To the shock of many teenage girls, E! Online tweeted that Justin Bieber admitted he was gay.
But it ends up the story wasn't true and E! Online is the latest media outlet to have their Twitter account hacked.
“Exclusive: Justin Bieber to E!online: I’m a gay,” the E! Online account announced — prompting 1,200 retweets and 351 favorites.
A group billing itself as the Syrian Electronic Army claimed responsibility for the takeover. The SEA was also behind the April hijacking of The Associated Press Twitter feed.
E! suspended its Twitter account following the hack attack.
“Eonline's breaking news twitter and sms accounts were compromised today,” the organization said in a statement. “We're working to have this resolved as quickly as possible and are fully investigating the incident.
H/T NY Daily News