Paris Hilton slams 'stupid fake tweet'

Last updated 16:54 06/12/2013
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IT WASN'T ME: Paris Hilton has slammed a 'stupid fake tweet'

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Paris Hilton is disgusted with designers of "that stupid fake tweet".

Beloved South African leader Nelson Mandela has died and soon after news broke of his death a tweet allegedly written by Paris emerged on Twitter account @DeletedTweets.

The post, which looked like a screenshot from Hilton's Twitter profile, read: "RIP Nelson Mandela. Your 'I Have a Dream' speech was so inspiring. An amazing man."

Hilton is now refuting she ever wrote that caption, which clearly confuses Mandela with late American civil rights activist Martin Luther King.

"Whoever made that stupid fake tweet lacks respect to the loss the world is mourning right now. Same goes for all the blogs who ran with it," Hilton wrote tweeted to her over 12 million followers.

Hilton is in Miami attending the annual Art Basel festival and she was upset to see @DeletedTweets' post when she walked off the plane.

The star, 32, believes the hoax is simply disrespectful.

"Just landed & heard the sad new about Nelson Mandela," she wrote.

"He was a true Hero & the world is a better place because of him. May he rest in peace."

Nelson died at the age of 95 in Johannesburg surrounded by loved ones.

The South African nation's first black president is celebrated for putting an end to apartheid in the country, a system of laws that imposed severe segregation between whites and blacks.

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