The Twitter account for E! Online was hacked on Saturday by a group which quickly began spreading false Justin Bieber gossip to its 5 million followers.
“Exclusive: Justin Bieber to E!online: I’m a gay,” the page announced, prompting 1,200 retweets and 351 favorites.
Moments later another tweet appeared, throwing his ex-girlfriend Spring Breakers star Selena Gomez into the limelight.
"Exclusive: Selena Gomez tells E! she will fully supporting Justin in his coming out."
The group, who call themselves the Syrian Electronic Army admitted the hacking.
The SEA was also behind the April hijacking of The Associated Press Twitter feed. E! suspended its Twitter account following the account invasion.
Justin Bieber is currently on his international tour (WENN)
“Our account @eonline has been compromised and some incorrect information was sent out. We're working with Twitter now to fix this,” they wrote on the E! News page.
Another tweet also claimed that Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie told E! that “Jordan is to blame for the Syrian refugees’ atrocious conditions.”
The hackers were recently in the headlines for their support of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime, the Wall Street Journal reported. Their other hacking targets include Twitter accounts for 60 Minutes, the BBC, NPR and Reuters.
The pop sensation has yet to respond. Biebs is currently in Dubai for his international Believe tour.
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