Joe Paterno, who was involved in a child abuse scandal, and received a lot of criticism.


8. Kenneth Cole’s Egypt Gaffe

Kenneth Cole

An attempt at self-marketing by the famous fashion designer went wrong when he tweeted this during the recent Egyptian revolution days:

“Millions are in uproar in #Cairo. Rumor is they heard our new spring collection is available online.”

He publicly apologized for the tweet later on.


7. Floyd Mayweather’s Mean Meme About Oscar De La Hoya

Floyd Mayweather’s Meme

Although Floyd claimed that he didn’t post the nasty meme about Oscar De La Hoya on Instagram and apologized for all the fiasco, the meme went viral before getting deleted and made his fans angry.


6. Lil Jon’s Out of Patience

Social Media Blunder by Lil Jon

A small portion of your followers might tolerate crude humor, but the majority of others can’t handle it. This is a lesson that Lil Jon learned in September 2010 when he tweed this:



5. Gilbert Gottfried’s Offending Jokes


The famous comedian was removed from his role as a voice actor for Aflac’s duck mascot after he jokingly linked his matter with a national tragedy (the devastating tsunami in Japan in 2011):

“I just split up with my girlfriend, but like the Japanese say, They’ll be another one floating by any minute now.”


4. Sarah Palin vs Barack ‘Hussein’ Obama

Sarah Palin Social Media Blunder

Image Copyright: Fox News

In September 2010, she received a lot of public criticism for her extreme anti-Obama tweets in which she claimed Obama to be a Muslim Taliban:

“The Blood of Jesus against Obama. History made 4 Nov 2008 A Taliban Muslim Illegally Elected. President USA: Hussein.”

Later on, she accepted it to be a mistake and apologized.


3. Sherri Shepherd

Sherri Shepherd tweet

Her phone probably turned on the auto-correct in June 2011 which made her tweet go viral:

“OMG just woke up and my r ear is plugged- tried everything-yawning… pinching my nose, closing mouth and pushing out breath… won’t stop.”


2. Al Roker’s Law-Breaking Tweets

Al Rocker

Al Rocker broke the rule of taking photos in the courtroom and shared them with his Twitter followers which clearly showed the jurors (forbidden in law) leading to a backlash.


1. Tyrese’s Impulsive Tweets

Tyrese controversial tweet

His continuous distinguished sex dialogues of September 2012 made him an absolute goldmine of unintentionally hilarious Tweets. Here’s a classic one:

“Every stroke counts when you’re swimming inside the right one… Sex f***ing, ALLLLL feels like love making… when you’re with the right one.”

He surely knows how to set social media blunder examples for other celebs.

Did we miss any unforgettable social media blunders by celebs? Please let us know in the comments below!

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