Hackers Took Over Sarah Silverman's Twitter and Posted an Anti-Hillary Message

It appeared just two days after she fully endorsed Clinton at the DNC.

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Just two days after Sarah Silverman gave a rousing speech at the Democratic National Convention fully backing Hillary Clinton—and fully calling out "Bernie or bust" supporters (opens in new tab)—hackers gained access to her Twitter account and tweeted a particularly unpleasant comment about the Democratic nominee.

The tweet in question, which has since been deleted, links to a video from "Anonymous," the international group of hackers that "declared war (opens in new tab)" on Donald Trump earlier this year. The tweet said, "America, are you awakening?" with a link to the video, which attacks Clinton, as well as a #Hilary4Prison hashtag. Here's a screen grab of the tweet:

Minutes later, Silverman took to her Twitter to clarify that her account was hacked.

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Never has there been a more opportune time for Silverman to use Taylor Swift's infamous line (opens in new tab): "I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative, one that I have never asked to be a part of."

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Maggie Maloney is the associate editor at Town & Country and ELLE Decor, where she covers style, beauty, jewelry, and the many members of the royal family. She also manages social media and content strategy for both brands.